Ricoh awarded highest Gold Class recognition in sustainability ratings by S&P Global

Ricoh awarded highest Gold Class recognition in sustainability ratings by S&P Global

TOKYO, February 03, 2022 – Ricoh has been recognized for the highest Gold Class in the sustainability ratings by S&P Global, one of the world’s leaders in corporate ratings.

Ricoh awarded highest Gold Class recognition in sustainability ratings by S&P Global

Each year, S&P Global assesses the sustainability of major companies worldwide in the three areas of Economy, Environment, and Society. It recognizes those selected for outstanding sustainability efforts by granting Gold, Silver, and Bronze Class awards in each industry group. S&P Global evaluated approximately 7,500 companies in 61 industries worldwide this year, and the Gold Class includes 75 companies, which are the top 1% of the companies evaluated.

Ricoh is included in the Computers & Peripherals and Office Electronics industry, which had one Gold Class, four Silver Class, and two Bronze Class companies selected. In this industry, Ricoh received the best score* in 10 categories: Risk & Crisis Management, Supply Chain Management, Innovation Management, Environmental Reporting, Product Stewardship, Climate Strategy, Social Reporting, Talent Attraction & Retention, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, and Living Wage, representing a Gold Class ranking for this year.

This is Ricoh’s first Gold Class recognition, followed by past recognitions as Silver Class in 2021 and Bronze Class in 2019 and 2020.

Ricoh has identified seven material issues, set 17 ESG priority targets, and incorporated them into the Group’s business strategies. Ricoh will contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals agreed upon by the international community by solving social issues through business and realizing a sustainable society.

For more information on Ricoh’s ESG awards and recognition, click here.

*As of November 12, 2021

Related links

The Sustainability Yearbook - 2022 Rankings

Ricoh’s Approach to Seven Material Issues and ESG Targets 

Ricoh's Commitment to Society and ESG Index Inclusion and Recognition

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 Ricoh is a leading provider of integrated digital services and print and imaging solutions designed to support digital transformation of workplaces, workspaces and optimise business performance. 

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh’s global operation reaches customers in approximately 200 countries and regions, supported by cultivated knowledge, technologies, and organisational capabilities nurtured over its 85-year history. In the financial year ended March 2024, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,348 billion yen (approx. 15.5 billion USD). 

It is Ricoh’s mission and vision to empower individuals to find Fulfilment through Work by understanding and transforming how people work so we can unleash their potential and creativity to realise a sustainable future.  

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