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Company History

1976 December Established as Ricoh Credit Co., Ltd. Launched credit sales business (mainly business-related equipment) and loan business (mainly loans that are provided through a tie-up with financial institutions)
1977 June Launched leasing business (mainly business-related equipment)
1978 March Launched vehicle leasing service
1979 July Launched rental business
1980 July Launched vehicle loan products
1981 April Established Tokyo Business Rent Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
1984 February Launched accounts receivable collection agent business
April Changed trade name to Ricoh Leasing Company, Ltd.
1986 March Launched factoring business
1988 May Launched mortgage loan products
1996 January Listed shares on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
2000 January Received the 5th Disclosure Award (Tokyo Stock Exchange)
November Acquired ISO 9001 (the first company in the sales support leasing sector to do so)
2001 March Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
November Acquired ISO14001
2002 July Established Ricres Company, Ltd.
2003 January Received the 1st Award for Increasing the Number of Individual Shareholders (Tokyo Stock Exchange)
October Established Compliance Headquarters and, at the same time, acquired certification for ISMS (Information Security Management System) Conformity Assessment Scheme (the first among leasing companies to do so) (current international ISO 27001 standard)
December Established a contact center and an operation center in each of the Kanto and Kinki areas with the aim of improving the quality of credit management process
2005 December Acquired shares of Techno Rent Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
2006 February Newly established Financial Services Department
2007 January Received the 12th Disclosure Award (Tokyo Stock Exchange)
2008 November Relocated our head office to 1-7-12 Shinonome, Koto-ku, Tokyo
2011 October Launched business of factoring services for nursing-care facilities
2015 December Authorized as a “Platinum Kurumin” Company by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
2016 September Won the grand prize at the ”Ikumen (fathers actively participating in the raising of their children) Company Award 2016” hosted by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare as the first leasing company.
2017 July Launched housing rental business
2018 May Completed liquidation of Ricres Company, Ltd.
July Launched power generation business
2019 May Launched business of early funding service「RiLTA」
2020 January Relocated our head office to 4-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Selected as "Climate Change A List", the highest rating by the international non-profit organization CDP
March Ricoh, Mizuho Leasing, and Ricoh Leasing reach agreement on a business alliance
July Relocated our head office to 4-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
November Acquired shares of Enplus Co., Ltd.
2021 February Received an award of excellence in Environmental Report Category for four consecutive years at “Environmental Communication Awards” organized by the Ministry of Environment and the Global Environmental Forum
March Selected as “Health Management Brand” by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange for four consecutive years
Granted the highest rank in the environmental rating given by the Development Bank of Japan Inc. and raised funds
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