Supporting sustainability goals to minimize the event’s carbon footprint and support the circular economy
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world governing body of cycling, along with Glasgow Life and CGI have selected Xerox to provide devices certified to meet internationally recognized security and product sustainability standards and onsite support to the UCI Cycling World Championships, taking place in Scotland, 3 Aug – 13 Aug 2023.
Xerox is supporting the UCIs essential print and copying services across the full cycle championships, the world’s largest cycle event, spanning 11 cycle disciplines in multiple locations, with 284 different teams and country delegations from around the world. Xerox will also supply a team of onsite engineering support staff and service delivery team, from Glasgow and the surrounding areas.
The devices have been remanufactured near Glasgow at Concept, a Xerox Business Solutions company, in Clydebank, which was recently awarded the BSI kitemark BS 8887-220:2010. The devices have earned Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), Blue Angel and ENERGY STAR ecolabels.
To realise the ambition of providing print technology with sustainability benefits to the championships, Xerox will use onsite engineering staff to proactively visit each device daily to enable optimum uptime through the event. Devices will be configured to reduce power consumption through energy saving settings including reduced toner consumption in draft print mode to help lower the carbon footprint. Users will have multiple ways of printing and scanning. including our PrintByXerox cloud based app, Scan to Cloud Email app, Scan to USB, Print from USB and USB cable printing. In addition , Xerox will provide FSC certified paper having 100% Post-Consumer recycled content.
“Xerox has a proven legacy in supporting similar scale events throughout the UK, including the London Olympics in 2012, European Championships in Glasgow in 2018, Glasgow 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships and most recently the COP26 Climate Action Conference also in Glasgow in 2021, so we are delighted to be providing print services for the UCI Cycling World Championships."
The UCI’s Sustainability Vision to make cycling one of the world's most sustainable sports and promote the bicycle as a key transport mode in combating climate change, improving population health and building a more sustainable future for all is fully aligned with our core values. Our appointment is a testament to our commitment to fighting climate change, and our journey to net zero by 2040 whilst helping to make a positive difference on one of the world’s most pressing issues,” stated Darren Cassidy, Managing Director, Xerox UK&I.
After the event, Xerox will remanufacture all the printers at our Concept, a Xerox Business Solutions company, plant in Clydebank, to extend the life and continue to promote a circular economy.