Ricoh Company, Ltd., Tokyo, January 12, 2012 — The latest industry report by oekom research shows that Ricoh is the top performing business globally for sustainability performance following an extensive study of more than 200 IT industry companies around the world. From the 16.1% of companies who received oekom ‘Prime’ status, the number one position was awarded to Ricoh and Intel™.
Out of the many areas of investigation analysed, oekom focused on the following key issues in relation to the IT industry’s sustainability performance.
• Working condition in the supply chain
• Reduction/substitution of hazardous components
• Return, recycling, reuse
• Customer information on potential energy savings and hazardous substances
* Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the United States and / other countries.
Jan 12, 2012
Ricoh Company, Ltd.