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Konica Minolta Joins Climate Change Advocacy with Global Leaders at COP21 in Paris

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

You can read Konica Minolta's advocacy on page 130 and 131 in the electronic version of CCTNE (http://cloud.digipage.net/go/cop21/#130).

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is one of the world's leaders in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for four years in a row. For more information, please visit: http://www.KonicaMinolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta LinkedIn and Twitter.





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CONTACT: Rebekah Fougere Director, Marketing & Sales Support Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. +1 905.890.6600 rebekah.fougere@bt.konicaminolta.caSource:Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.