CSR Report

CSR Report

Editorial Policy

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The Morinaga Group has issued “Morinaga CSR Report” in booklet and PDF formats since FY2015/3 to help stakeholders better understand its attitude towards, and initiatives on, corporate social responsibility (CSR) that should be fulfilled by the Group based on its vision and mission statement.
The FY2021/3 version is designed to cover a wider range of CSR information than ever before. We are committed to promoting our CSR activities, while using this Report as a way to help our stakeholders better understand what we do for CSR and build a deeper and more trustful relationship with them.

For our latest CSR information, please visit our corporate website at:

Scope of reporting

This report is mainly relevant to Morinaga & Co., Ltd. However, the environmental data of the ESG data section shows the aggregate results of the Morinaga Group, including four factories of Morinaga & Co., Ltd and five affiliated production companies, as well as the results of overseas production bases.

  • Four factories of Morinaga & Co. Ltd.: Tsurumi Factory, Oyama Factory, Mishima Factory, and Chukyo Factory
  • Affiliated production companies: Takasaki Morinaga Co., Ltd., Morinaga Angel Dessert Co., Ltd., Morinaga Dessert Co., Ltd., Morinaga Snack Foods Co., Ltd., and Morinaga Kofu Foods Co., Ltd.
  • Overseas production bases: Taiwan Morinaga Co. Ltd., Morinaga Food (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd., and Morinaga America Foods, Inc.

Period covered by the Report

April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020

  • *The Report includes certain initiatives before FY2020/3 and activities after April 2020.
  • *The ESG data of the overseas production bases covers the period from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Month of issuance

Japanese version: September 2020 (previous issue: October 2019)

Reference guidelines

  • “Environmental Reporting Guidelines 2018” issued by the Ministry of the Environment
  • ISO 26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility)
  • GRI Standards

Contact address for inquiries about the CSR Report

CSR Group, Corporate Communication Div.,
Morinaga & Co., Ltd.
Tel: +81-(0)3-3456-0143/Fax: +81-(0)3-3769-6129

Evaluation by external bodies

-The Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization 2020 (White 500)

Morinaga & Co., Ltd. has been selected as the Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization 2020 in the White 500 category for three consecutive years and ranked within the top 10% of the food industry under a program jointly administered by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Nippon Kenko Kaigi.

- MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

Morinaga & Co., Ltd. has been selected as a constituent of the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index as a company with excellent gender diversity.

- CDP Climate Change 2019

Morinaga & Co. Ltd. has achieved a B score in the Climate Change Report issued by the CDP, an international non-profit organization that works on the achievement of sustainable economy.