Konica Minolta Recognized as a Hall of Famer in the Environmental Communication Awards
March 1, 2021
Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) has been recognized as a Hall of Famer in the Environmental Communication Awards organized by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan and the Global Environmental Forum.
Konica Minolta believes that mutual understanding with various stakeholders, such as customers, employees, local and international communities, suppliers, shareholders, and investors, is indispensable to create both social value and business value. As part of such efforts, Konica Minolta discloses information through various communication tools.
Last year, Konica Minolta won the Grand Prize in the 23rd Environmental Communication Awards. Accordingly, the company was recognized as a Hall of Famer in the 24th Environmental Communication Awards.
Disclosure of Sustainability Information by Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta formulated the Medium-Term Sustainability Strategy 2022 in FY2020 and reports its specific efforts in line with the five materiality issues. In this sustainability strategy, five materiality issues were identified. The company will set quantitative KPIs for each of these issues to create social and environmental value and economic value. Through these efforts, Konica Minolta will promote widespread understanding of stakeholders in countries and regions that are closely related to its business, achieve business growth by solving social and environmental issues, and thereby achieve corporate growth.
Recently, there has been a growing public interest in nonfinancial information released by companies. To disclose its sustainability-related information comprehensively and quickly, the information provided in the Konica Minolta CSR Report and Konica Minolta Environmental Report, which were previously available in the form of booklets, has been integrated on the sustainability website since FY2020.
For stakeholders including shareholders and investors, Integrated Report 2020, which systematically compiles financial and nonfinancial information for integrated thinking, was issued as a communication tool.
Integrated Report: https://www.konicaminolta.com/us-en/investors/ir_library/ar/index.html
About Environmental Communication Awards
The Environmental Communication Awards program is a commendation program hosted jointly by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan and the Global Environmental Forum with a view to motivating businesses towards environmental management and environmental communication and enhancing the quality of environmental information disclosed by recognizing superior environmental reports and environmental activity reports.
Environmental Communication Awards Won by Konica Minolta in the Past Six Years
|19th (2016)||Grand Prize for Measures against Global Warming Report (Minister of the Environment Award)|
|20th (2017)||Grand Prize for Environmental Report (Minister of the Environment Award)|
|21st (2018)||Outstanding Performance Prize for Measures against Global Warming Report (Global Environmental Forum Chairman’s Award)|
|22nd (2019)||Prize for Excellence (22nd Environmental Communication Awards, Award from the Jury Committee Chair)|
|23rd (2020)||Grand Prize for Environmental Report (Minister of the Environment Award)|
|24th (2021)||Hall of Famer|