Ricoh Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 3rd Straight Year

Tokyo-based Ricoh, a manufacturer of commercial inkjet printheads, large format printers and office imaging equipment, announces that for the third consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized it with its prestigious ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award. Ricoh also won the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award for “continued leadership and superior contributions to the program.”

According to the company, these latest accolades acknowledge its hard work to foster environmental sustainability in its own operations and its efforts to get its customers, its dealer partners and the business community as a whole to think the same way.

“At Ricoh, we pride ourselves on our core values: to care about our people, our profession, our society and our planet,” says Donna Venable, executive vice president for human resources and deputy general manager of Shared Services, Ricoh Americas. “As we continue to strive toward sustainable development goals, these newest levels of ENERGY STAR accolades are exciting—and humbling—proof points of our success and demonstrate the value we place on ENERGY STAR within our portfolio. We will continue to drive sustainability forward, empower digital workplaces and promote sustainable practices and products.”

For a complete list of 2018 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit

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