Since the 1990s, Ricoh has been a world leader in the development of energy efficient and environmentally conscious products. Ricoh's pioneering efforts in the Office Automation and Imaging Industry have been officially recognised across Japan, USA and Europe.
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 - Listed amongst the planet's top 100 sustainable corporations each year since the list's inception.
19th Annual WEC Gold Medal Award 2003
In 2003, Ricoh was awarded the 19th annual WEC (World Environment Centre) Gold Medal for International Achievement in Sustainable Development. The prestigious WEC Gold Medal was awarded by an independent jury of distinguished international environmentalists to a corporation that demonstrates pre-eminent leadership and contributes to worldwide environmental quality
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Office Equipment Partner of the Year award is EPA's highest award for our industry. Ricoh has also been recognised as an industry leader for its role in the manufacture and promotion of ENERGY STAR copiers, facsimiles and printers since 1996. In 2000 we received the Energy Star Award in 3 categories.
2001, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996 - Office Equipment Partner of the Year
2000 - Copier of the Future Award
2000 - Excellence in Consumer Education
2000 - Labelling Partner of the Year
Oekom Research AG of Germany award
2004/2005 - Ricoh was ranked no.1 in the Computers, Peripherals and Office Electronics category for corporate social responsibility
2002 - Ranked 1st in the world for corporate responsiblity
Climate is Business Award
2001 - In December 2001 Ricoh received the "The Climate is Business Award" from the European Business Council and US Business Council for our contributions to global warming prevention.
No Waste Award
2006 - Ricoh Australia's Canberra branch was awarded the ACT Government's Gold No Waste Award for their efforts in waste reduction.