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Environmental data:Performance data -Resource Conservation / Recycling-

Note

Major performance data reported for fiscal 2012 and beyond were verified (100% coverage for figures marked with *1) by an independent certification body. The absence of the mark indicates that the data in question are not applicable to third-party verification.

Water

Japan

Scope of data collection: Ricoh Company Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries in Japan

Unit Results
FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Water withdrawal 1,000 m3 3,100*1 3,200*1 3,495*1 3,579*1 3,426*1
Water discharge 1,000 m3 2,033*1 2,440*1 2,504*1 2,201*1 2,164*1
Reused/recycled volume 1,000 m3 637*1 623*1 875*1 996*1 774*1
Water withdrawal per sales unit 1,000 m3
/100 million yen
0.33 0.38 0.46 0.47 0.43

Outside Japan
Scope of data collection: production subsidiaries outside Japan

Unit Results
FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Water withdrawal 1,000 m3 987*1 1,052*1 980*1 963*1 909*1
Water discharge 1,000 m3 771*1 822*1 854*1 823*1 778*1
Reused/recycled volume 1,000 m3 35*1 34*1 53*1 14*1 14*1
Water withdrawal per sales unit 1,000 m3
/100 million yen
0.08 0.08 0.07 0.08 0.07

Japan / Outside Japan
Scope of data collection: Ricoh Company Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries inside and outside Japan
Data coverage: This data covers more than 90% of Ricoh group's entire operations.

Unit Results
FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Water withdrawal 1,000 m3 4,087*1 4,252*1 4,475*1 4,542*1 4,335*1
Water discharge 1,000 m3 2,804*1 3,262*1 3,358*1 3,025*1 2.942*1
Reused/recycled volume 1,000 m3 672*1 657*1 928*1 1,011*1 787*1
Water withdrawal per sales unit 1,000 m3
/100 million yen
0.18 0.19 0.20 0.22 0.21
  • * Data include estimated values.
  • * Amount of water withdrawal represents the aggregate amount for municipal water, industrial water and groundwater.

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Wastes

Japan

Scope of data collection: Ricoh Company Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries in Japan

Unit Results
FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Total amount of wastes ton 38,818*1 36,954*1 37,917*1 35,207*1 33,574*1
Final disposal amount ton 14*1 16*1 15*1 31*1 18*1
Amount of resource recovered ton 37,013*1 35,792*1 36,817*1 34,372*1 32,178*1
Resource recovery rate % 98.9*1 98.4*1 98.6*1 99.6*1 98.6*1
Total wastes per sales unit ton/100 million yen 4.07 4.40 4.98 4.59 4.20

Outside Japan
Scope of data collection: production subsidiaries outside Japan

Unit Results
FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Total amount of wastes ton 26,131*1 24,600*1 23,440*1 25,276*1 25,587*1
Final disposal amount ton 375*1 340*1 359*1 235*1 73*1
Amount of resource recovered ton 25,461 *1 24,080*1 22,915*1 24,846*1 25,236*1
Resource recovery rate % 98.1*1 98.1*1 98.3*1 98.8*1 99.6*1
Total wastes per sales unit ton/100 million yen 2.04 1.77 1.62 2.00 2.03

Japan / Outside Japan
Scope of data collection: Ricoh Company Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries inside and outside Japan
Data coverage: This data covers more than 76% of Ricoh group's entire operations.

Unit Results
FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Total amount of wastes ton 64,949*1 61,555*1 61,357*1 60.483*1 59,161*1
Final disposal amount ton 390*1 356*1 375*1 266*1 91*1
Amount of resource recovered ton 62,474 *1 59,872*1 59,731*1 59,218*1 57,414*1
Resource recovery rate % 98.6*1 98.3*1 98.5*1 99.2*1 99.1*1
Total wastes per sales unit ton/100 million yen 2.90 2.76 2.78 2.98 2.87
  • * Waste data for fiscal 2016 has been corrected.
  • * Resource recovery rate: Amount of resource recovered/amount discharged
  • * Data exclude waste commercially recovered items and the equivalents (products taken back from customers)
  • * Amount of water removed by dehydration, drying, or deacidification is excluded from the calculation.
  • * Amount of residue left after intermediate treatment as well as from refuse incineration, even if energy is recovered from the incineration process, is included in the calculation.

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