Ricoh Asia Pacific wins Singapore Sustainability Award in Green Technology

Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd won the Singapore Sustainability Award in Green Technology for two years in a row. This recognition was presented by the Singapore Business Federation on 8th October during the Singapore Sustainability Award Gala Dinner 2014.

The award recognized Ricoh for its strong and compelling green technology. The focus point for this year is its new visual communication systems – Ultra Short Throw/ Short Throw projectors used to create digital signage, Unified Communication System (UCS) for TV conferencing and Interactive Whiteboard utilized at meetings.

The seamless collaboration of this new visual communication system is capable of facilitating a multi-location conference, which significantly reduces environmental impact and carbon footprint. This award also recognized Ricoh for its high level of commitment and performance in areas of corporate environment responsibility and innovation.

“At Ricoh, development of environmental technologies is one of the most significant effort made to realize sustainable environmental management. We’re very motivated being awarded for the second time as it has further recognized Ricoh’s continued effort in inventing sustainable technology towards building a harmonious environment. We will continue to strengthen our CSV (Creating Shared Value) concept to promote and grow our business together with the society so as to develop a sustainable environment for the future.” said Mr. Nobuaki Majima, Managing Director of Ricoh Asia Pacific & China.

Ricoh has been committed to sustainable environmental management since 1970s. This commitment is put into practice throughout the product life cycle from product design, production, marketing activities and customer services to end-of-life product. Such practices reduce the environmental impact, and at the same time, create economic value for the investors, clients and employees.

About Ricoh

Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2014, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,195 billion yen based on the IFRS accounting standard (approx. 21.3 billion USD).

The majority of the company’s revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees. For further information, please visit www.ricoh.com/about/

For media enquiries, please contact:

Ms Masayo Hada
Environment Manager
Regional Environmental Management Group
Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Tel: (65) 6830 5882
Fax: (65) 6830 5830
Email: masayo_hada@rapp.ricoh.com

Ms Wong Yee Thing
Environment Assistant Manager
Regional Environmental Management Group
Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Tel: (65) 6830 5804
Fax: (65) 6830 5830
Email: yeething_wong@rapp.ricoh.com

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