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Awards & Recognition

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Index Inclusion & Recognition

2021 Ricoh awarded Gold rating by EcoVadis for its sustainability practices

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2021 Ricoh awarded Silver Class recognition in S&P Global's Sustainability Yearbook 2021

2020 Ricoh recognised as Supplier Engagement Leader by CDP

2020 Ricoh achieves CDP “A List” for climate action leadership

2020 Ricoh wins the Grand Prix award at the Nikkei SDGs Management Grand Prix

2020 Ricoh included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index

2020  Ricoh recognized in the FTSE4Good, FTSE Blossom Japan, and the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Indexes

2020 Ricoh received a Gold Rating in EcoVadis supplier survey continuously since 2014

2020 Ricoh received Bronze Class in SAM Sustainability Award program for the second consecutive year

2019 Ricoh scored A- in CDP Climate Change Score report

2018 Ricoh recognised as “Prime” on the ISS ESG Corporate Rating

2018 Ricoh included in the FTSE4Good Index for the 15th consecutive year

2016 Ricoh awarded Silver Class recognition in sustainability ratings by RobecoSAM

2015 Ricoh recognised by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for industry best score in "Innovation Management," "Privacy protection," "Environmental Policy/Management System" and "Climate Strategy"

2014 Ricoh named to 2014 Top 100 Global Innovators list by Thomson Reuters

2014 Ricoh received the DJSI Bronze Award 2014 from RobecoSAM. The Bronze Award recognises companies whose score is within a range of 5% to 10% from the score of the Industry Leader, and affirms Ricoh's strong leadership in the sustainability area.

2014 Ricoh has once again been rated as one of Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world. Ricoh was presented with the news for the tenth year, during the World Economic Forum in Davos.

2013 Ricoh recognised by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). and gained the industry best score in three categories; “Innovation Management”, “Product Stewardship” and “Digital Inclusion.” According to a survey by a company called 'SustainAbility' Ricoh now features in the four most credible ratings in the world (Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, Carbon Disclosure Project, the FTSE4Good Index Series and Oekom Corporate Ratings).

2012 Won the Eco-Enterprise Innovation Award at the Oracle Excellence Awards, - with recognition also given to business partner Infosys and the 2012 Chief Sustainability Officer Award, presented to Ian Winham, CIO and CFO at Ricoh Europe. Both awards recognise the efficient and sustainable way Ricoh has built a new IT infrastructure to support its operations in EMEA.

2012 Recognised by global consulting firm Deloitte as one of the top global organisations ready for a ‘green and inclusive economy’.

2012 Ricoh recognised by the FTSE4Good Index Series for the ninth consecutive year, following an analysis of its corporate social responsibility activities

2012 Achieved the International Association of the Deinking Industry (INGEDE) certification for the Ricoh digital colour cut-sheet printing press portfolio, confirming that toner from these Ricoh systems can be removed from paper during the recycling process.

2012 For the eighth consecutive year, Ricoh is rated one of the “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World”, unveiled during the annual World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland.

2012 Ricoh’s Private Cloud wins ‘Project of the Year’ in Green IT Awards - 'Best Cloud / Virtualisation Project of the Year' awarded to the Ricoh and Infosys design and implementation team.

2012 Silver award - ‘Best Green Service Innovation’ category - International Green Awards 2011 for Ricoh Sustainability Optimisation Programme

2011 ‘EFQM Sustainability Good Practice Competition’ for its customer focused Sustainability Optimisation Programme.

2009 Ricoh Europe received “Ruban d’Honneur” in the European Business Awards for “Environmental Awareness”, recognising the effectiveness of the policies we adopted in reducing our total environmental impact and the extent to which these have been embedded into our culture.

2003 Ricoh Group received Gold Medal from World Environment Center (WEC), the first Asian company to be so honoured

2002 Ricoh Corporation received the 2000 Energy Star Award in three categories

2002 Eco Mark designation obtained for 28 Ricoh copiers

2001 Received "Climate Is Business" Award from the European Business Council and US Business Council for the Company's contributions to global warming prevention


Ricoh is a signatory and active member of the following international organizations and initiatives

Sustainability - Awards - Memberships - UN Global Compact logo

Ricoh joined the UN Global Compact in 2002, as one of the first Japanese companies to do so and has been serving as one of the directors on the Global Compact Japan Network since fiscal 2008.

Sustainability - Awards - Memberships - SBT


Science Based Targets (SBT) is a joint initiative by WWF, CDP, WRI, and the United Nations Global Compact to help companies set ambitious science-based emission reduction targets to keep global warming below 2ºC (Paris Agreement target). Ricoh’s GHG reduction goals obtained SBT approval in March 2020.

Sustainability - Awards - Memberships - CDP


Ricoh is a member of CDP, a not-for-profit organization that encourages companies, cities, states and regions to reduce greenhouse gases and manage their environmental impacts. In 2019, Ricoh scored A- in the CDP Climate Change Score report.

Sustainability - Awards - Memberships - RE100


In 2017, Ricoh was the first Japanese company to join RE100 – a collaborative, global initiative led by the Climate Group in partnership with CDP, made up of influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity.

Sustainability - Awards - Memberships - B4IG


Ricoh joined the B4IG coalition in August 2019. B4IG is a global CEO-led coalition of 40 companies fighting against inequalities of income and opportunities. Powered by the OECD as its Strategic Partner, B4IG coordinates with governments to advance inclusive growth at both local and global levels.

Sustainability - Awards - Memberships - RBA


Ricoh joined the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) in October 2019. RBA is the world’s largest industry coalition dedicated to corporate social responsibility in global supply chains. RBA is a non-profit comprised of electronics, retail, auto and toy companies committed to supporting the rights and well-being of workers and communities worldwide affected by the global supply chain.