Panasonic’s visionary founder, Konosuke Matsushita, believed that the company’s primary responsibility was to contribute to the betterment of society as detailed in its’ Basic Management Objective established in 1929. His philosophy still guides the company’s actions today. From the LEED Platinum Panasonic Corporation of North America headquarter facility in Newark, N.J., to the comprehensive energy-saving measures implemented in all of its factories, Panasonic remains dedicated to minimizing the environmental impact of its operations around the globe. In recognition, Interbrand’s 2014 Best Global Green Brands study ranked Panasonic the #1 green electronics company in the world.
Panasonic has collaborated with AnythingIT to offer a trade in program for recycling document scanners and imaging products. This program allows customers to recycle their legacy office products free of charge. Through Panasonic’s relationship with FedEx, customers have access to print their own shipping label to return their legacy and outdated scanners and devices free of charge to Anything IT for environmentally-compliant recycling.