Ricoh declares November as Global SDGs Communication Month
TOKYO, October 30, 2020 – Ricoh has announced the launch of “Global SDGs Communication Month”, starting on November 1. The event encourages Ricoh employees to think about how to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and act with a real sense of global unity. It aims to contribute to achieving the SDGs through our daily business activities. It also encourages all employees to talk about the connection between their work and achieving the SDGs, at the same time as continuously improving our corporate value by resolving social issues.
- November 1–30, 2020
- To share and promote SDGs activities based on the new material issues.
Global common activities:
- Create and share videos to introduce SDGs activities of each company and division based on the material issues.
- Sustainability photo contest with the theme of a “life with a circular economy.” This initiative is open to all employees and awards will be presented based on employees’ votes.
Activities at each company:
As part of Ricoh Europe’s “Printed Memories” program launched in 2017 in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, the leading dementia and Alzheimer’s disease research charity, Ricoh Europe is encouraging its employees to participate in an online educational session about the impact of COVID-19 on dementia research.
Employees will contribute to the following SDG goals (SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure) by promoting the digitalization of the customer’s workplace in order to accelerate the integration of SDGs within our business, including other goals such as the environment.
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