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Quality

Otsuka’s approach to product quality extends beyond safety and security in manufacturing. Striving also to enhance the quality of its social initiatives, the group is focused on a broad range of activities, from information transparency and disclosure to working with suppliers and other collaborators, respecting local communities, and ensuring compliance with regulations.

Corporate Governance

In order to achieve stable business activities and sustainable growth, the Otsuka group aims to be a company trusted by all of its stakeholders. Toward that end, it has worked to build a sound and highly transparent management structure.

Basic Position on Corporate Governance

Otsuka Holdings is committed to pursuing steady growth in its corporate value over the medium- to long-term by realizing its corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” To meet this commitment, it adheres to the basic policy of making transparent, fair, and timely decisions and fulfilling its corporate social responsibility by living up to the expectations of all stakeholders, including customers, business partners, employees, local communities, and shareholders, through ongoing dialogue. The Company articulates its basic approach to corporate governance in its Corporate Governance Guidelines.
 
Otsuka Holdings Corporate Governance Guidelines
https://www.otsuka.com/en/company/governance/pdf/guideline.pdf
Otsuka Holdings

Governance System

At Otsuka Holdings, the Board of Directors, which includes outside directors, supervises the execution of management plans to ensure sustainable growth and raise corporate value over the medium- to long-term, and fulfills its roles and responsibilities regarding improving profitability and capital efficiency. At Otsuka Holdings, a company with an Audit & Supervisory Board, the Audit & Supervisory Board and its members, which are independent of the Board of Directors, take the lead in auditing the directors’ performance of their duties, while coordinating with the accounting auditor and the Internal Audit Department. This ensures the Company’s health and maintains a solid corporate governance system that can deserve society’s trust.

Otsuka Holdings Corporate Governance Structure

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Quality and Safety Control

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Global Quality Assurance System for IV Solutions

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Research and development activities

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BCP and BCM Establishment

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Initiatives with Business Partners (Suppliers) and CSR Procurement 

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Basic policy on measures against counterfeit drugs

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Listening to Customers

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

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Information Security Initiatives

The Otsuka group has formed the Otsuka group Information Security Committee...

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Basic Position on Corporate Governance

Otsuka Holdings is committed to pursuing steady growth in its corporate val...

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Governance System

At Otsuka Holdings, the Board of Directors, which includes outside director...

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Implementing Otsuka Group-Wide Training—Global Code of Business Ethics and a Global Anti-Corruption Policy

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Promoting Compliance

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Enhancing the Internal Whistleblowing System

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