Ricoh Recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
Scored Industry best in "Innovation Management", "Product Stewardship" and
MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 25, 2013
MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ricoh Company, Ltd. (Ricoh) today
announced it has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
(DJSI) ^ and has obtained the industry best score in three categories;
"Innovation Management", "Product Stewardship" and "Digital Inclusion."
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DJSI, compiled by Dow Jones and RobecoSAM Group, was the first global
sustainability index to assess a company's corporate sustainability from the
economic, environmental, and social developments aspects. Its process is
considered to be among the most rigorous in terms of the number of questions
and depth of information requested.^i
This year, DJSI reviewed 2,500 companies around the world, and 333 companies
were selected to the DJSI world Index. Ricoh was recognized as a leader in the
Computer & Peripherals and Office Electronics industry as well as being added
to the DJSI world and DJSI Asia/Pacific Index in 2013.
Ricoh makes social and environmental contributions toward a more sustainable
society while aiming to earn greater trust and confidence from customers and
stakeholders. With globalization, issues facing society are becoming
increasingly complicated and diversified. In tandem with these social changes
come corresponding changes for businesses. Corporations are expected to make
meaningful contributions to society while also creating economic value. Ricoh
believes these corporate efforts will drive innovation and create additional
The news follows Ricoh's inclusion in the Carbon Disclosure Project, the
FTSE4Good Index Series for the tenth consecutive year and Oekom Corporate
Ratings, putting it into the 4 major credible ratings in the world^ii. It has
also been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies 2013 for the
fifth consecutive year by Ethisphere Institute and the Global 100 Most
Sustainable Corporation in the World for the ninth year.
For more information on Ricoh's sustainability initiatives, visit
http://www.ricoh.com/environment/ and http://www.ricoh.com/csr/.
| About Ricoh |
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment,
production print solutions, document management systems and IT services.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and
regions. In the financial year ending March 2013, Ricoh Group had worldwide
sales of 1,924 billion yen (approx. 20 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and
services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh
also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial
products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional
standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform
the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
For further information, please visit www.ricoh.com/about/.
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