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Communication:Environmental Communication with Stakeholders – Ricoh Global Eco Action<2014 Action>

Ricoh Global Eco Action 2014

In-house advertising poster

In-house advertising poster

Ricoh Global Eco Action 2014 will be held as detailed below under the theme of “sharing ‘eco-mind’ together.” During the action period, a wide range of stakeholders, from the Group employees, their family members and friends, local communities and residents, to business partners, will participate in a variety of planned activities, all sharing their common commitment to the environment. Ricoh will expand on this initiative, thus inspiring a greater number of people to join in global action.

Outline of Ricoh Global Eco Action 2014

<Period>
Action month: June 2014 (Sunday, June 1 to Monday, June 30, 2014)
Common action day: Thursday, June 5, 2014

<Major activities>
Common global activities

  • Turning off the lights in Ricoh advertising towers and signboards on June 5
    (excluding natural energy powered billboards)
  • Creating dedicated Facebook* and blog pages to share activity reports globally
  • Individual Ricoh employees making a pledge for eco-action (ECO Declaration)

Local activities

  • Hosting events in collaboration with government and business organizations
  • Participating in environmental events held by local communities
  • Encouraging customers to select the energy-saving mode setting on MFPs and printers
  • * The dedicated Facebook page was closed on July 31, 2014.

Major actions

Turning off the lights in Ricoh advertising towers and signboards (excluding natural energy powered billboards)

  • image:Shanghai, China
    Shanghai, China

  • image:Mumbai, India
    Mumbai, India

  • image:Ginza, Tokyo
    Ginza, Tokyo

ECO Declaration

Individual Ricoh employees make a pledge for eco-action. This year, a total of 18,823 group employees made their own ECO Declaration. Major pledges include:
- Using double-sided printing and consolidated printing as often as possible
- Ensuring that air conditioning is set at an appropriate temperature
- Accurately separating garbage for reuse and recycling
- Carrying out eco-actions together with family members and friends

Wearing green as an awareness-raising tool

  • image:Japan
    Japan

  • image:Americas
    Americas

  • image:Europe
    Europe

Activities by region

<Japan>

  • image:Mr. Clive W. Nicol, a Japan-based Welsh writer, making a presentation
    Mr. Clive W. Nicol, a Japan-based Welsh writer, making a presentation image:Participating in an Arakawa Clean Aid campaign together with our customers
    Participating in an Arakawa Clean Aid campaign together with our customers

  • image:Used green electricity in all Ricoh group domestic facilities for total amount of power on common action day
    Used green electricity in all Ricoh group domestic facilities for total amount of power on common action day


<Americas>

  • image:Eco Action Clean-up during Walking for Wellness
    Eco Action Clean-up during Walking for Wellness

  • image:Cleaning the Lake Michigan shoreline in Michigan City, Indiana by Eco Action Team Midwest
    Cleaning the Lake Michigan shoreline in Michigan City, Indiana by Eco Action Team Midwest


<Europe>

  • image:Eco Ninja, biodiversity conservation project launched by a Ricoh factory in the UK
    Eco Ninja, biodiversity conservation project launched by a Ricoh factory in the UK

  • image:Company EV introduced to help reduce CO2 emissions
    Company EV introduced to help reduce CO2 emissions


<Asia Pacific/China>

  • image:Ricoh Asia Pacific organizing a forum in cooperation with other companies and government agencies
    Ricoh Asia Pacific organizing a forum in cooperation with other companies and government agencies

  • image:A campaign held to promote the use of lunch boxes in an effort to reduce consumption of disposable containers
    A campaign held to promote the use of lunch boxes in an effort to reduce consumption of disposable containers