Ricoh has retained the highest standard gold rating three times in a raw at the survey. 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 following last year.
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 sustainable activities. We will proactively make efforts to improve sustainability, thereby consistently meeting the expectations of all stakeholders through achieving business growth and boosting corporate value.