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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.

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Lighter and Smaller Packaging

The Otsuka group is taking measures to reduce the weight of cardboard and o...

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Workplace Tours

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

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...

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...

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Chemical

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

Employees
Employee Health
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Employment Support for Cancer Patients

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

Environment
Environmental Management
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Environmental Education

Otsuka Pharmaceutical has provided an ongoing environmental e-learning prog...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers

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

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Sustainable Ingredients

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

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Stakeholders—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Quality and Safety Control

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

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

Employees
Development of Human Capital
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Personal Development

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

Health
Communicating Health Information
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20 – TWENTY

Taiho Pharmaceutical provides support for the National Cancer Center Hospit...

Health
Addressing Unmet Needs
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Addressing Unmet Needs

Diseases of the central nervous system include schizophrenia, depression, b...

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance

The Otsuka group of companies formulates their own individual programs to p...

Employees
Diversity
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Support for Employment of Seniors

The Otsuka group has initiated a program aimed at giving employees aged 60 ...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Health Information Online

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

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Workplace Childcare

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

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...

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...

Employees
Employee Health
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Employee Health and Safety

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

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Basic Approach and Guidelines

Basic Approach The Otsuka group recognizes the invaluable benefits provide...

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...