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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.

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers —Taiho Pharmaceutical

At Taiho Pharmaceutical, the Drug Information Office fields inquiries about...

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Caregiver Support

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

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Workplace Tours

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

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Relationship between Biodiversity and Business Activities

The Otsuka group manufactures and sells a wide range of products such as ph...

Health
Addressing Unmet Needs
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Addressing Yet-to-be-imagined Consumer Needs

In the area of nutraceuticals, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals leverages its medical...

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,...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Initiatives in the Office

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

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Improving School Facilities

Thai Otsuka Pharmaceutical, with the participation of 110 employees, donate...

Employees
Employee Health
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POCARI/fresh

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

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Green Curtains

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

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Factory Grounds Open to the Community

Factories of the Otsuka group carry out regular cleanup activities on areas...

Health
Raising Awareness of Health
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Raising Awareness of Women’s Health

The average lifespan in Japan, which is over 80 years old for both men and ...

Quality
Compliance
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Implementing Otsuka Group-Wide Training—Global Code of Business Ethics and a Global Anti-Corruption Policy

In order to promote and achieve group-wide compliance under the banner of i...

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Initiatives for Protecting and Reintroducing Endangered Species

Otsuka Pharmaceutical’s Tokushima Itano Factory is working to protect and b...

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Initiatives to Prevent Long Work Hours

As part of efforts to reduce overtime hours, Otsuka Warehouse uses its intr...

Quality
Risk Management
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BCP and BCM Establishment

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

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Raising Awareness about Illness

Since 2009, Otsuka Pharmaceutical has provided support for forums on schizo...

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Parenting Support

Otsuka group companies in Japan have been accredited with the Kurumin mark,...

Culture
Contributing to Communities
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Participation in Community Events

The Otsuka group, with its origins in Tokushima Prefecture, is proud to par...

Employees
Diversity
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Support for Employment of Seniors

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

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Reducing Waste

In 2016, the 13 group companies in Japan discharged 336 thousand tons of wa...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers

In order to field and respond to customer inquiries appropriately, the Otsu...

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
Climate Change Response
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Combating Climate Change and Conserving Energy

In 2016, the 13 Otsuka group companies in Japan*1 used the energy equivalen...