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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 2015

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.

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.

Performance Data

CSR-related data of our 12 key companies in Japan is available here.

Quality
Risk Management
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BCP and BCM Establishment

The Otsuka Group has business continuity plans (BCP) and a business continu...

Environment
Low-Carbon Emissions
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Initiatives on the Production Floor

The Otsuka Group aims to help prevent global warming by promoting both tang...

Culture
Community Initiatives
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Participation in Charity Events

At the Saitama Plant of Taiho Pharmaceutical, employees take part in a prog...

Culture
Youth Education
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Support Through Education

Since 2007, Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Otsuka Chemical, and Taiho Pharmaceutica...

Employees
Diversity
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Support for Senior Employment

The Otsuka Group provides opportunities for employees to continue working p...

Environment
Eco- and People-Friendly Plants
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Factory Grounds Open to the Community

In operation since 2010, the Kejayan Factory at Amerta Indah Otsuka was con...

Environment
Low-Carbon Emissions
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Initiatives in the Office

The Otsuka Group’s office energy-saving activities are focused on increasin...

Environment
Environmental Management
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Environmental Policy/Guidelines

<Otsuka Group Environmental Policy> As a global healthcare co...

Quality
Corporate Governance
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Corporate Governance Structure

Otsuka Holdings strives to continuously increase corporate value and mainta...

Culture
Community Initiatives
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Tofu for Africa

Since 2008, Nutrition & Santé in France has been promoting a Tofu for Afric...

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Ecodesign and Sustainable Ingredients

Nutrition & Santé SAS, based in southern France, implements its own eco-des...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Otsuka Health Comic Library

The Otsuka Group has been publishing the Otsuka Health Comic Library since ...

Quality
Risk Management
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Head Office Disaster Prevention Drill—Taiho Pharmaceutical

Taiho Pharmaceutical conducted two disaster prevention drills at its head o...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Initiatives on the Production Site

The Otsuka Group works to improve safety and productivity at production sit...

Employees
Diversity
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Establishment of Workplace Childcare

The Otsuka Group began setting up on-site childcare centers in 2011, in ord...

Quality
Compliance
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Enhancing Whistleblowing System

The Corporate Governance Code calls for establishing a whistleblowing syste...

Culture
Community Initiatives
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Health Promotion, Disaster Prevention, and Relief Activities

The Otsuka Group works with communities to engage in health awareness, disa...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Examples of Product Improvements

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory has succeeded in improving the safety and con...

Employees
Employee Health
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Employee Sports Tournament—Otsuka Techno

Otsuka Techno has held sports tournaments, open to all employees, since beg...

Employees
Diversity
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Supporting Women in the Workplace

The Otsuka Group believes that employee diversity is a driving force for co...

Environment
Eco- and People-Friendly Plants
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Creating Biotopes and Building Harmonious Relationships with Wildlife and the Local Community

Located at the foot of the Asan Mountains looking out across the Tokushima ...

Employees
Employee Health
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POCARI/fresh

Otsuka Pharmaceutical provides various health education and exercise progra...

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Lighter Bottles

The Otsuka Group has been making lighter containers, in order to conserve r...

Environment
Initiatives for a Resource Recycling Society
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Head Office Initiatives Recognized by Tokyo’s Chiyoda City

In March 2015, the head office building and annex of Taiho Pharmaceutical w...