Editorial Note Editorial Note


In order to fulfill our responsibility to explain to stakeholders and to inform the wider society of our activities toward a sustainable society, from fiscal 2015 Advantest Group has changed this report’s name from "CSR Report" to "Sustainability Report".

In addition, in order to meet global information disclosure requirements, we referred to the GRI "Sustainability Reporting Guidelines fourth edition" as we began to organize our disclosure information.

Changes in report

2000: Environmental Report
2006: Social and Environmental Report
2007: CSR Report

Scope of Report and Period Covered

This report covers activities pursued by Advantest and its major affiliates in Japan and overseas throughout fiscal 2014 (April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015).

* Some activities before and after fiscal 2014 are also featured in the report with the aim of facilitating reader understanding.

Release date

September 2015

Reporting cycle


Guidelines Referenced

  • GRI "Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (G4)"
  • Ministry of the Environment, "Environmental Reporting Guidelines 2007"
  • Ministry of the Environment, "Environmental Accounting Guidelines 2005"
  • Japanese Standards Association, "ISO 26000: 2010, Guidance on Social Responsibility"

Contact Information

For CSR related inquiries
CSR & Environmental Affairs Promotion Center, CSR & Environmental Affairs Promotion Office