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Ricoh selected for inclusion in five major ESG Indices for Japanese equities adopted by the GPIF

July 8, 2022

TOKYO, July 8, 2022 – Ricoh has been selected for inclusion in five major ESG investment indices for Japanese equities adopted by Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the world's largest government pension fund.

The list of indices is as follows:

  • MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index *first time
  • MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) *continues to be included since 2017
  • FTSE Blossom Japan Index *continues to be included since 2017
  • FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index *selected for the first time in April 2022
  • S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index *continues to be included since 2018

Ricoh has also been included in the “FTSE4Good Index”, which covers global companies, for 19 consecutive years since 2004.

Mikako Suzuki, Corporate Officer of Ricoh in charge of ESG and Risk Management, says:“For the Ricoh Group, an ideal sustainable society is one in which the Three Ps (prosperity, people and planet) is maintained. To create such a society, we have identified seven material issues in two areas, “Resolving social issues through business,” and “Robust management infrastructure,” and set 17 ESG targets in linkage with the material to work toward solving these issues. Ricoh will continue to contribute to solving social issues and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through its business activities.”

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Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services that enable individuals to work smarter from anywhere.

With cultivated knowledge and organizational capabilities nurtured over its 85-year history, Ricoh is a leading provider of digital services, information management, and print and imaging solutions designed to support digital transformation and optimize business performance.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group has major operations throughout the world and its products and services now reach customers in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2022, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,758 billion yen (approx. 14.5 billion USD).

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