Company recognized for perfect disclosure score for climate change information
TOKYO, November 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ -Astellas Pharma Inc. (President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, “Astellas”) today announced that it has been named for the first time to theCDP1 Japan 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) in recognition of its perfect score on the disclosure of information related to climate change.
NORTHBROOK, Ill, Nov. 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Nearly 300 Astellas Pharma corporate services’ employees participated in a variety of activities on Oct. 28 to support the programming of Clearbrook, a Chicago-area nonprofit that provides services to people with disabilities.
Latest report explores the company’s global CSR activities in FY 2014.
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Astellas recognizes Corporate Social Responsibility as its responsibility for any impact the company’s decisions and business activities have on society and the environment. Astellas’ latest Annual Report highlights the company’s CSR activities from this past year, including Changing Tomorrow Day – a global volunteer service initiative that was recently marked on Sept. 11 (see video).
Astellas Pharma recently marked the company’s sixth annual Changing Tomorrow Day— a global volunteer service initiative — with employees lending their time to community-based organizations around Chicagoland. Between May 2015 and March 2016, Astellas is committed to achieving 10,000 volunteer hours across the Americas as part of a new initiative to multiply the impact of Changing Tomorrow Day by the “the power of 10,
Tokyo, September 8, 2015/3BL Media/ - Astellas Pharma Inc. (President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka, “Astellas”) today announced that it has been selected for the fourth consecutive year to be included in the FTSE4Good Index Series, one of the world’s premier indices for socially responsible investment.
Social media campaign to rally supporters around the world in tackling the second most common cancer among men
NORTHBROOK, Ill., August 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Seeking to support men and their loved ones facing the challenges that come with a diagnosis of prostate cancer, USA Rugby, the Australian Rugby Union and Astellas Pharma have partnered to launch the #pass4prostate challenge, a social media campaign designed to generate awareness of prostate cancer and support a donation of up to $125,000 from Astellas to four research and advocacy organizations: Prostate Cancer Foundation, Australia Prostate Cancer Research, Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia and Prostate Cancer Canada.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Astellas demonstrated support of its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) employees, communities and issues by flying the Pride Flag at its headquarters for the Americas in June, participating for the sixth year in the Chicago Pride Fest parade and hosting an educational session with anti-bullying leaders, Jane and James Clementi, from the Tyler Clementi Foundation.
ORLANDO, June 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – More than 1,200 Astellas Pharma employees worked together during a corporate meeting to help A Veterans Community, a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide safe, stable housing to homeless veterans and their families. A staggering 17 percent of the homeless population in the U.S. are veterans. Research shows that the greatest risk factors for homelessness are lack of support and social isolation after discharge.