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Daiichi Sankyo Group is proactively involved in dealing with environmental issues, which are common challenges for the global community, through its social contribution activities as well as its business operations.
Daiichi Sankyo (China) Holdings Co., Ltd. conducts tree-planting activities to help protect the environment. A total of 19 employees participated in this activity in June 2018, marking the 12th year of this activity.
Commemorative photo taken after tree-planting activities
Participation in the International Coastal Cleanup Campaign
In September 2017, Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, now known as American Regent, participated in the International Coastal Cleanup campaign sponsored by the U.S. NGO Ocean Conservancy. A total of 37 volunteers, including employees and their families, participated in this campaign. They cleaned up the shore and also cooperated in collecting data on the types of garbage they had picked up.
Commemorative photo taken after coastal cleanup activities
Cleanup Activities around Operating Sites
Cleanup activities are conducted around operating sites in Japan largely during “Environment Month,” which is recognized by the Group every year in June.
Employees conducting cleanup activities in the areas surrounding their offices
Introduction of New Mobility Concept
In fiscal 2016, Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH introduced a new mobility concept that enables employees to choose a safe and secure means of commuting which would be low impact on the environment. Employees are able to select the mode of transportation of their choice. This includes the possibility of combining bicycles, public transportation, or other options to commute in an efficient and eco-friendly manner.
Employee commuting by pedal electric cycle
- 【VOICE】Contribution to Proliferation of Eco-Friendly Means of Commuting
Head of Mobility & Facilities
Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH
We have provided employees with an opportunity to take a flexible approach toward choosing their means of commuting, and this initiative is going incredibly well. Around 60 employees chose to begin commuting by bicycle within one year. This initiative is not only contributing to employee health but also to the proliferation of eco-friendly means of commuting.