Astellas Employees Support Veterans at 2017 Warrior Games

Initiative part of Astellas’ ongoing commitment to communities, veterans and their families through its Living Smart social responsibility platform
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, Astellas employees volunteered and cheered on 113 wounded-warrior cyclists at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games on July 6.  The cycling event took place today at the Museum Campus on Chicago’s lakefront in support of our nation’s wounded veterans from all branches of the military.

Astellas’ sponsorship of the Warrior games featured volunteer opportunities, including volunteer registration and docents, family support assistants, course safety, informational support and athlete registration.

Astellas Employees Create and Donate Thousands of Items to Four Las Vegas-Area Children’s Charities

Employees also raised nearly $60K at Second Annual “One Astellas Spirit Run”
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LAS VEGAS, June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Approximately 1,000 Astellas employees attending the company’s National Sales Forum recently gathered to assemble almost 2,800 items for children’s charities in Southern Nevada as part of the company’s annual day of service program, Changing 

Astellas Named 2017 When Work Works Honoree by the Society for Human Resource Management

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Friday, May 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Yesterday, Astellas was named an honoree of the 2017 When Work Works award by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The award honors organizations that have created effective workplaces based on six evidence-based components connected to positive employee and employer outcomes: autonomy; work/life fit; supervisor support for work success; earnings, benefits and advancement opportunities; learning opportunities; and a culture of trust.

Astellas’ Tina Karunaratne named a 2017 Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Luminary

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Astellas and its wholly owned subsidiary, the Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicines (AIRM) today announced that Tina Karunaratne, director of clinical and late-stage project management, will be honored as a 2017 Luminary by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) at the 28th Woman of the Year event.

Astellas To Present on Challenges to Health Innovation at Milken Institute Global Conference

Astellas Americas President Jim Robinson to discuss the importance of listening to patients in tackling health decision-making, financial burden and transparency in care
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas today announced that Astellas Americas President Jim Robinson will participate in a panel entitled "Getting Our Health Priorities in Order: Prevention, Research, and Treatment" from 8 – 9:15 a.m. PT Monday, May 1 at the 20th Annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles.

Astellas Encourages You to Vote for Favorite CSR Video in BCCCC Film Festival

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Help salute companies and nonprofits working together to create real community impact and vote for your favorite CSR video by Feb.

Astellas Improves Rank in Second Year Named to Corporate Knights’ 2017 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations

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NORTHBROOK, Illinois, January 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Astellas has been named for the second year one of Corporate Knights’ 2017 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, moving up 10 spots in the index. Corporate Knights announced this year’s honorees at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Opening Doors for the Next Generation of STEM

By Robin Andrews, Corporate Secretary, Astellas USA Foundation

Robin Andrews has dedicated her life and passion to charitable work since she was a child. Growing up on a farm in rural Indiana, Robin was inspired early by her father and grandmother, both of whom were actively involved in community service, to pursue a life of helping those in need. Now corporate secretary of Astellas USA Foundation, Robin is proof that values and interests instilled in early childhood can have an influence across a lifetime.

Astellas Named a Best Place to Work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality for Third Consecutive Year

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For the third consecutive year, Astellas has achieved a perfect score on the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s (HRC) annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a national benchmarking tool used to rate companies on policies and practices concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employee equality.


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