Environment and Sustainability
 
environ1 In line with the Ricoh Group Environmental Principles, Ricoh Vietnam is well aware a sustainable society as one that balances Planet (the environment), People (society) and Profit (our economic activities).

The transformation of our ‘environment’ is making it vital for corporate activities to address emerging social issues. Whether that’s through improving our own business efficiencies, providing recycling for our machines and toners or supporting organizations championing green policies, we aim to lead businesses in sustainability.

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RICOH VIETNAM AIMS TO A TOTAL RECYCLING PROCESS


Ricoh Vietnam proudly to be one of a foreign companies applying ISO standard strictly from internal office to external customer. Therefore, we got ISO 14001-2015 Certification from 8 May 2018 then being auditted and certified by Bureau Veritas yearly.

Ricoh Vietnam has started Waste management since 22 August 2017. We keep processing and following rules strictly. There are main activities:
- Revoke blank cartridge from customers
- Disposal of  used machines
- Hazardous waste treatment according to ISO standard

Revoke tone cartridge from customers

Technicians receive hazardous waste at customer sites, including: toner cartridges, used electric components. Then Technical department work well with ISO team to process them following rules seriously.

How we handle our disposal machines

We are taking back the used machines from customers, classify as per Ricoh’s criteria to define which ones could be reused / refurbished, which ones need to be disposed. The process is in progress, planning to start first disposal batch by January 2019 and the refurbished by April 2019.

Trash treatment at office areas

All Ricoh Vietnam members are following ISO 14001-2015 standard in Waste Management at work with garbage bins being located in our offices with clear color code and instruction to classify the watses at source.

  


Ricoh message

For Ricoh, taking responsibility for environmental sustainability is not an option – IT’S HOW WE DO BUSINESS.

Nowadays, environment protection is very important. It is not only an alternative but also a vital issue. Thus, we hope everyone take action to protect our environment from the small thing like classify garbage, save energy,… at home, office, public area, …

About Ricoh

Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2018, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,063 billion yen (approx. 19.4 billion USD).

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