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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
Employee Health
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Employee Health and Safety

The Otsuka group offers various health programs and consultation services t...

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Techno

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

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

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

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Taiho Pharmaceutical provides support for the National Cancer Center Hospit...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers —Taiho Pharmaceutical

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

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Water Resource Initiatives

In fiscal 2016, the 13 group companies in Japan used 12.222 million m3 of w...

Health
Raising Awareness of Health
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Supporting the Pink Ribbon Campaign

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

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

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
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...

Quality
Compliance
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Expanding the Internal Whistle-blowing System

Japan’s Corporate Governance Code calls for establishing a whistle-blowing ...

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Sustainable Ingredients

As palm oil is used as an ingredient in biscuits and other products, Nutrit...

Employees
Diversity
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Integration of Employees with Disabilities

The Otsuka group places importance on principle of integrating people with ...

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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Sponsor Workplace Mental Health Initiative

One in five adults in the US experience a diagnosable mental illness in any...

Quality
Risk Management
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CSR Procurement/Green Procurement

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

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
Diversity
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Supporting Women in the Workplace

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

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Workplace Tours

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

Culture
Youth Education
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Plant Tours for Students

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

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...

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...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Improving School Facilities

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

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...