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.

Protecting Biodiversity
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Sustainable Ingredients

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

Risk Management
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Formulating BCP and BCM—Otsuka Chemical

Otsuka Chemical has formed a BCM Committee consisting of directors of the p...

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...

Work-Life Balance
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Workplace Childcare

Since 2011 within the Otsuka group, Otsuka Pharmaceutical has operated the ...

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 ...

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Integration of Employees with Disabilities

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

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...

Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Techno

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

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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

Development of Human Capital
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Personal Development

The Otsuka group has a variety of training programs that enable employees t...

Raising Awareness of Health
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Building Awareness of Prevention of Heat Disorders

Ever since the launch of POCARI SWEAT, Otsuka Pharmaceutical has been advoc...

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...

Contributing to Communities
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Participation in Community Events

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

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Supporting Women in the Workplace

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

Employee Health
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Employment Support for Cancer Patients

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

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 ...

Risk Management
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CSR Procurement/Green Procurement

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

Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers

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

Youth Education
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Plant Tours for Students

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

Safety Initiatives
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A Leading Manufacturer of IV Solutions

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

Development of Human Capital
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Safety Training Center

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

Climate Change Response
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Initiatives in the Office

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

Risk Management
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Initiatives with Suppliers

The Otsuka group is committed to working and growing with suppliers whose o...