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Environmental Label
Provision of Environmental Product Information

Based on the increasing need for environment-friendly products, RISO has been obtaining environmental labels for its products, while promoting the proactive disclosure of information.

Environmental Label Certified Products

RISO provides products in Japan that comply with the Law on Promoting Green Purchasing, Eco Mark Program and the International Energy Star Program. RISO products sold overseas correspond to the International Energy Star Program and other eco-labels. Information on our environmentally-friendly products is available at our regional websites and in our leaflets or advertisements.

Eco-Labels in the world

Law on Promoting Green Purchasing-Compliant Products

Specified product procurement items and criteria for products that are compliant with the Law Concerning the Promotion of Procurement of Eco-Friendly Goods and Services by the State and Other Entities (Law on Promoting Green Purchasing)

Basic policies related to promoting the procurement of eco-friendly goods for each specified procurement item and criteria used to make determinations are reviewed annually.

Eco Mark Products

Products certified by the Japan Environment Association in recognition of their usefulness in preserving the environment by decreasing environmental burden throughout the product lifecycle, from manufacturing to disposal.

To the Eco Mark Office, Japan Environment Association (JEA)

International ENERGY STAR Program

The International ENERGY STAR program promotes energy saving in office machines. Standards including power consumption are set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Products that meet the standards are allowed to display the International Energy Star Program Logo.


Green Mark Program

The Taiwan Green Mark Program, which is equivalent to Japan's Eco Mark Program, began in 1992 under the management of the Environment and Development Foundation (EDF), an organization commissioned by Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration. Designated as a "Type I" environmental label in Taiwan, this program grants certifications as an independent third party.

To the Right Power Certification Inc.


EPEAT stands for the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, which is the definitive global rating system for greener electronics. It ranks products on 51 specific criteria, to help identify greener imaging equipment and other electronics devices. The EPEAT tool is comprehensive, being based on IEEE 1680 International Standards, and the program includes energy efficiency, reduction/elimination of environmentally sensitive substances, take-back programs for equipment, packaging and consumables, and other important environmental attributes.

To the the EPEAT website

Blue Angel

The German environmental label system started in 1987 and is the oldest environmental label  in the world. This label has been highly recognized by the EU member states and has influenced other environmental labels in the world. 

To the Blue Angel website

China Environmental Labelling

China Environmental Labelling was introduced by the Chinese government in 1994. It is now managed by China Environmental United Certification Center entrusted by the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China.

To the China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC) website

Singapore Green Labelling

Singapore Green Labelling Scheme was introduced in 1992 by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources as part of the Singapore Green Plan, Singapore's First formal environmental blueprint and is administered by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC).

To the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) website