Vista’s business is built around a drive to continuously improve. When it comes to implementing green initiatives, we work with our people on an ongoing basis to determine where to focus our efforts. Our common-sense approach to finding new areas to improve our sustainability led to:
Implementation of a Follow-You printing system that requires users to authenticate their request at the printer by scanning a personalized access card. This has a huge impact on waste reduction by eliminating unclaimed printing and holding users accountable for printing only the documents they actually need.
Facilitation of a company-wide initiative to eliminate plastic water bottles by distributing BPA-free metal water bottles to all staff and new employees. To promote the initiative, we selected bottles that are crafted using only sustainably harvested bamboo, food-grade silicone and stainless steel. No paint, no plastic and no confusion about what we’re trying to accomplish.
Roll out of a new program to digitize many internal processes. To help transition paper-based work procedures to a digital form, we integrated a new software application with current operating systems. Staff were engaged via one-on-one training sessions and group workshops, which helped uncover more opportunities for paperless work.