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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...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Raising Awareness about Illness

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

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 ...

Culture
Culture and Sports Activities
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Otsuka Museum of Art

In the Tokushima area specifically, the group established the Otsuka Museum...

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
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...

Environment
Waste Reduction
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PRTR Substances

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

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Product Development Targeting Both User Convenience and Waste Reduction

Innovative packaging for the antipsychotic ABILIFY MAINTENA features improv...

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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A Leading Manufacturer of IV Solutions

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

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
Corporate Governance
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Basic Position on Corporate Governance

The corporate governance of the Otsuka group, which seeks to promote the in...

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...

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
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
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Stakeholders—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

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...

Quality
Compliance
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Expanding the Internal Whistle-blowing System

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

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Lighter Bottles

The Otsuka group has introduced lighter containers that conserve resources ...

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
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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Relationship between Biodiversity and Business Activities

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

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...