Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation has been named as a Sustainability Leader in the computer and office equipment industry by the Sustainability Yearbook 2010 provided by the SAM Group.
The Sustainability Yearbook 2010 also places Epson in the Silver Class overall, a vast improvement over its Bronze Class status in 2008.
The SAM Group is a well-known and respected social responsibility investment (SRI) research company that annually rates the sustainable growth potential of 1,200 companies across 100 criteria including economic, social and environmental performance benchmarks in close accordance with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
246 companies across 58 sectors were reviewed for the Sustainability Yearbook 2010 including 97 in the Gold Class, 84 in the Silver Class and 65 in the Bronze Class.
Epson was placed among the top 7 Sustainability Leaders in the ‘Computer Hardware and Electronic Office Equipment’ sector.
The Epson Group’s achievements are attributed to their ability to maintain excellence in each of their sustainability endeavours including their CSR program, trust-based management initiatives, product quality and various notable improvements made to the environment.
Epson’s elevation from the Bronze Class to the Silver Class is a result of the company’s commitment to sustainable growth and meeting its Environmental Vision 2050.
Epson Corporation provides compact, energy-saving and high precision technology such as printers, projectors and various electronic and crystal devices for business and home office segments.
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