Awards

Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition over the years for our print, transformation and support services.

2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

Konica Minolta has been listed among the ‘2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’. Konica Minolta’s inclusion on this prestigious list will mark the fourth time and the third year in a row, following 2011, 2019 and 2020. The selection criteria are based on an evaluation of environmental, social and governance indicators as well as the ability to promote diversity and innovation and the percentage of sales of eco-friendly products.

2021 ESG Finance Awards Japan: Minister of the Environment Award

Konica Minolta has won the Silver Award in the Environmentally Sustainable Company Category of the second ESG Finance Awards Japan (Minister of the Environment Award) organized by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan. The company sets an appropriate level of materiality, analyses opportunities and risks focusing on the environmental aspects, manages progress, and has a well-established cycle to review materiality.

BLI Line Of The Year 2021

We received 12 BLI Awards for our bizhub i-Series. All devices acknowledged are from Konica Minolta’s new bizhub i-Series, underlining the successful relaunch of the company’s multi-functional print devices (MFP) range.

Awarded for bizhub i-Series
Colour MFP series: bizhub C300i / C250i , C650i / C550i / C450i, C750i
Mono MFP series: bizhub 360i / 300i, 550i / 450i, 750i

Good Design Award 2020

Konica Minolta won Good Design Award 2020 from the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) for the high-end A3 Color MFPs series that meet a variety of workstyles and business needs, and Digital Color Printing Systems for its sophisticated design which ensures the high performance and quality required for professional printing and motivates users to expand their print business.

Awarded for high-end A3 Color MFPs: bizhub C650i / C550i / C450i
Awarded for Digital Color Printing Systems: AccurioPress C14000 / C12000

Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Konica Minolta has been part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), one of the most prestigious global indices for ESG investment, for nine years in a row. Konica Minolta has also been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for 12 consecutive years.

Konica Minolta announces the policy of “transforming into a highly profitable business through DX” and “changing itself into a truly social issue-solving company” in DX2022, its medium-term business strategy for the FY2020-2022 period. Under DX2022, the company formulated the Medium-term Sustainability Strategy 2022, in which it declares its commitment to reforming business workflows, and also to the prosperity of society and happiness of people by combining its imaging IoT and digital technologies to make invisible things visible.

China Red Star Design Award 2020

We have been awarded Excellent Prize in 2020 China Red Star Design Award for the A4 color MFP series. The award ceremony was held online on 9 December 2020 supported by Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission, initiated by China Industrial Design Association and Beijing Industrial Design Center.

Awarded for A4 Color MFP series: bizhub C3350i / C3300i

HR Asia Announces Best Companies to Work for in Asia – Singapore

We are honoured to receive the “Excellence in Leadership Development (Sliver Award)” from Asia’s most renowned HR Excellence Awards as being recognized to have devised clear, measurable and high impact leadership programs that identify and develop high potentials.

BLI Buyers Lab 2021 Pick Awards

Konica Minolta Dispatcher Paragon has claimed the Buyers Lab (BLI) 2021 Pick Award for Outstanding Cost Accounting & Recovery Solution from Keypoint Intelligence, and Konica Minolta Return to Work has claimed the Outstanding Achievement in Innovation award.

Awarded for: Dispatcher Paragon, Return to Work

International Design Excellence Award 2020 (IDEA 2020)

We have won both enterprise IT platform Workplace Hub and A3 Color MFPs series as the finalists for the globally authoritative design prize. Our A3 Color MFPs – bizhub i-Series C360i offers a sophisticated design with functionality and operability appropriate for a new generation series that supports the intelligent connected workplace & more complex IT security functions.

Awarded for: bizhub C360i / C300i / C250i

Information Management Award 2020 by Singapore Business Review

Recognizing the contribution of the company’s revolutionary systems to micro-SME operations, Singapore Business Review (SBR) awarded the Information Management Award for logistics to Konica Minolta for the suite of digital and IoT solutions that aided our customer – Lian Nam Heng Marketing Pte Ltd on its digital transformation.

Awarded for: IoT solutions

Red Dot Design Award 2020

We received the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2020 in the category “Product Design 2020” for our best-selling bizhub i-Series A3 & A4 Color MFPs for its highly intuitive interfaces, user-friendliness and outstanding design.

Awarded for bizhub i-Series
A3 Color MFP series: bizhub C360i / C300i / C250i
A4 Color MFP series: bizhub C4050i / C3350i, C3320i, C4000i / C3300i

Good Design Award 2019

Konica Minolta’s bizhub i-Series A3 color MFP series and the bizhub A4 color MFP series have been awarded the Good Design Award 2019 by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP). The A3 and A4 color MFP series was recognised for their sophisticated design that blends advanced functionality with operability to cater to next-generation needs.

Awarded for bizhub i-Series
A3 Color MFP series: bizhub C360i / C300i / C250i
A4 Color MFP series: bizhub C4050i / C3350i, C3320i, C4000i / C3300i

Singapore Green Label

We have attained Singapore Green Label certifications for several MFP models from the Singapore Environment Council (SEC). Singapore’s most established eco-labelling scheme for industrial and commercial products. Awarded by the SEC, the label recognizes products with environmentally friendly attributes.

Awarded models: Office Printing

Fogra Certification

We are proud that our employees are certified as Fogra Digital Print Experts VPC (DPE-VPC). The certified Fogra Digital Print Experts will add value and credibility to Konica Minolta’s leadership in production print and industrial print business and customers’ business. The DPEs will have the ability to assist customer in installing ISO 12647-8 (VPC) to ensure colour quality and accuracy across digital prints.

Dupont Awards 2016

MGI was awarded for the Leadership in Innovation Award in the 28th DuPont Awards 2016 for Packaging Innovation for its JETVarnish 3DS & iFoil Digital Decoration Process – ground-breaking, cutting-edge excellence in 3D digital print packaging technology.

Awarded for: MGI JETVarnish 3DS

Grand Award of Counter Global Warming Report (Environment Minister’s Award)

Konica Minolta has received the Grand Award of Counter Global Warming Report (Environment Minister’s Award), a grand prize in the category of Environmental Report, in the 19th Environmental Communication Awards. Konica Minolta’s efforts to achieve its medium-term goal of reducing CO2 emissions by 40% by fiscal 2016, as a milestone toward the attainment of the company’s long-term goal of reducing CO2 emissions by 80% from the fiscal 2005 level by 2050, thus allowing readers to have a clear understanding of how Konica Minolta has contributed to preventing global warming.

RobecoSAM Silver Class 2016

Konica Minolta has been awarded RobecoSAM Silver Class, a global distinction for corporate sustainability. The highest evaluation in the Computers & Peripherals and Office Electronics sector for its economic initiatives including innovation management and risk management, as well as for environmental initiatives on climate change strategies, environmental policy and its management, and information disclosure.

CDP for Climate Change Transparency

Konica Minolta was awarded a position on the Japan 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for three years in a row. We have been identified as a Japan leader for the quality of climate change-related information that it disclosed to investors and the global marketplace through Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the international not-for-profit organisation for sustainable economies.

Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking 2015

Konica Minolta, Inc. was ranked 27th on the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking 2015. In addition, Konica Minolta came out top in the industry of print and enterprise content management. Jointly organised by regional broadcaster Channel NewsAsia, CSR Asia, a provider of advisory, research and training services on sustainable business practices in Asia, and Sustainalytics, a leading provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings and research, the exclusive, annual ranking grades the corporate sustainability performance of the top 100 companies in the region.

Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

We have been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for four 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 seventh consecutive year.

Earned the highest evaluation in the Computers & Peripherals and Office Electronics sector for economic dimension including innovation management and compliance; environmental dimension including climate strategy, environmental policy and management system, and information disclosure.

FTSE4Good Global Index

We are included in the FTSE4Good Global Index by FTSE Group* (FTSE) in the U.K. in year 2016, one of the best-known indices in the world for socially responsible investment (SRI) communities. Twelfth year in a row that Konica Minolta earned the recognition. FTSE confirms that Konica Minolta has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series.

RobecoSAM Gold Class 2015

Konica Minolta has been awarded RobecoSAM Gold Class and recognised in the highest rank among its industry peers for Computers & Peripherals and Office Electronics industry in 2015. Konica Minolta earned the Gold Class for its economic initiatives including innovation management, risk management, as well as for environmental initiatives on climate change strategies, environmental policy and its management.

Prime Status by the Germany-based oekom research AG (oekom)

We are awarded Prime Status by the Germany-based oekom research AG (oekom) in its 2015 Corporate Rating as one of global leading companies for corporate social responsibility within the industry segment of electronic device and appliance. The company has maintained Prime Status for five years since 2011. We are highly praised by Global medium-term environmental plan and promotion of diverse initiatives with the goals of both environmental impact reduction and increase in corporate value; Efforts to minimize material use, including utilization of recycled materials through its proprietary technologies; Advanced implantation of chemical substance management; and stringent response to evolving environmental standards.