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.

Raising Awareness of Health
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Supporting the Pink Ribbon Campaign

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

Risk Management
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Initiatives with Suppliers

The Otsuka group is committed to working and growing with suppliers whose o...

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...

Climate Change Response
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Initiatives on the Production Floor

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

Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Providing Hope to Cambodian Children

At Korea Otsuka Pharmaceutical, income generated by its employee cafeteria ...

Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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SATU HATI Programs in Indonesia

In Indonesia, PT Amerta Indah Otsuka (AIO) has held SATU HATI (One Heart) c...

Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers —Taiho Pharmaceutical

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

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Support for Employment of Seniors

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

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...

Employee Health
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Certification as a Health and Productivity Management Organization

Otsuka Pharmaceutical believes that each and every Otsuka employee should b...

Environmental Management
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Environmental Education

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

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...

Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Techno

Otsuka Techno aims to achieve both information system safety and convenient...

Climate Change Response
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Clean Energy Use

The Otsuka group is actively pursuing clean energy. It is working to reduce...

Risk Management
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BCP and BCM Establishment

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

Waste Reduction
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Reducing Waste

In 2016, the 13 group companies in Japan discharged 336 thousand tons of wa...

Culture and Sports Activities
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Track and Field Program Sponsorship

The Otsuka Pharmaceutical track and field team includes male and female ath...

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Expanding the Internal Whistle-blowing System

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

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...

Eco-Friendly Products
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Lighter Bottles

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

Communicating Health Information
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Otsuka Health Comic Library

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

Corporate Governance
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Corporate Governance Structure

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

Work-Life Balance
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Caregiver Support

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

Risk Management
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Formulating BCP and BCM—Otsuka Chemical

Otsuka Chemical has formed a BCM Committee consisting of directors of the p...