Ricoh Global Eco Action 2015 was held as detailed below under the theme of “sharing ‘eco-mind’ together.” During the action period, a wide range of stakeholders, from the Group employees, their family members and friends, local communities and residents, to business partners, will participated in a variety of planned activities, all sharing their common commitment to the environment. Ricoh will expand on this initiative, thus inspiring a greater number of people to join in global action.
Action month: June 2015 (Monday, June 1 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015)
Common action day: Friday, June 5, 2015
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Ricoh Global Eco Action initiative.
Under this initiative, Ricoh has implemented a broad spectrum of common global activities as well as local activities tailored to suit the distinct features of each area, thereby inspiring a greater number of people to join in the global eco action.
1.Common global activities
Implementation of the following activities allowed all Ricoh Group employees to share their aspirations for promoting sustainable environmental management as One Global RICOH.
2.2. Local activities
The following local activities were conducted in the various regions specified across the globe:
Japan: Eliminated non-indigenous plant species along the Tamagawa river
Japan: Participated in the Arakawa river Clean Aid campaign together with customers
Japan: Served dishes made with eco-friendly ingredients at office cafeterias
Japan: Hosted the 10th anniversary lecture event
Japan: Actions were taken to conserve the Ena-no-Mori forest together with local residents
U.S.: Distributed seedlings of indigenous plant species to raise awareness of biodiversity
Canada: Conducted park cleanup activities
U.S.: Hosted a study group on biodiversity conservation
U.S.: Hosted a training program on Zero Waste to Landfill at REI plants
Singapore: Hosted panel discussions in collaboration with governments and other organizations
Singapore: Sponsored a roundtable discussion hosted by the World Environment Center (WEC)
China: Employees and their families planted trees at a wetland park
U.K: Conducted biodiversity conservation activities within the premises of a plant
Spain: Hosted an ecological event for families and children
U.K: Eliminated non-indigenous plants and planted indigenous trees in collaboration with a NGO