RISO: A Green Company


RISO is known throughout the world as a green company. In a 2007 survey of North American office equipment dealers, RISO, Inc. was ranked as the “most green” office products company and was featured in the January 2008 issue of Office Technology magazine. (You can see the full article by clicking on the Office Technology cover (to the right).

RISO Kagaku Corporation established an environmental charter in 1996 and environmental protection principles in 1998. Click below to see the full text of the charter and principles.
RKC Environmental Charter and Principles


RKC is also ISO 14001 certified. ISO 14001 certification is an international specification for an environmental management system. RKC has reduced its CO2 emissions, reduced its discarded waste, and buys materials only from ISO 14001-certified suppliers. In addition, RISO meets all RoHS Directive (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive) standards. The RoHS Directive restricts certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment in the EU market.