TOKYO, April 9, 2018 - Ricoh Company, Ltd. has been awarded “Prime” status, a Sustainability rating by the German company, oekom research AG.
Oekom research is one of the world's leading rating agencies in the field of sustainable investment. In the Community and Environment category it comprehensively assesses enterprises according to criteria selected for each industry, and recognizes as “Prime” enterprises, those companies that stand for excellence in their particular industry.
Ricoh was also listed for 14 consecutive years in the “FTSE4Good Index Series,” the FTSE Group (UK) index for socially responsible investing. It was rated as Gold, the highest level, in the sustainability survey conducted by EcoVadis (France), consecutively since 2014. In addition, Ricoh was recognized by CDP as a global leader for its corporate response to climate change and was included in the climate change A-list in 2017.
Ricoh defines the ideal sustainable society as one that satisfactorily maintains the Three Ps Balance - Prosperity (economic activities), People (society) and Planet (environment). To achieve this, Ricoh will continue to provide new value to stakeholders through its corporate activities and will endeavor to resolve social issues.
Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2017, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,028 billion yen (approx. 18.2 billion USD).
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