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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
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Participation in Charity Events

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

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 ...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Stakeholders—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Chemical

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

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers

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

Employees
Employee Health
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Employment Support for Cancer Patients

As a company committed to developing treatments for several types of cancer...

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives

The Otsuka group has formed the Otsuka Group Information Security Committee...

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

Recognizing the importance of information security, Otsuka Pharmaceutical F...

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

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...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Delivering Vitamins to Mothers and Children

Since 2006, Pharmavite in the United States has supported the nonprofit Vit...

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...

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Reducing Waste

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

Environment
Waste Reduction
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PRTR Substances

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

Culture
Contributing to Communities
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Health Promotion, Disaster Prevention and Relief Activities

The Otsuka group of companies works with communities to engage in health aw...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Raising Awareness about Illness

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

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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A Leading Manufacturer of IV Solutions

The Otsuka group constantly strives to increase the reliability of its phar...

Culture
Contributing to Communities
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Healthcare Support Activities: Otsuka Welfare Clinic

In 2003, the Otsuka group established the Otsuka Welfare Clinic in Peshawar...

Culture
Contributing to Communities
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Sub-Rural Health Center in Myanmar

In Myanmar, births typically occur at home with a midwife in attendance, an...

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 ...

Quality
Corporate Governance
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Corporate Governance Structure

At Otsuka Holdings, the Board of Directors, which includes outside director...

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...

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 ...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Green Curtains

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