Konica Minolta Listed Among 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
Company continues to lead sustainability efforts globally
MISSISSAUGA, ON. (February 6, 2019) – Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta) announced today that its Japan-based headquarters, Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta), has been listed among the “2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” (2019 Global 100).
Konica Minolta was named one of the 2019 Global 100, which was announced by Corporate Knights in conjunction with the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, (WEF) (Davos Meeting), held from January 22 to 25, 2019 in Davos, Switzerland. This marks the second time Konica Minolta has been included on the prestigious Global 100 list following 2011.
The 2019 Global 100 were selected from among 7,536 major global companies based on an evaluation of their environmental, social, and governance activities as well as their promotion of diversity and innovation. Konica Minolta is one of eight Japanese companies included on this global list.
“We are thrilled to have our sustainability efforts recognized by such a well-known and respected organization,” said Norm Bussolaro, Sr. Director of Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. “Each year Corporate Knights recognizes 100 multinational companies which lead the way in balancing environmental, social and economic performance. Konica Minolta’s inclusion in this year’s list is, to us, a confirmation of our efforts to excel in all three of these areas.”
Through Konica Minolta’s global CSR efforts, the company places importance on the following issues and integrates them into its group-wide management philosophy.
- Social innovation
- Customer satisfaction and product safety
- Responsible supply chain
- Human capital
By promoting global initiatives based on these material issues on a global scale, Konica Minolta aims to contribute to the evolution of the business community and society at large, and to the achievement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future™ ( www.reshapework.ca). With our comprehensive portfolio, we deliver solutions to leverage mobility and cloud services and optimize business processes with workflow automation. Konica Minolta's IT Services Division offers a range of IT strategy, support and network security solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has been recognized by Brand Keys as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier market for 12 consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for six years in a row. We partner with our customers to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit www.konicaminolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta on LinkedIn,YouTube, Facebook and Twitter (@KonicaMinoltaCA).
Think2Grow Marketing for Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd.
Brendan Hills, Director of Communications