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    Commitment and Recognition

    Commitment to Society

    A signatory to international agreements and policy guidelines, the Ricoh Group is fully committed to achieving a sustainable society.

    Commitment to 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

    the UN Global Compact



    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.



    Major Awards and Recognition

    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
    January 2015

    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

    Sponsorships to Develop Future Leaders

    The Ricoh Group is a leading sponsor of student technology competitions.

    Intel ISEF(International Science & Engineering Fair)

    Intel* International Science & Engineering Fair [U.S.]
    *Intel: Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.