CSR practice in the management spirit of the Global Compact

Astellas has expressed support for the UN Global Compact consists of 10 principles on environment and anti-corruption, human rights, labor standards advocated by the United Nations in October 2011.

Signing of the UN Global Compact is intended to support the management of Astellas CSR have been in order to achieve "in the pharmaceutical and reliable tip, contribute to the health of people around the world" to our business philosophy. Built-in day-to-day operations to the 10 principles advocated by the Global Compact, we will continue to report through the report and like our website at any time, the contents of its efforts.

Kenji Yasukawa, President and CEO

The United Nations Global Compact

Is a global framework for achieving sustainable growth proposed in (Davos) World Economic Forum was held in Switzerland, in Davos, Mr. Kofui Annan (UN Secretary-General at the time) in 1999, a voluntary corporate principles to tackle.

The United Nations Global Compact 10 Principles

Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: The effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
Principle 8: Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.