The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized us as a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. This award honors our outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by:
As an ENERGY STAR partner, it is our role to create energy efficiency without sacrificing your productivity — one of the biggest challenges in today's new world of work.
We are the 2016 recipient of the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) RISE Meetings Impact Award, based on the successful planning and execution of our seven Regional Services Leadership Symposiums that were held across the country in 2015. Through the symposiums, we brought together more than 700 leaders from our expanded Managed and Technology Services group. Using the theme IGNITE (Innovate. Grow. Nurture. Inspire. Transform. Evolve.), each event included three days of general sessions, cross-functional breakout sessions, a team-building event and an innovation showroom featuring our latest technologies.
Bob Lamendola, General Manager of Infrastructure Services at mindSHIFT, was named one of the 2016 Premier 100 Technology Leaders by Computerworld. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. Lamendola was recognized for his efforts in enabling our transformation to a services and solutions-led organization.
The Deming Award recognizes corporations and individuals who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to quality control, and whose products or inventions make exceptional advances in the pursuit of quality. Less than 100 select companies have won the Deming Award. Ricoh was the first office equipment manufacturer to win one — and today, we're the only such company to have won two. The criteria include corporate policy, quality systems, education and training, results and future plans.