TOKYO, January 31, 2020 – Ricoh Company, Ltd. has received the highest Gold rating in the sustainability survey conducted by EcoVadis. Since receiving the first Gold rating in 2014, Ricoh has consistently received the highest rating in the survey.
EcoVadis assesses suppliers from 155 countries and across 198 business sectors on corporate policies, initiatives and achievements in areas concerning the Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. Ricoh submitted its sustainability data to EcoVadis for evaluation and was ranked within the top 5% of all companies surveyed.
Today, many global companies are eager to improve sustainability across their entire supply chain. In fact, the sustainability performance of suppliers has become an important factor for supplier selection. It is also becoming increasingly common that customers often ask us to submit our EcoVadis assessment results as part of their supplier selection process.
EMPOWERING DIGITAL WORKPLACES is our unified global value proposition. We look to broaden the value we deliver through business by covering everything from conventional offices through to the frontlines and society at large, thereby helping to achieve the SDGs. Ricoh recognizes this gold rating as one of the testament to our sustainable activities towards SDGs. We will proactively make efforts to improve sustainability, thereby consistently meeting the expectations of all stakeholders through achieving business growth and boosting corporate value.
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, communications 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 2019, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,013 billion yen (approx. 18.1 billion USD).
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