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2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year
Ricoh has been named an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. 2019 also marks the second straight year we've received the Sustained Excellence distinction for our enduring commitment. The accolades acknowledge our hard work in furthering environmental sustainability in our own operations and promoting sustainability to customers, employees and the larger business community. We're proud to be doing our part to make society and the planet more eco-friendly. For more information, read the press release.
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IDG's CIO 100 List for 2019 

IDG’s 32nd annual CIO award program has recognized Ricoh as a recipient of a 2019 CIO 100 award for Smart Hands, our hands-free way for field technicians to connect directly and immediately with cloud-hosted knowledge repositories and subject matter experts. This award celebrates 100 organizations that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). Smart Hands enables our 4,500 field technicians to improve first-time fix rate and customer satisfaction, allowing immediate access to the information required to solve complex customer issues. For more information, read the press release

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2019 Training Top 125 Award
We have been selected by Training magazine to be included in it's annual Training Top 125, which ranks outstanding organizations in employer-sponsored training and development programs. This honor highlights our dedication to providing the people, processes and technologies that help customers work smarter. Now in its 18th year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on a variety of benchmarking statistics, such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee program; goals, evaluation, measurement, and workplace surveys; hours of training per employee annually; and detailed formal programs. For more information, read the press release.
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Best Veteran Hiring Award
We have received the Best Veteran Hiring Award as part of the Coalition for Government Procurement's annual Excellence in Partnership Awards. This recognition honors our work promoting and executing “a robust and successful veteran hiring" program. Our strong commitment to veterans and their families is a company-wide priority. Thanks to community outreach programs and innovative hiring practices, our veteran hiring has increased 103 percent from last year. For more information, read the press release.

"Ricoh's efforts demonstrate a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations."

Gina McCarthy

EPA Administrator

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2018 Gold Best in Biz Award

We have been named a gold winner in the Most Innovative Company category of the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America. For more than 80 years, we've continued to build on its founding legacy of innovation, developing the tools and expertise to help our customers meet the challenges of a changing world. For more information, read the press release.

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Winner of two German Design Awards
Two of our innovative products have won the prestigious international German Design Award, established by the German Bundestag (the lower house of German parliament). In the Entertainment category, our PENTAX K-1, digital SLR camera took the top award, featuring a radical redesign and super-high-resolution images. With its ease of usability and aesthetic appeal, the RICOH MP 2555/3055/3555/4055/5055/6055 series monochrome multifunction printers won the Computer and Communication category.
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ACC Value Champion

Our in-house legal department was elected as co-champs with Reed Smith LLP as one of 12 Value Champions by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association. ACC selects Value Champions based on initiatives to:

  • Increase client satisfaction.
  • Enhance the value of legal service spending.
  • Reduce turnaround times and improve results.

We were honored for customizing a case management system for single plaintiff employment litigation, and administrative agency charges that eliminated more than 90 percent of active paper files and reduced reporting time by 67 percent.

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EcoVadis global supplier gold rating
For the fourth year in a row, we received the highest gold rating in EcoVadis' sustainability survey, ranking in the top 5% of all companies surveyed. 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. This gold rating demonstrates the economic, social and environmental issues values that drive our company, as well as our responsibility to continually improve our sustainability. For more information, read the press release.
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Employee Resource Groups & Council Honors Award
We were honored with the prestigious Employee Resource Groups (ERG) & Council Honors Award™. Presented by diversity and inclusion training and consulting firm PRISM International, Inc., the firm recognizes the outstanding contributions and achievements of U.S. companies that lead organizational diversity and inclusion processes and demonstrate results in their workforce. The Ricoh Diversity and Social Responsibility Council was among an elite group of 25 organizations, selected from the more than 1,300 applicants, chosen for demonstrating measurable results, accountability, management commitment, communication and education in the areas of diversity and social responsibility. For more information, read the press release.
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Deming Award
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.

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2019-2020 BLI PaceSetter Award

Buyers Lab (BLI) has awarded Ricoh the 2019-2020 BLI PaceSetter award in the MFP Cloud Ecosystem arena for our work at the forefront of the evolving MFP ecosystem. As part of our Dynamic Workplace Intelligence approach, we have pioneered the delivery of updateable, configurable technologies for today's rapidly changing digital workplaces; due to our stand-out Smart Integration platform, Cloud Workflow Solutions, and Always Current Technology. For more information, read the press release.

2017 Qualtrics Insights to Action Award

We have been named a winner of the Qualtrics 2017 Insights to Action (I2A) Award. As a Gold winner in the Customer Experience category, we've been recognized for our ability to collect, analyze and act upon customer data. We use that information to constantly innovate and offer solutions to customers' most pressing needs, while at the same time making it easy for you to do business with us. With almost 400 submissions, what set Ricoh apart was our ability to confront and solve very different problems with speed and agility.