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This CSR website 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

CSR Library

Otsuka's CSR activities are reported in Integrated Report.

Otsuka’s CSR activities are categorized in five areas of health, environment, quality, culture and employees.

  • 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

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.

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Waste Reduction and 3R Promotion

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

Quality
Risk Management
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Formulating BCP and BCM—EN Otsuka Pharmaceutical

With firsthand experience of the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011,...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Providing Hope to Cambodian Children

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

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Quality and Safety Control

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

Quality
Risk Management
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BCP and BCM Establishment

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

Quality
Compliance
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Expanding the Internal Whistle-blowing System

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

Culture
Youth Education
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Support Through Education

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

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Basic Approach and Guidelines

Basic Approach The Otsuka group recognizes the invaluable benefits provide...

Employees
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...

Environment
Eco-Friendly Products
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Sustainable Product Design

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

Health
Addressing Unmet Needs
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Addressing Yet-to-be-imagined Consumer Needs

In the area of nutraceuticals, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals leverages its medical...

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Reducing Waste

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

Health
Raising Awareness of Health
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Building Awareness of Prevention of Heat Disorders

Ever since the launch of POCARI SWEAT, Otsuka Pharmaceutical has been advoc...

Quality
Compliance
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Enhancing the Whistle-blowing System—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory

To maintain sound and highly transparent management, companies must create ...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Raising Awareness about Illness

Since 2009, Otsuka Pharmaceutical has provided support for forums on schizo...

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
Work-Life Balance
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Parenting Support

Otsuka group companies in Japan have been accredited with the Kurumin mark,...

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Improving School Facilities

Thai Otsuka Pharmaceutical, with the participation of 110 employees, donate...

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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Otsuka Group Non-Native Fishing Tournament

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

Quality
Risk Management
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Initiatives with Suppliers

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

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives—Otsuka Techno

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

Health
Communicating Health Information
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My First Water Project

Otsuka Foods has been running the My First Water Project, which aims to dis...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Combating Climate Change and Conserving Energy

In 2016, the 13 Otsuka group companies in Japan*1 used the energy equivalen...