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Our commitment to society

The Ricoh Group hopes to create new markets and offer new value by paying attention to the broader society and taking on challenges in regard to social issues, thereby simultaneously realizing the development of society and the growth of the Group.
For this reason, we actively support and participate in initiatives and statements both within and outside Japan that aim at the creation of a sustainable society to respond to the expectations and requests of society and to realize a sustainable society.

September, 2018

Ricoh President & CEO Delivers Keynote Address at the Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony

Ricoh Company, Ltd. announced that on September 24, Jake Yamashita, its President and CEO, made a keynote speech at the Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony.
Ricoh was invited to the opening ceremony because of its long history of achievement, especially when tackling environmental issues. These include being the first Japanese company to join RE100* last year.

July, 2017

Ricoh's GHG reduction goals obtain approval from SBT Initiative

Ricoh Company Ltd. (President and CEO: Yoshinori Yamashita) obtained approval as Science Based Targets (SBT) from the international initiative, the SBT initiative (SBTi), in recognition of their greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, which form part of Ricoh's new Group Environmental Goals. These goals were established earlier in this fiscal year as scientifically-based targets and are in line with the Paris Agreement*1, which aims to achieve the 2-degree goal.

April, 2017

Ricoh sets environmental goals and becomes first Japanese company to join RE100

Ricoh has become the first Japanese company to join the RE100, a collaborative, global initiative of influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity, working to massively increase demand for - and delivery of - renewable energy.