A signatory to international agreements and policy guidelines, the Ricoh Group is fully committed to achieving a sustainable society.
|April 2002||Becomes the second Japanese company to sign the UN Global Compact|
|June 2007||Signs Caring for Climate: The Business Leadership Platform of the UN Global Compact|
|May 2008||Signs the Japan Business Initiative for Biodiversity|
|December 2008||Signs the CEO Statement for the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN|
|July 2009||Participates in the Japan Climate Leaders’ Partnership as a founding member|
|December 2010||Announces its support for The Cancun Communiqué on Climate Change|
|February 2011||Signs a statement of support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles by the UN Global Compact|
|November 2012||Announces its support for The Carbon Price Communiqué to counter climate change|
|September 2014||Announces its endorsement of the Initiative to Support the World Bank Group’s Carbon Pricing|
|September 2014||Announces its support for The Trillion Tonne Communiqué, a call to keep cumulative CO2 emissions below a trillion tonnes|
|April 2017||Becomes the first Japanese company to join the RE100,* a collaborative, global initiative of influential businesses|
This is an international initiative in which participating companies aim to covering all of their power needs with renewable energy. Ricoh has committed to using a minimum of 30% renewable energy by 2030 and 100% by 2050.
Many international awards attest to the excellence of Ricoh Group products and business operations.
|January 2013||Ricoh’s CSR activities are given the 10th Corporate Philanthropy Award|
|March 2013||Included in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Diversity Management Selection 100|
|July 2013||Designated a Leader in Worldwide Managed Print Services by IDC MarketScape Analysis for the third straight year|
|January 2014||Receives Bronze Award in RobecoSAM’s survey of corporate sustainability|
|January 2014||Selected as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations for the 10th consecutive year|
|October 2014||Receives Singapore Sustainability Award|
|November 2014||Named to “2014 Top 100 Global Innovators” list|
|December 2014||Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. recognized at Singapore Sustainability Awards 2014|
|December 2014||Awarded 2014 Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity|
|December 2014||Remains a constituent under new standards for the FTSE4Good Index Series|
|January 2015||Receives the Chairman’s Prize of ECCJ in the Energy Conservation Grand Prize for excellent energy conservation equipment|
Recognized as “Prime” on the oekom sustainability rating
|April 2015||Receives the Prize for Science and Technology in the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology|
|September 2015||Becomes a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices for socially responsible investment for the third year in a row|
|November 2015||Recognized by CDP as a leading company in Climate Change Disclosure for the second straight year|
|January 2016||Selected for the Silver Class in RobecoSAM sustainability ratings for the second consecutive year|
|March 2016||Named as one of the “2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Institute for the seventh time|
|April 2017||Awarded the top “Gold Rating” in EcoVadis supplier survey for the third straight year|
|July 2017||Selected for the FTSE4Good Index Series, a socially responsible investment index, for the 14th consecutive year|
|July 2017||Included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, which measures the ESG practices of Japanese companies, and the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index|
|September 2017||Placed first for third consecutive year in two IT-related J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey categories|
The Ricoh Group is a leading sponsor of student technology competitions.
Intel* International Science & Engineering Fair [U.S.]
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