Environmental Technologies:Technology Development:Products
Disclosure of information using environmental labels
It is important not only to develop environmentally-friendly products through the use of environmental technologies and LCA-based design, but also to disclose information in an easy-to-understand manner. Ricoh is actively engaged in introducing Type I environmental label certifications so that customers will understand that our products are environmentally friendly. We are also working to disclose our environmental information in accordance with Type III environmental declarations.
Acquiring the first Green Choice eco-labeling certificate in the Philippines
- Philippines/Ricoh (Philippines) Inc.
In July 2010, Ricoh (Philippines) Inc. (RPH) became the fi rst company to received the certifi cation of Green Choice Philippines1, a Type I environmental label program, in the multifunctional printing devices (MFPD2) category. RPH was invited to a forum for the sales promotion of Green Choice certifi ed products and environmental and sustainability activities, titled “the Gathering Hands —Sustainability at Work” on July 21, 2010. Afi cio MP 1600/1900/2000 L series were displayed in the forum venue to showcase the fi rst certifi ed MFP product series under this national eco-labeling initiative.
- 1The National Ecolabelling Programme – Green Choice Philippines (NELP-GCP)
- 2Multi-function printing devices