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Basic Environmental Philosophy / Environmental Policies

To fulfill its responsibility for the environmental impact of its business activities, the Company engages in activities to reduce its environmental impact based on medium- to long-term plans.

Basic Environmental Philosophy

Based on the corporate philosophy of “Contribute toward the improvement of people's health and progress in society through the development of innovative products,” ASKA Pharmaceutical Holdings, as a company that contributes to society and earns its trust, takes its commitment to environmental issues for granted and strives to protect the environment and continuously reduce environmental impact in all of its business activities.

Environmental Policies

  1. We will establish an environmental management structure.
  2. We will comply with environmental laws and regulations and other requirements.
  3. We will strive to continuously reduce the environmental impact from research, development, production, sales and other business activities.
  4. We will conduct environmentally friendly facility planning and technology and product development.
  5. We will strive to improve environmental communication as a corporate citizen.
  6. We will strive to educate employees and raise their awareness about the environment.

Environmental Management Structure

To effectively practice environmental management, ASKA Pharmaceutical also regularly holds the Company-wide Environmental Management Meeting.

(ASKA Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., as of July 1, 2023)

In-house Education and Penetration

ASKA Pharmaceutical Holdings Group strives to foster a corporate culture in which each employee takes the initiative in ESG activities to solve social issues through business activities with a sense of commitment.

In-house education

  • Semiannually video distribution for basic knowledge related to ESG
  • Educational lectures by external speakers

In-house penetration

  • Feedback on the content of the Committee of Managers for ESG Promotion quarterly held
  • Involvement of younger members in the Committee of Managers for ESG Promotion, which used to consist of department managers and above
  • Distribution of sustainability news covering internal progress and topics
  • Opened the web page promoting sustainability on intra-net
  • Review of materiality and KPIs to make them easier to understand
  • Decarbonization workshops held by external consultants