About this Report

Purpose of This Report and Editorial Policies

The Murata Group CSR Report is issued to deepen the understanding of, and to enhance communications with, all stakeholders with regard to the Murata Group's corporate social responsibility (CSR), and its endeavors in this field. The main themes of this report are the basic policies for Murata's CSR activities, targets and principal initiatives for FY2017, performance in response to these targets, and future plans. For more detailed information, case studies, environmental performance and other data, please refer to the Murata website. Environmental data by business site and the initiatives unique to each site are available in the CSR Report by business site, as posted on the Murata website. For more detailed financial data, please refer to the Investor Information section. 

Term of this report

Between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018

*Some activities taking place in or before March 2017 or in or after April 2018 are covered in the report as well.

Organizations reported on

Murata Manufacturing Group
 (Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and 99 subsidiaries inside and outside of Japan)

Publication History and Future Issue Plans

The Murata Group began publishing its CSR Report in 2005. The next CSR Report is slated for publication around November 2018.

Information disclosure system (Information disclosure via website and brochures)

This report provides a detailed overview of Murata's corporate social responsibility (CSR) and our initiatives in this area. CSR at Murata and our related initiatives are also discussed in Murata's introductory brochure, the Murata Report, edited with a focus on the main points for ease of understanding. We urge interested parties to also make use of the Murata Report.

Future Forecasts, Plans and Targets

In addition to past and current performance, this report includes future forecasts, predictions, plans and other information. Such forecasts, plans and targets are made on assumptions and judgments based on information available at the time of publication. Accordingly, the results of future operating activities and future phenomena may differ from forecasts, predictions and plans in this report.The understanding of readers regarding such disparities is greatly appreciated.

Company Outline

Trade Name Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Date of Incorporation December 23, 1950 (Established October 1944)
Paid-in Capital 69,444 million yen (as of March 31, 2018)
Stock Exchange Listings Japan: Tokyo, Osaka Overseas: Singapore
Headquarters 10-1, Higashikotari 1-chome,
Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto 
617-8555, Japan
Branch Tokyo Branch (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) 
Yokaichi Plant (Higashiomi-shi, Shiga) 
Yasu Plant (Yasu-shi, Shiga)
Yokohama Technical Center (Yokohama-shi, Yokohama) 
Nagaoka Plant (Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto)
URL https://www.murata.com/