Ricoh becomes SGP Platinum Patron

ricohsgp-inThe Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) has announced that Ricoh Americas Corporation has become the most recent SGP Patron at the Platinum level. As industry leaders dedicated to promoting sustainability, SGP Patrons help support the organization and keep costs low for applicants. 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, including Canada and the U.S.

“Our partnership with SGP demonstrates a commitment to our customers to meet the needs of their customers’ sustainable business practices – which in the end benefits people, profits and the planet,” said Ed Wong, Director, Product Marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. “Ricoh recognizes and believes that environmental management is one of our highest corporate priorities and we strive to conduct our business as responsible stewards of the environment. And we are committed to partnering with like-minded organizations that are truly committed to the long-term health of our planet. SGP is an exemplary example.”

Ricoh is an active participant in numerous industry organizations and associations that help in establishing standards that are beneficial for the imaging equipment industry. The OEM also works closely with its business partners to evaluate and improve products and services, and provides customers with greener imaging equipment. The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is a non-profit organization that certifies printing facilities’ sustainability best practices, including and beyond specific regulatory compliance.

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.