Ricoh Group has newly established five material issues which it needs to focus on through business, based on the Sustainable Development Goals that were agreed by the international community, and aims to create new markets and value propositions by looking broadly at social issues, and taking on the challenge to resolve them while simultaneously achieving social development and Ricoh's own business growth.
Ricoh Sustainable Products Program (RSPP) aims to deliver Sustainable Products/Services which resolved these material issues and driving Sustainable society for the customers.
In RSPP, we assess Ricoh Group products/services by the in-house original standard and self-certificate. based on the assessment results. products/services contribute to resolve material issues are certified as “Sustainable Products” and those products judged particularly excellent are certified as “Sustainable Products-Premium”.
Ricoh Group will effectively utilize this program to steer manufacturing such that all products can meet the criteria for “Sustainable Products” by 2020, thus more effectively contributing to enhancing the sustainability of our customers.
Our “Mission Statement” in The RICOH Way is “At the Ricoh Group, we are committed to providing excellence to improve the quality of living and to drive sustainability”, which is our essential guide to each daily activity and management decision. To achieve this “Mission Statement”, we assess products and services by our own strict criteria, and certify sustainability performance and feature by ourselves in “Ricoh Sustainable Products Program”.