- 2016 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index Announced during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos
Osaka, Japan, January 21, 2016 – Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) is proud to be named by Corporate Knights today to the 2016 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index. This honor is based on 12 key performance indicators, including carbon productivity, innovation capacity, safety performance and leadership diversity.
Since 1781, Takeda has been committed to improving the future of healthcare. Inclusion in the Global 100 Index highlights the progress Takeda has made in its corporate responsibility efforts, including on an overall sustainability plan.
“Takeda is honored to be included among such distinguished global corporations,” said Haruhiko Hirate, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs Officer. “For Takeda, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is rooted in putting the patient at the center of everything we do. We continuously evaluate our sustainability efforts, and remain committed to responsibly developing innovative medicines and promoting progress through research for better health and a brighter future.”
The company strives to maintain and improve sound business processes, and to engage in activities to promote a sustainable society as a good corporate citizen. In conducting its activities, Takeda adheres to internationally recognized guidelines, such as the United Nations Global Compact’s 10 principles, and long-term international targets, such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
About Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Located in Osaka, Japan, Takeda (TSE: 4502) is a research-based global company with its main focus on pharmaceuticals. As the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan and one of the global leaders of the industry, Takeda is committed to strive towards better health for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. Additional information about Takeda is available through its corporate website, www.takeda.com.
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