Konica Minolta named a sustainable corporation for second year

Konica Minolta has been declared one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Canada-based Corporate Knights.

Konica Minolta’s inclusion on the list will mark the third time and the second year in a row, following 2011 and 2019 and follows on from its recognition from the Top Employers Institute for its employee engagement.

The evaluation was based on ESG indicators as well as on the ability to promote diversity and innovation and the percentage of sales of eco-friendly products. Six Japanese companies are on this global list of corporations that excel in sustainability.

Konica Minolta has attempted to develop innovations for the environment and human society, and an example of such an innovation are its new products and services designed to increase the productivity of care workers to better meet the needs of an aging society, improve health and quality of life, and support a safe and secure society in Japan.

Regarding environmental goals, Konica Minolta aims to reduce its CO2 emissions by 80 per ent by 2050 compared to 2005 levels as well as joining RE100 and is committed to sourcing renewable electricity for all of its global operations by 2050. In addition, Konica Minolta in Europe has partnered with ClimatePartner to support Gold Standard-certified projects and has offset more than 19 million kilograms of CO2 so far.

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