Responsible Sourcing of Cobalt

Tohoku Murata Manufacturing Co.Ltd. regards the issue of responsible sourcing of cobalt as a part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), and we are addressing this issue through the following policies.

1.Affirm the intent of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance and, address the issue of responsible sourcing of cobalt.

2.Construct a system for managing cobalt contained in our products, and continue our efforts to use less risky parts and materials.

3.Establish and maintain close coordination with industry organizations, and, based on industry standards, carry out rational and effective surveys in good faith.

4.Share cobalt information, which is obtained through our supply chains, as quickly as possible with our partner companies.

In the future, while maintaining close coordination with our suppliers and customers, in order to fulfill our corporate social responsibilities, we will continue to conscientiously and consistently address this issue.