Langenhagen, Germany,
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2016
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Konica Minolta Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Five Consecutive Years

Summary

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for five years in a row in recognition of its economic, environmental and social performance. Konica Minolta has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for the eighth consecutive year.

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This year, Konica Minolta received a high score in materiality, a new assessment category added to the economic dimension, and for the third consecutive year earned the highest evaluation in the Computers & Peripherals and Office Electronics sector of the environmental dimension, which includes climate strategy, environmental policy, management system and information disclosure.

 

About DJSI World

The DJSI World is the first global index to track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide and is provided by RobecoSAM, the Switzerland-based sustainability investment company, and S&P Dow Jones Indices in the U.S. It assesses corporate sustainability from economic, environmental and social developments. The index is highly recognized among global institutional investors who take a close look at CSR management and sustainability. In the annual review of the world’s 2,500 companies, 316 companies have been listed on the DJSI World and, within the list, 26 are Japanese companies including Konica Minolta.

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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, forming part of its Business Technologies business area. As a leading global services provider in the field of IT- and document processes as well as digital production printing solutions the company excels in services-led business consulting, implementation and management and provides a range of world-leading printing systems and solutions. In this context, Konica Minolta’s Optimized Print Services concept (OPS) combines consultancy, hardware, software implementation, and operation in order to enhance business process efficiency and cost-effectiveness. To support customers optimally with powerful and sustainable solutions, technology leader Konica Minolta continuously invests in research and development work and regularly sets new standards.

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 over 35,000 employees around the world (as of March 2016), Konica Minolta’s Business Technologies business area earned net sales of over EUR 6.2 billion in financial year 2015/16.

For further information about the company, please visit: www.konicaminolta.eu.

Product images are available at: www.konicaminolta-images.eu.

Terms and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and are hereby acknowledged.

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