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Konica Minolta Publishes Environmental Report 2012


Progress detailed for “Three Green Activities” in steady global development.

Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) October 26, 2012

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces that parent company Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. has published its annual Environmental Report 2012, which details the progress of the company's ongoing environmental initiatives.

In January 2009, Konica Minolta formulated Eco Vision 2050 as its long-term environmental vision for a sustainable earth and society. Under Eco Vision 2050 and its milestone marker, the Medium-Term Environmental Plan 2015, each of the Konica Minolta Holdings companies launched various initiatives toward the goals. The Konica Minolta Environmental Report 2012 summarizes the basic concepts and environmental activities of fiscal year 2011, and also includes information about the progress of the “Three Green Activities” that support the medium-term environmental plan.

The Three Green Activities include:

  •     The Green Products Certification System, which promotes the development of environmentally responsible products;
  •     The Green Factory Certification System, which allows for a comprehensive evaluation of environmental activities at production sites; and
  •     Green Marketing activities, designed to ensure that sales companies around the world make and execute environmental activity plans that are closely tied to their local areas.

“This is an exciting year for the Konica Minolta family and Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. as we celebrate being named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the first time and are underway on our solar panel installation – Project Sunway – at our headquarters in Ramsey, N.J.,” said Ned Umehara, president and CEO, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “We look forward to the coming year as we continue to pursue aggressive environmental sustainability initiatives for the global Konica Minolta brand, and ensure that customers can continue to count on Konica Minolta for earth-friendly business practices.”

Under the communications message “Giving Shape to Ideas,” Konica Minolta will continue contributing to solutions for challenges in the global environment and society by fulfilling the customers' needs through creative environmental innovations.

Click here to view the Konica Minolta Environmental Report 2012. Or for additional information on Konica Minolta's environmental efforts, please click here.

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced document management technologies and Managed IT Services for the desktop to the print shop. For the fifth consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys. BLI has named Konica Minolta 2012 “Document Imaging Solutions Line of the Year” and “A3 MFP Line of the Year” award winner for the company's solution portfolio and award-winning line of bizhub Multifunctional Products. For more information, please visit and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook (@Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A), YouTube (@KonicaMinoltaUS), and Twitter (@KonicaMinoltaUS).

Konica Minolta Contact
Rachel Reed
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 856.381.0651

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