Editorial Policy

Editorial Policy

Editorial Policy

  • This report presents Mazda's CSR initiatives in the six areas — Customer Satisfaction, Environmental Protection, Social Contributions, Respect for People, Compliance and Information Disclosure — primarily regarding the targets and results of these initiatives.
  • Aiming to satisfy the needs of readers, Mazda determined the editorial policy and content of this report in reference to the third party opinion and stakeholders' ideas and views obtained through the questionnaire survey and engagements with stakeholders.

Report Coverage

Organizations Covered

Mazda Motor Corporation, its domestic (Japanese) Group companies, and selected overseas Group companies are covered in this report.

Period Covered

The report primarily covers the period from April 2013 through March 2014, although some activities after April 2014 are included.

Scope of the Report

Social, environmental, and economic data are included in this report.

  • *For more details about economic data, see Mazda's website Investor Relations & Annual Report.

Referenced Guidelines

  • GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines Version 3.1
  • Ministry of the Environment's Environmental Reporting Guidelines (2012 Edition)
  • Ministry of the Environment's Environmental Accounting Guidelines (2005 Edition)
  • ISO26000

Table of comparisons for GRI Guidelines and ISO 26000 can be viewed on the website.

Date of Publication

Japanese version: August 2014 (The previous report was published in August 2013; the next report will be published in the summer of 2015).

  • *The 2014 digest version (PDF / E-book / Booklet) is published in September 2014.

English version: September 2014 (The previous report was published in September 2013; the next report will be published in autumn 2015).

  • *The 2014 digest version (PDF / E-book / Booklet) will be published in October 2014.

Approach to Reporting Information

Mazda discloses information in the following formats.


This report includes future projections for Mazda Motor Corporation and its Group companies' performance based on plans, forecasts, management plans, and strategies at the time of publication, in addition to actual past and present facts. Such forward-looking statements are predictions based on information or assumptions available at the time of edit, and may differ from future operational results due to changes in circumstances.

Contact Information

Issuing Department: CSR & Environment Department, Mazda Motor Corporation

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