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Ricoh Asia Pacific receives the Global CSR Product Excellence Gold Award for the integration of its product solutions and services

2015-03-26
Singapore, 25 March 2015 – One of the Product Excellence Awards goes to Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd during the 7th Annual Global CSR Summit and Awards 2015, held on 19th March, at Yogyakarta, Indonesia. This Asia’s most prestigious recognition awards programme for Corporate Social Responsibility recognizes companies for outstanding, innovative and world class products, services, projects and programmes implemented in the year of 2014 to 2015. 
 
Ricoh Asia Pacific is one of the award winners to receive the Gold award recognition for its product solutions and services that integrate Unified Communication System (UCS), Interactive White Board (IWB), Ultra Short Throw Projector and RICOH Smart Presenter application to facilitate global conferences to be organized in a low carbon footprint environment while demonstrating a high technology environment. Each product in its own unique points creates positive impact to the environment by rseeseducing the paper and energy consumption which in turn lead to lower CO2 emission. 
 
Mr. Nobuaki Majima, Managing Director of Ricoh Asia Pacific and China, is delighted with this continuous recognition from last year said: “Ricoh is constantly providing new value for working people and mapping out how office of the future supposed to be. The integration of our products and solutions is yet another approach we are heading to create shared value between the business and society to achieve a low carbon footprint environment.”
 
     
Unified Communication System & Interactive White Board in a work place environment and a digital signage projected by the Ultra-Short Throw Projector
 
Some significant examples of a sustainable conference are the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Tokyo which took place in October 2012 and the 8th APEC Transportation Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo in September 2013. Ricoh integrated its technologies, solutions and services into a low carbon footprint environment through the followings: (1) The multi-projection system showing dynamic images on 3.84m large wide screen, using multiple projectors connected together, (2)  The virtual help desk combining a small footprint through which operator provided guidance for visitors, using the unified communication system, (3) The digital signage using the ultra short throw projectors which distributed various information of the annual meetings and (4) The development and support of an environment for enabling paperless seminar sessions through its software and application – Smart Presenter application and a document download service through Ricoh’s new cloud service, Clickable Paper.
 
These videos show how Ricoh uses its products and solutions to create a sustainable environment for the conferences:
 
 
 
During the Global CSR Summit, Ms. Wong Yee Thing, Assistant Manager of Regional Environmental Management Group, sat in as one of the panelists, together with the representatives from Google Asia Pacific, Samsung Asia and Huawei Technologies to discuss on how their company create shared values for the society and the challenges they face towards achieving a low carbon footprint environment.
 
Starting from left: Mr. Jayson Berryhill – XL Future Leaders, Ms. Holy Ranaivozanany – Huawei Technologies Co, Ltd, Ms. Esther Low – Samsung Asia Pte Ltd, Ms. Wong Yee Thing – Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and Mr. Devan Mitchem – Google Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
 
For more information about the 7th Global CSR Summit & Awards 2015, you may refer to this website: http://www.globalcsr.tpgi.org/2015/
 
 
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| 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
 
Ms Wong Yee Thing
Environment Assistant Manager
Regional Environmental Management Group
Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Tel: (65) 6830 5804
Fax: (65) 6830 5830