Ricoh awarded highest gold rating in EcoVadis Global Supplier Survey twice in a row
London, January 29, 2016- Ricoh Company, Ltd. (President and CEO: Zenji Miura) has received the highest gold rating in a sustainability survey conducted by EcoVadis.
Ricoh participated this survey in both 2014 and 2015, and has retained the higest standard gold rating. EcoVadis assesses suppliers from 110 countries and across 150 business sectors on corporate policies, initiatives and achievements in areas concerning the Environment, Labor Practices, Fair Business Practices, and Supply Chain. Ricoh submitted its sustainability data to EcoVadis for evaluation and was ranked within the top 5% of all companies surveyed.
Today, many global companies are eager to improve both their own sustainability record, and sustainability in their supply chain as well. In fact the sustainability performance of suppliers has become an important factor for supplier selection. It is also becoming more common that customers request Ricoh’s sustainability data as part of their supplier selection process they often request our assessment by EcoVadis.
Ricoh recognizes this gold rating as a testament to our commitment and continuous efforts based on a long-term vision in achieving sustainable growth for the earth, society, and business. Ricoh reiterates its commitment to sustainability and will continue to improve its performance in the future.