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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
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...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Reducing CO2 Emissions from Logistics

The Otsuka group is promoting modal shifting as part of Otsuka’s efforts to...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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20 – TWENTY

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

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Green Curtains

Every year offices and factories in the Otsuka group grow bitter gourd, mor...

Employees
Development of Human Capital
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Safety Training Center

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

Culture
Contributing to Communities
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Participation in Community Events

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

Employees
Development of Human Capital
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Personal Development

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

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...

Health
Raising Awareness of Health
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Supporting the Pink Ribbon Campaign

Taiho Pharmaceutical supports the Pink Ribbon campaign, a worldwide effort ...

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Caregiver Support

Otsuka group companies promote various initiatives enabling employees to re...

Culture
Contributing to Communities
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Sub-Rural Health Center in Myanmar

In Myanmar, births typically occur at home with a midwife in attendance, an...

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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Listening to Customers —Taiho Pharmaceutical

At Taiho Pharmaceutical, the Drug Information Office fields inquiries about...

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...

Quality
Risk Management
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BCP and BCM Establishment

The Otsuka group has business continuity plans (BCP) in place to ensure tha...

Employees
Work-Life Balance
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Workplace Tours

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

Environment
Environmental Management
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Environmental Policy / Guidelines

Otsuka Group Environmental Policy As a global healthcare company and a res...

Quality
Corporate Governance
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Corporate Governance Structure

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

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Quality and Safety Control

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

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Waste Reduction and 3R Promotion

Through 3R (reduce, reuse, and recycle) promotion efforts, the Otsuka group...

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Lighter Bottles

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

Environment
Environmental Management
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Otsuka Group Environmental Promotion Council

The Otsuka Group Global Environmental Council has been established to promo...

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Chemical

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

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Sponsor Workplace Mental Health Initiative

One in five adults in the US experience a diagnosable mental illness in any...