Innovating for Sustainability RICOH Case Study - Webinar

17th June 2014

For many products, the greatest environmental impact can occur during their use, rather than their production or disposal. Addressing the organisation’s ‘direct’ impacts of acquiring raw materials, through to manufacturing and delivery is challenging but is something increasingly seen. So where next? Closing the ‘resource loop’ (moving materials back into manufacture rather than disposal) and addressing the products impacts during its use phase are the big areas to address.

Since the early 1990’s, RICOH have been working to reduce the impacts of their products across their lifecycle and have made significant progress with their manufacturing to re-manufacturing processes. However, recognising the impact of their products in use, RICOH have responded by helping their customers to reduce the cost and environmental impact of using their products through their Sustainability Optimisation Programme.

This webinar gave a brief introduction to the topic, and focused on RICOH’s story of how they have improved the sustainability of their products and helped their customers to reduce their costs and environmental impact.

RICOH is a trusted technology leader, with an impressive track record for innovative and sustainable business solutions. RICOH innovation is inspired by the individual needs of their customers.

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