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The Otsuka Group CSR Report provides an overview of the diverse initiatives that the Otsuka Group engages in: from its relationship with stakeholders in the course of doing business to realizing its corporate philosophy.

Message from the President

To Become an Indispensable Contributor to People's Health Worldwide

Download Otsuka Group CSR Report 2016

Due to a change in the fiscal year-end to December, the results cover the period from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015. The activities reported on include some conducted more recently.

In this report, we have tried to emphasize the unique aspects of our corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as a global company, organized around the five areas of health, the environment, quality, culture, and employees. We also sought to expand the scope of information that we provide in the report.

  • Health
  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Culture
  • Employees

Otsuka Group Across the Globe

The Otsuka Group's global businesses create a variety of products that help to maintain and enhance daily health and aid in the diagnosis and treatment of illness.

Stakeholder Engagement

The Otsuka group is working to strengthen communication and cooperation with them.

Otsuka Group's CSR Vision

By identifying materiality, on which the Otsuka Group should focus, the Group continues to strive for sustainable development in its business operations and society at large.

Identification of the Otsuka Group's Materiality

The Otsuka group continues to promote CSR as an integral part of its business activities, and strive for sustainable development in its business operations and society at large.

Performance Data

CSR-related data of our 12 key companies in Japan is available here.

GRI G4 Guidelines /ISO26000

Comparative Tables with GRI Guidelines and ISO26000 are available here.

Employees
Development of Human Capital
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Safety Training Center

Opened in 2012, the Anzen Dojo (Safety Training Center) provides safety tra...

Environment
Environmental Management
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Environmental Policy / Guidelines

Otsuka Group Environmental Policy As a global healthcare company and a res...

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Lighter and Smaller Packaging

The Otsuka group is taking measures to reduce the weight of cardboard and o...

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance

The Otsuka group of companies formulates their own individual programs to p...

Culture
Culture and Sports Activities
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Track and Field Program Sponsorship

The Otsuka Pharmaceutical track and field team includes male and female ath...

Employees
Diversity
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Support for Employment of Seniors

The Otsuka group has initiated a program aimed at giving employees aged 60 ...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Support for Cancer Patients

Every year since 2000, Astex employees and their families have taken part i...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Providing Hope to Cambodian Children

At Korea Otsuka Pharmaceutical, income generated by its employee cafeteria ...

Culture
Youth Education
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Plant Tours for Students

Otsuka group companies proactively welcome visitors to tour their plants. O...

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Workplace Tours

The Otsuka group conducts workplace tours for employee family members that ...

Health
Raising Awareness of Health
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Supporting the Pink Ribbon Campaign

Taiho Pharmaceutical supports the Pink Ribbon campaign, a worldwide effort ...

Environment
Waste Reduction
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PRTR Substances

Management of PRTR substances* at the 13 group companies in Japan are shown...

Health
Addressing Unmet Needs
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Support Ranging from IV Solutions to Eating Solid Food

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory develops products that comprehensively suppor...

Health
Raising Awareness of Health
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Building Awareness of Prevention of Heat Disorders

Ever since the launch of POCARI SWEAT, Otsuka Pharmaceutical has been advoc...

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Chemical

Otsuka Chemical not only put into place a systematic compliance structure i...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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My First Water Project

Otsuka Foods has been running the My First Water Project, which aims to dis...

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Pharmaceutical

Otsuka Pharmaceutical has established an Information Security Committee to ...

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Techno

Otsuka Techno aims to achieve both information system safety and convenient...

Health
Addressing Unmet Needs
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Global Initiatives for Public Health

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)*1, TB that is resistant to at lea...

Employees
Employee Health
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POCARI/fresh

Otsuka Pharmaceutical carries out various health education and physical fit...

Quality
Risk Management
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BCP and BCM Establishment

The Otsuka group has business continuity plans (BCP) in place to ensure tha...

Employees
Diversity
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Supporting Women in the Workplace

The Otsuka group believes that a diverse pool of workers is indispensable f...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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SATU HATI Programs in Indonesia

In Indonesia, PT Amerta Indah Otsuka (AIO) has held SATU HATI (One Heart) c...

Quality
Risk Management
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CSR Procurement/Green Procurement

Recognizing the importance of working with suppliers to implement sustainab...