Astellas Recognized as a Top 20 Place to Work by Chicago Tribune

Employees surveyed say company culture and inclusion are top in the area
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Astellas today was recognized as one of the top 20 large companies to work for in the Chicago area by Chicago Tribune. The list, based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLC, measured several key aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection.

Astellas Named to 2015 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index

Company recognized for perfect disclosure score for climate change information
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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 the CDP1 Japan 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) in recognition of its perfect score on the disclosure of information related to climate change.

Astellas Pharma Employees Volunteer to Support Children and Adults with Disabilities in Chicagoland

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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.

Astellas Annual Report 2015: Changing Tomorrow

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 Changing Tomorrow Day 2015

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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,

Astellas Pharma Named a Top Company for Working Mothers by Working Mother Magazine

Astellas recognized for career opportunities, work/life benefits
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Astellas Pharma today was named one of Working Mother Magazine’s 100 Best Companies in the U.S. for its commitment to establishing a corporate culture supportive of working moms and their families. The 100 Best Companies are in the October/November issue of Working Mother Magazine and on

Astellas Launches Cancer Challenge Social Media Campaign

Teams up with USA Rugby and the Australian Rugby Union for #pass4prostate

Astellas Pharma has teamed up with USA Rugby and the Australian Rugby Union on a new social media campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer.

The firm's #pass4prostate campaign, which also aims to raise funds for research into the disease, will run until the end of September, which is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Astellas Named to FTSE4Good Sustainability Index for the Fourth Consecutive Year

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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.

#pass4prostate Challenge Raises Prostate Cancer Awareness and Research Funds

Social media campaign to rally supporters around the world in tackling the second most common cancer among men
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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.

Astellas Recognizes its People and Culture During LGBTQ Pride Month and Throughout the Year

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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.


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