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Konica Minolta has been recognized as a ‘Leader’ in the IDC MarketScape for 2023.

Konica Minolta Named a Leader in Worldwide Sustainability Programs and Services

Ramsey, NJ, Feb. 01, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a ‘Leader’ in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Sustainability Programs and Services Hardcopy 2023 Vendor Assessment. The report, published in December 2023, highlights Konica Minolta’s commitment to reducing climate impact and promoting resource efficiency.

The IDC MarketScape report emphasizes Konica Minolta’s Intelligent Connected Workplace strategy, which provides customers with access to information management solutions that enhance workflow efficiency, storage, security, and compliance through AI-infused technologies. By digitizing content and automating workflows, Konica Minolta helps customers achieve sustainability goals while experiencing additional benefits.

In line with its commitment to sustainability, Konica Minolta aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions in its operations and manufacture products from more than 90% recycled and biomaterial resources by 2050.

The report identifies several strengths that classify Konica Minolta as a ‘Leader.’ The company’s philosophy centers around creating economic and social value through innovation to support sustainability. Leveraging its expertise in imaging, data processing, and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta assists customers and partners in addressing their specific sustainability needs.

Furthermore, the IDC MarketScape report highlights Konica Minolta’s Sustainable Solutions Certification System, which certifies products and services designed to address environmental and social issues. This system evaluates products using a three-step ranking system, and since its implementation in 2019, sustainable solutions have accounted for 77% of Konica Minolta’s total group sales.

Sam Errigo, President and CEO of Konica Minolta, expressed his satisfaction with the recognition received from the IDC MarketScape. He emphasized Konica Minolta’s Eco Vision 2050 sustainability strategy, which sets goals for reducing CO2 emissions throughout the product life cycle. Konica Minolta is ahead of schedule and on track to achieve carbon-minus status by 2030, instead of the original target of 2050. Errigo noted that the company’s initiatives, such as the Clean Planet Program and reduced packaging, help corporate clients and suppliers effectively utilize resources.

For more information and to download an excerpt of the report, visit Konica Minolta online.

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., with a history dating back 150 years, aims to innovate for the betterment of society and the world. Konica Minolta partners with clients to support their digital transformation through its Intelligent Connected Workplace portfolio, which includes IT services, intelligent information management, video security solutions, managed print services, and office technology. The company has received numerous recognitions for its products and services, such as being named a top MSP by CRN and receiving awards for its bizhub i-Series. For more information, please visit Konica Minolta online and follow the company on Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

About IDC MarketScape
The IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model provides an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. It utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria, resulting in a graphical representation of each vendor’s position in the market. IDC MarketScape enables technology buyers to assess the strengths and weaknesses of vendors and compare their offerings, capabilities, and strategies.

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