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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.

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Taiho Pharmaceutical provides support for the National Cancer Center Hospit...

Employees
Diversity
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Supporting Women in the Workplace

The Otsuka group believes that a diverse pool of workers is indispensable f...

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...

Health
Addressing Unmet Needs
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Medical Food Research from a Global Perspective

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, a pharmaceutical company with a strong found...

Culture
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...

Quality
Risk Management
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Information Security Initiatives

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

Culture
Contributing to Communities
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Healthcare Support Activities: Otsuka Welfare Clinic

In 2003, the Otsuka group established the Otsuka Welfare Clinic in Peshawar...

Environment
Climate Change Response
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Initiatives in the Office

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

Quality
Safety Initiatives
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Quality and Safety Control

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

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...

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Factory Grounds Open to the Community

Factories of the Otsuka group carry out regular cleanup activities on areas...

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
Safety Initiatives
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A Leading Manufacturer of IV Solutions

The Otsuka group constantly strives to increase the reliability of its phar...

Culture
Youth Education
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Support Through Education

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

Culture
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...

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Reducing Waste

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

Environment
Waste Reduction
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Waste Reduction and 3R Promotion

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

Culture
Contributions to Communities outside Japan
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Monthly Volunteer Activities on “ION Day”

Since July 2009, Dong-A Otsuka in South Korea has marked the 25th of every ...

Employees
Diversity
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Integration of Employees with Disabilities

The Otsuka group places importance on principle of integrating people with ...

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Raising Awareness about Illness

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

Health
Communicating Health Information
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Otsuka Health Comic Library

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

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...

Environment
Protecting Biodiversity
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Basic Approach and Guidelines

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