Konica Minolta ‘Green’ Commitment Featured in Prominent Publication of G7 Summit, COP Convention

Two-page advocacy cites company’s environmental initiatives across its business planning stages

Ramsey, NJ – June 22, 2015 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services, is pleased to be featured in the publication, G7 Climate Change The New Economy (CCTNE), with a two-page advocacy. CCTNE is the flagship magazine published by London-based World News - Climate Change The New Economy Ltd. for the annual G7 Summit and the Conference of the Parties (COP) convention.

The article, authored by President and CEO of Konica Minolta, Inc., Shoei Yamana, gives the company an opportunity to communicate its commitment to advancing technological innovation that benefits the environment and its business. It emphasizes, among other ‘green’ initiatives, the importance of environmental management in the company’s business planning stages and its leading-edge research into sustainable plastic.

“At Konica Minolta, environmental management is inseparable from our growth strategies. This is the heart of our corporate philosophy of creating new values,” Yamana wrote in the article. He went on to note that, “Our Green Supplier activities encompass sharing our environmental know-how with business associates and encouraging them to share it with their own partners further down the line.”

The magazine is an ambitious publishing initiative which will bring further clarity and purpose to the climate debate, creating a platform for governments, corporate business leaders and their advisors on a global scale. The print version of CCTNE is made available to a broad range of world leaders, global corporate business leaders and universities, among others, in time for the recently-held 2015 G7 Summit at Schloss Elmau, Germany. The magazine was also distributed to G7 Summit attendees at selected hotel rooms and to first- and business-class passengers of 19 airlines and departure lounges at the gate.

Konica Minolta advocacy in the electronic version of CCTNE


About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers’ speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.


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Press Contact:

Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

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