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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
Climate Change Response
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Green Curtains

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

Employees
Diversity
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Support for Employment of Seniors

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

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
Youth Education
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Support Through Education

Since 2007, in Japan, Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Otsuka Chemical, and Taiho Pha...

Environment
Environmental Management
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Environmental Education

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

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...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Stakeholders—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

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

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...

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...

Environment
Waste Reduction
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PRTR Substances

Management of PRTR substances* at the 13 group companies in Japan are shown...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Initiatives in the Office

The Otsuka group is focused on improving energy use efficiency in buildings...

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Sustainable Product Design

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

Quality
Compliance
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Promoting Compliance—Otsuka Chemical

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

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
Employee Health
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Employee Health and Safety

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

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...

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Listening to Customers —Taiho Pharmaceutical

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

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...

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Creating Biotopes

Otsuka Pharmaceutical’s Tokushima Itano Factory has created facilities that...

Culture
Culture and Sports Activities
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Otsuka Museum of Art

In the Tokushima area specifically, the group established the Otsuka Museum...

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Reducing Waste

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

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Otsuka Group Non-Native Fishing Tournament

Lake Biwa is well known as Japan’s largest lake and has been a local source...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Clean Energy Use

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