Konica Minolta is recognised for its global sustainability efforts

| 10 March 2021

-Konica Minolta included for fifth time on the CDP Climate ‘A List’ 2020 -The company is featured on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for ninth time.

Konica Minolta international has once again been given the highest evaluation and awarded a prestigious global leadership position on the Climate ‘A List’ by CDP, for the fifth time. CDP is a highly regarded international not-for-profit organisation engaged in activities to realise a sustainable economy.


Konica Minolta international has once again been given the highest evaluation and awarded a prestigious global leadership position on the Climate ‘A List’ by CDP, for the fifth time. CDP is a highly regarded international not-for-profit organisation engaged in activities to realise a sustainable economy. 

The Climate ‘A List’ consists of companies that have been recognised as global leaders for their actions and strategies in response to climate change. Of more than 5,800 companies around the world that were covered by CDP's survey, only 270 companies were included on the Climate A List this year for their actions to reduce carbon emissions and help mitigate climate change.

Furthermore, Konica Minolta has also been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), one of the most prestigious global indices of Environment Social Governance (ESG) investment, for the ninth consecutive year. In the annual review of the 2,500 largest companies, 323 companies have been listed on the DJSI World including Konica Minolta.

An award-winning approach to climate change problems

“Konica Minolta is striving to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while facilitating the evolution of the business community and human society. Within South Africa, we have planted in excess of 50,000 trees at schools, clinics, museums, community centres and RDP homes over the course of the past 13 years,” says Marc Pillay, CEO of Konica Minolta South Africa.

Pillay adds that, “Aside from improving air quality, releasing oxygen and helping to mitigate global warming by sequestering carbon dioxide, these trees also reduce storm-water runoff thereby reducing erosion and possible flooding and provide habitat and food for a variety of birds, animals and insects. We are very proud of this greening initiative and on the eco legacy that it is going to leave behind.”


About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

 

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. Konica Minolta enables its clients to champion the digital era: with its unique imaging expertise and data processing capabilities, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society. As a provider of comprehensive IT services, Konica Minolta delivers consultancy and services to optimise business processes with workflow automation. The company further offers its customers solutions and managed services in the field of IT infrastructure and IT security as well as cloud environments. With regard to its office printing solutions, "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment" stated that Konica Minolta is "recognised globally as a leader in print transformation". As a strong partner for the professional printing market, Konica Minolta offers business consulting, state-of-the-art technology and software and has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe (InfoSource). Its Business Innovation Centre in London and four R & D laboratories in Europe enable Konica Minolta to bring innovation forward by collaborating with its customers as well as academic, industrial and entrepreneurial partners. For its innovative service approach that complements their devices perfectly, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘"Buyers Lab PaceSetter Award for Serviceability and Support 2020/2021" by Keypoint Intelligence. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With approximately 10,000 employees (as of April 2020), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over 2.34 billion in financial year 2019/2020.

 

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