Ricoh concludes Mizuho Eco Finance loan agreement with Mizuho Bank

29 Jun 2023

TOKYO, June 29, 2023 – Ricoh announced today it has signed a loan agreement with Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (hereinafter “Mizuho Bank”) for Mizuho Environmentally Conscious Financing (hereinafter “Mizuho Eco Finance”). This loan was deemed to contribute to addressing climate change by Mizuho Bank and marks the third time for Ricoh to receive.

Mizuho Eco Finance is an environmental evaluation credit product provided by Mizuho Bank to encourage businesses' efforts to move to a zero-carbon society. Mizuho Research & Technologies' environmental evaluation model incorporates and benchmarks globally accepted environmental verification and evaluation ratings to evaluate client initiatives and provides financing to those companies achieving a specific minimum score.

Ricoh's endorsement of Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in August 2018, March 2020 Science Based Targets initiative approval of Ricoh goals aligning with the 1.5°C criteria, long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets for 2030 and 2050, and the annual disclosure of GHG emission throughout the supply chain (Scope 3) met the indicators used in the evaluation model in a high standard and led to this agreement.

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Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh's global operation reaches customers in approximately 200 countries and regions, supported by cultivated knowledge, technologies, and organizational capabilities nurtured over its 85-year history. In the financial year ended March 2023, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,134 billion yen (approx. 16.0 billion USD).

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