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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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Sponsor Workplace Mental Health Initiative

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

Employees
Diversity
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Integration of Employees with Disabilities

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

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Clean Energy Use

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

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Caregiver Support

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

Quality
Risk Management
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CSR Procurement/Green Procurement

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

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Quality and Safety Control

The Otsuka group has established rigorous quality control systems suited to...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Green Curtains

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

Employees
Employee Health
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Certification as a Health and Productivity Management Organization

Otsuka Pharmaceutical believes that each and every Otsuka employee should b...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers

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

Health
Addressing Unmet Needs
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Medical Food Research from a Global Perspective

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, a pharmaceutical company with a strong found...

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
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...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Improving School Facilities

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

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
Protecting Biodiversity
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Factory Grounds Open to the Community

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

Employees
Development of Human Capital
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Safety Training Center

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

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Health Information Online

Otsuka group companies are involved in awareness-building activities to pro...

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...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Raising Awareness about Illness

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

Health
Raising Awareness of Health
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Supporting the Pink Ribbon Campaign

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

Culture
Culture and Sports Activities
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Tokushima Vortis Professional Soccer Team

The Tokushima Vortis professional soccer team was founded in 2004 around a ...

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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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Pharmaceutical

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