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Environmental data:Performance data -Resource Conservation / Recycling-

Note

Major performance data reported for FY2012 were verified by Bureau Veritas Japan Co., Ltd., an independent certification body. Verification is offered at multiple levels reflecting data monitoring coverage rate, indicated by specified symbols (e.g. *1: 100%). Figures that lack any of these marks indicate that such data are not applicable for third-party verification.

Water

Japan

Scope of data collection: Ricoh Company Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries in Japan

  Unit Results
FY2008 FY2009 FY2010 FY2011 FY2012
Water withdrawal 1,000 m3 3,191 3,077 3,175 3,112 3,079*1
Water discharge 1,000 m3 - 2,508 2,580 2,523 2,095*1
Reused/recycled volume 1,000 m3 - 453 446 499 531*1
Water withdrawal per sales unit 1,000 m3
/100 million yen
0.34 0.35 0.36 0.35 0.35
  • *Wastewater volume data includes estimated values.
Outside Japan

Scope of data collection: production subsidiaries outside Japan

  Unit Results
FY2008 FY2009 FY2010 FY2011 FY2012
Water withdrawal 1,000 m3 804 768 843 900 1,211*1
Water discharge 1,000 m3 - 654 710 743 960*1
Reused/recycled volume 1,000 m3 - 27 23 35 37*1
Water withdrawal per sales unit 1,000 m3
/100 million yen
0.07 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.11
  • *Wastewater volume data includes estimated values.
Japan / Outside Japan

Scope of data collection: Ricoh Company Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries inside and outside Japan

  Unit Results
FY2008 FY2009 FY2010 FY2011 FY2012
Water withdrawal 1,000 m3 3,995 3,845 4,018 4,012 4,290*1
Water discharge 1,000 m3 - 3,162 3,290 3,266 3,055*1
Reused/recycled volume 1,000 m3 - 480 469 534 568*1
Water withdrawal per sales unit 1,000 m3
/100 million yen
0.19 0.19 0.21 0.21 0.22
  • *Wastewater volume data includes estimated values.

Wastes

Japan

Scope of data collection: Ricoh Company Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries in Japan

  Unit Results
FY2008 FY2009 FY2010 FY2011 FY2012
Total amount of wastes ton 32,506 27,882 33,242 39,851 37,552*1
Final disposal amount ton 13 100 39 14 13*1
Amount of resource recovered ton 32,493 26,032 31,270 37,303 34,877*1
Resource recovery rate % 100.0 98.9 99.5 99.7 99.4*1
Total wastes per sales unit ton/100 million yen 3.46 3.18 3.80 4.50 4.31
Outside Japan

Scope of data collection: production subsidiaries outside Japan

  Unit Results
FY2008 FY2009 FY2010 FY2011 FY2012
Total amount of wastes ton 22,049 22,506 25,428 27,133 28,543*1
Final disposal amount ton 311 198 244 295 357*1
Amount of resource recovered ton 21,717 21,583 24,763 26,456 27,766*1
Resource recovery rate % 98.5 96.8 98.7 98.7 98.7*1
Total wastes per sales unit ton/100 million yen 1.91 1.98 2.39 2.67 2.71
  • *Inaccuracies have been identified in the fiscal 2010 and 2011 data reported in the past, and corrections have been made with the reporting of fiscal 2012 data.
Japan / Outside Japan

Scope of data collection: Ricoh Company Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries inside and outside Japan

  Unit Results
FY2008 FY2009 FY2010 FY2011 FY2012
Total amount of wastes ton 54,555 50,389 58,670 66,984 66,095*1
Final disposal amount ton 325 298 283 310 370*1
Amount of resource recovered ton 54,210 47,615 56,032 63,759 62,643*1
Resource recovery rate % 99.4 97.9 99.1 99.3 99.3*1
Total wastes per sales unit ton/100 million yen 2.61 2.50 3.02 3.52 3.43
  • * Resource recovery rate: Amount of resource recovered/amount discharged
    The following applies to the recovery rate for fiscal 2009, 2010 and 2011:
    - Amount of water removed by dehydration, drying, or deacidification is excluded from the calculation.
    - Amount of residue left after intermediate treatment as well as from refuse incineration, even if energy is recovered from the incineration process, is included in the calculation.
  • *Inaccuracies have been identified in the fiscal 2010 and 2011 data reported in the past, and corrections have been made with the reporting of fiscal 2012 data.

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