Konica Minolta Takes Lead in Environmentally Conscious Printing

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FOR: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. 
AUGUST 13, 2014 
Konica Minolta Takes Lead in Environmentally Conscious Printing 
Konica Minolta VP Joins Two Sides North America Sustainability Committee 
RAMSEY, NJ --(Marketwired - August 13, 2014) -  Konica Minolta Business
Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), has joined Two Sides North America, a
rapidly growing non-profit organization that promotes the responsible
production, use and sustainability of print and paper. Konica Minolta's
Vice President of Strategic Business Development, Kay Du Fernandez will also
serve on Two Sides' Sustainability Committee. 
Two Sides aims to dispel common misconceptions about paper, including the
belief that using paper is always bad. In fact, paper comes from trees which
are a renewable resource if they are grown in responsibly managed forests. The
continuing demand for sustainably sourced paper gives North American landowners
and families a financial incentive to continue managing their lands responsibly
and keep them forested rather than selling them for development or other
non-forest uses.  
"It's an honor to have a sustainability leader such as Konica Minolta
join our organization," says Phil Riebel, President, Two Sides North
America. "Their global sustainability recognitions are numerous and their
engagement in Two Sides will further strengthen our reputation, our
credibility, and our reach."  
"Konica Minolta views environmental awareness as an integral part of our
management philosophy. Our leaders and employees strive to uphold the highest
standards of responsible citizenship," says Kay Du Fernandez, Vice
President, Strategic Business Development, Konica Minolta Business Solutions,
Inc. "We are excited to join Two Sides in its mission to promote the
responsible production and use of print and paper, and dispel common
environmental misconceptions about paper to ensure the future of this important
industry."  
For more information about Konica Minolta's environmental activities,
visit:  
http://kmbs.konicaminolta.us/wps/portal/web/home/corporate-citizenship/environment 
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information
management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud
services. Our solutions help organizations improve their speed to market,
manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase
productivity. Clients trust Konica Minolta to help them envision how they can
achieve their goals and deliver innovative solutions to give shape to their
ideas. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition including being
recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market
by Brand Keys for six consecutive years, and "A3 MFP Line of the
Year" award winner from Buyers Laboratory LLC for an unprecedented four
consecutive years. In 2012, Konica Minolta received "Document Imaging
Solutions Line of the Year" recognition from BLI. Konica Minolta, Inc. has
also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for two years in a
row. For more information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow
Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. 
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: 
Konica Minolta Contacts 
Karen Harris
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201-818-3231
kharris@kmbs.konicaminolta.us 
Allison Kern
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201-934-4620
akern@kmbs.konicaminolta.us 
INDUSTRY:  Computers and Software - Hardware, Computers and Software -
Internet, Computers and Software - Networking, Computers and Software -
Peripherals, Computers and Software - Software 
SUBJECT:  ENV 
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