Our Corporate Philosophy | Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Our Corporate Philosophy

Our corporate philosophy tells the story of who we are, what we do, how we do it and why it matters. The values that have defined us for more than two centuries continue to guide us as we bring our purpose, values, vision and imperatives to life.


Better Health for People, Brighter Future for the World.


Discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet.

Values: Takeda-ism

We are guided by our values of Takeda-ism, which incorporate Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance, with Integrity at the core. They are brought to life through actions based on Patient-Trust-Reputation-Business, in that order.

Values Takedaism: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance

Brought to life through actions based on:

1. Putting the patient first.

2. Building trust with society.

3. Reinforcing our reputation.

4. Developing a sustainable business.


Hirameki: Garden of Inspiration

Our corporate philosophy is embodied in the Hirameki: Garden of Inspiration. Inspired by the Takeda Garden for Medicinal Plant Conservation in Kyoto, Japan, the Hirameki Garden reflects our growth, diversity, transformation and foundation. Employees chart their own path within the garden to shape their contributions in helping us achieve our vision.

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Annual Integrated Report

Find out how our financial, sustainability and other impacts are creating value in the short, medium and long term, and the focus areas we believe are most important for the stakeholders and communities we serve.
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