Astellas has a business continuity plan (BCP) in place to address unforeseen events, such as natural disasters. We are reinforcing our system to ensure that medicines are delivered to patients in a reliable manner, with no interruption to supplies. The world has recently seen various types of disasters. Astellas responds to needs in afflicted areas, not only in Japan but also in other nations.
Support for Nepal Earthquake
Working with the Japanese Red Cross Society, in May 2015 we donated JPY3,000,000 to support victims and to assist in construction efforts of Nepal Earthquake on April 25.
In addition, the Astellas USA Foundation, the Astellas European Foundation, the Astellas Asia Oceania Foundation and Astellas Pharma Korea CSR Fund Foundation are donating US$15,000, US$15,000, US$10,000 and ₩5,000,000 respectively.
Support for the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
We donated JPY30,000,000 to the Japanese Red Cross Society to support victims and to assist in reconstruction efforts of Kumamoto Earthquake on April 14, 2016.
Support for the 2017 Heavy Rain in Northern Kyushu
We donated JPY3,000,000 to Japanese Red Cross Society to support victims and to assist in reconstruction efforts of Heavy Rain in Northern Kyushu on July 13.
Support for the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake
Astellas' support for the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake, which struck on March 2011, is as follows. Astellas will not forget this earthquake and will continue to provide support for reconstruction activities.