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Our progress towards environmental sustainability | Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Our progress towards environmental sustainability

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We’ve set ambitious targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction, freshwater withdrawal, waste management and product stewardship, and we’re proud to have reached the following milestones over the last few years.

External recognition

  • In 2020, the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) recognized Takeda’s goals as being consistent with reductions required to limit the rise in global temperature to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

  • We were recognized in the 2022 Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for the 13th consecutive year.

  • We were included on CDP’s 2022 A listGo to https://www.cdp.net/en for climate change leadership and transparency.

  • We received two WorldStar Global Packaging Awards from the World Packaging Organization for our pioneering use of bio-polyethylene (bio-PE) in pharmaceutical primary packaging and secondary packaging for pre-filled syringes.

  • We were recognized as Green Lease Leader for incorporating sustainability into our global leasing practices.

  • Our quality lab in Singapore has been certified green lab with the highest possible level of certification from My Green LabGo to https://www.mygreenlab.org/, a non-profit organization.

Progress towards our goals

Looking ahead

We’re proud of our progress, and we know there is more we need to do to contribute to environmental sustainability.

As we look to the future, we aspire to build a sustainable future for patients, people and the planet. We’re taking action to reduce our environmental impacts throughout the lifecycles of our products and through the way we work. We’re improving our own ways of working, assisting our suppliers and partners in their commitments and efforts, partner with technology and environmental experts as well as rallying people worldwide.