Konica Minolta Joins Climate Change Advocacy with Global Leaders at COP21 – Put the Environment First. It Is Smart Business


Tokyo (November 30, 2015) – Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to participate in the prestigious publication of “COP21 CLIMATE CHANGE THE NEW ECONOMY (CCTNE)” with a two-page advocacy, supporting the global initiatives discussed at COP21 in Paris this month.

Aligned with the worldwide efforts for the sustainable future, Konica Minolta has been committed to turn its innovations into products, services and processes that reduce carbon emissions through the product lifecycle. The company has also been spearheading first-hand actions to utilize its rich technical assets and expertise in working with a wide range of stakeholders and contributing to curb CO2 emissions and overall environmental impact in broader communities and society.

“As a company dedicated to environmental management, we share our extensive know-how among our group companies, with our customers, and even with suppliers to which we have no capital ties,” said Shoei Yamana, President and CEO of Konica Minolta. “Our motivation is to encourage more companies to undertake environmental measures.”

CCTNE is the flagship magazine by London-based World News – CLIMATE CHANGE The New Economy Ltd., published for the annual COP convention and G7 summit. It is an ambitious publishing initiative which will bring further clarity and purpose to the climate debate, creating a platform for governments, corporate leaders and their advisors on a global scale.

The print version of CCTNE is made available for a broad range of world leaders, global corporate business leaders and universities, among others, in time for COP21 summit in Paris, where international leaders work together to agree on a new framework in responding to climate change. The magazine is also distributed to attendees for COP21 at selected hotel rooms and first- and business-class passengers of 18 airlines and departure lounges at the gate.In addition to 40,000 copies of distribution, the magazine is available online for the public.

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