You can't manage what you can't measure, and once you start measuring, things have a way of turning around quickly. That's been Keybank's experience, where recent efforts to track corporate printing down to the employee level has measured up to $2 million in annual savings, a reduction the bank says translates into saving about 70 acres of mature trees annually.

KeyBank's SmartPrint initiative to reduce printer paper and ink usage included the deployment of Equitrac Office, which tracks every print instruction issued by employees and produces a monthly report on their printing usage.

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