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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.

Culture
Youth Education
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Plant Tours for Students

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

Quality
Risk Management
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Formulating BCP and BCM—EN Otsuka Pharmaceutical

With firsthand experience of the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011,...

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...

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

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Pharmaceutical

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

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Creating Biotopes

Otsuka Pharmaceutical’s Tokushima Itano Factory has created facilities that...

Employees
Development of Human Capital
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Career Planning

Otsuka group companies provide support for individual career planning, so t...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Otsuka Health Comic Library

The Otsuka group has been publishing the Otsuka Health Comic Library since ...

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
Work-Life Balance
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Caregiver Support

Otsuka group companies promote various initiatives enabling employees to re...

Employees
Development of Human Capital
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Human Resources Development Program: Otsuka Global Academy

A key component of enhancing corporate value for the Otsuka group is nurtur...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Initiatives in the Office

The Otsuka group is focused on improving energy use efficiency in buildings...

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Waste Reduction and 3R Promotion

Through 3R (reduce, reuse, and recycle) promotion efforts, the Otsuka group...

Quality
Compliance
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Enhancing the Whistle-blowing System—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

To maintain sound and highly transparent management, companies must create ...

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory has established the Otsuka Pharmaceutical Fac...

Employees
Diversity
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Supporting Women in the Workplace

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

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Green Curtains

Every year offices and factories in the Otsuka group grow bitter gourd, mor...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Stakeholders—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory has established the IV Drug Information (DI) ...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Monthly Volunteer Activities on “ION Day”

Since July 2009, Dong-A Otsuka in South Korea has marked the 25th of every ...

Culture
Contributing to Communities
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Forest Conservation Activities such as Tree Planting and Thinning

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory and Taiho Pharmaceutical have supported the T...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Clean Energy Use

The Otsuka group is actively pursuing clean energy. It is working to reduce...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Participation in Charity Events

Taiho Oncology participates in charity events and other fundraising for pat...

Environment
Environmental Management
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Otsuka Group Environmental Promotion Council

The Otsuka Group Global Environmental Council has been established to promo...