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.
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.
April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020
Japanese version: September 2020 (previous issue: October 2019)
CSR Group, Corporate Communication Div.,
Morinaga & Co., Ltd.
Tel: +81-(0)3-3456-0143/Fax: +81-(0)3-3769-6129
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.
Morinaga & Co., Ltd. has been selected as a constituent of the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index as a company with excellent gender diversity.
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.
The Company considers its key tasks as a food manufacturer to be delivery of safe, reliable products to customers and procurement of sustainable raw materials that are not harmful to the global environment or society.
“I wish to provide delicious, highly nutritious Western confectionaries to the people of Japan.” Morinaga & Co., Ltd. was launched with this strong desire as expressed by Taichiro Morinaga, the company’s founder.
The Morinaga Group is aware of various social issues that it faces at every stage of its value chain (planning and development, procurement, production, distribution and sales, and consumption/disposal) and is promoting measures to resolve them.
Society as a whole is becoming increasingly health-conscious and there is a growing need to take proper nutrients in an easy and functional way. The Morinaga Group has been working on the development of wellness products that can help people lead a healthy and happy life.