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ESG Data

See our ESG performance data from fiscal 2019 to 2022.
We introduce these data in our ESG Data Book 2023 as well.
Third-party verified data are marked with “*.”


Corporate Governance

  • Board of directors structure
  • Number of board meetings
  • Board meeting attendance
  • Audit & supervisory board structure
  • Number of audit & supervisory board meetings
  • Audit & supervisory board meeting attendance
  • Nomination committee structure
  • Number of nomination committee meetings
  • Nomination committee meeting attendance
  • Compensation committee structure
  • Number of compensation committee meetings
  • Compensation committee meeting attendance
  • Compensation: Directors
  • Compensation: Audit & supervisory board members
  • Compensation of all employees and CEO compensation


  • Cases of serious accidents involving products
  • Number of serious violations of law or incidents and accidents*
  • Number of penalties for bribery and corruption
  • Number of anti-competitive practices
  • Number of code of conduct or ethics breaches
  • Political contribution and other spendings

    • Lobbying, interest representation or similar
    • Local, regional or national political campaigns / organizations / candidates
    • Trade associations or tax-exempt groups (ex. Think tanks)
    • Other (ex. Spending related to ballot measures or referendums)

Information Security

  • Number of serious incidents and accidents involving information security
  • Number of breaches of customer privacy (complaints from outside parties)
  • Number of breaches of customer privacy (complaints from regulatory bodies)


Environmental Management

  • Penalties and fines concerning the environment

Eco Balance

  • Input and Output

Energy Conservation / Prevention of Global Warming

  • Energy*
  • Power Generation
  • Electric power used*(Total electricity, Renewable electricity, and Renewable energy ratio)
  • GHG emissions* (Scopes 1, 2, and 3)
  • GHG emissions* (Scope 3 by category)
  • CO2 emissions in logistics by Ricoh Group
  • CO2 emissions during product use
  • Avoided emissions (Provision of energy-saving products, Provision of digital services and Resource saving of products)
  • CDP climate change score

Resource Conservation and Recycling


  • Virgin material usage ratio of products*
  • Amount of virgin materials used in products*
  • Amount of recycled plastics used in products (including supplies)
  • Collection amount of end-of-life products
  • Reuse / Recycle / Energy Recovery Volume
  • Reuse / Recycle rate
  • Energy recovery rate
  • Incineration / Landfill rate
  • Percentatge of products sold last year that can be resused or recycled
  • Percentage of products and materials that were actually reused or recycled by own operations
  • Financial benefit for take-back program


  • Water* (Water withdrawal, Water discharge, Reused/recycled volume, and Reused/recycled rate)
  • Waste* (Total amount of waste, Final disposal amount, Amount of resource recovered, and Resourcerecovery rate)

Pollution Prevention

  • Environmentally sensitive substances (Amount used, Amount discharged)
  • PRTR-target substances (Amount used, Amount discharged, and Amount transferred)
  • Air pollutants (Sox, Nox, and VOC*)

Conservation of Biodiversity

  • Forest Conservation Projects
  • Activity participants
  • One Million Trees Project

Environmental Data by Business Sites

  • Environmental Data by Business Sites

Disclosure for EPEAT

  • Public Disclosure of Key Environmental Aspects
  • Public Disclosure of Supply Chain Toxics
  • Allow use of general office paper with renewable content, recycled content, and that is chlorine free
  • Documentation that product does not prevent the use of non-manufacturer cartridges and non-manufacturer containers
  • Documentation that the cartridge or container is not designed to prevent its reuse and recycling


Human Resources

  • Total number of employees(per region)
  • Gender ratio
  • Percentage of age group
  • Average years of service
  • Average age
  • Gender pay gap based on all employee
  • Gender pay gap per person in management level*
  • Percentage of female workers in management positions*
  • Percentage of female workers in junior management positions
  • Percentage of female workers in executive management positions*
  • Percentage of women in management positions in revenue-generating functions
  • Percentage of women in STEM-related positions
  • Race/ Ethnicity ( For US Employees Only)
  • Total number of new employee hires(Percentage of open positions filled by internal candidates %)
  • Number of women employees in new hires
  • Employee turnover rate
  • Ratio of female taking childcare leave
  • Ratio of male taking childcare leave*
  • Number of people taking nursing care leave
  • Employment rate of workers with disabilities*
  • Percentage of locally hired presidents
  • Average hours of training and development per employee
  • Average amount spent on training and development
  • Implementation rate of employee awareness surveys

Occupational Safety and Health

  • Number of serious accidents
  • Number of industrial accidents
  • Number of fatalities related to workplace accidents
  • Frequency of work-related accidents
  • Severity rate for work-related accidents
  • Absentee Rate

Supply Chain Management

  • Response rate for CSR self-assessments by suppliers

Innovation Management

  • R&D expenditure by business segments
  • Ratio of R&D expenditure to sales
  • Patents registered worldwide

Social Contribution Activities

  • Social contribution programs
  • Hours spent for social contribution activities
  • Amount of charitable donations
  • Total contributions to society