Daiichi Sankyo Group provides emergency and ongoing support for all kinds of disasters and pandemics around the world.

Support and Measures against COVID-19

We would like to express our heartfelt sympathy to all those affected by novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We sincerely pray for your early recovery and the earliest possible end of the pandemic. We would also like to express our genuine respect and gratitude to medical professionals who are at the forefront of medical care in this difficult circumstances to save their patients, with greater appreciation for them.

As part of countermeasures against COVID-19, Daiichi Sankyo is contributing to the research and development of vaccines, continuing the supply of pharmaceutical products, and implementing disaster relief measures. In addition, the Company has taken actions to prevent the spread of infection, such as promoting telecommuting options, throughout its business activities.

We will continue to work to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Reconstruction Support Following the Great East Japan Earthquake

Daiichi Sankyo Group supports the ideals of the Coastal Forest Restoration Project, a long-term post-Great East Japan Earthquake reconstruction support program run by OISCA in Natori City, Miyagi Prefecture. The Group has been supporting this initiative since 2012. Since fiscal 2013, employee volunteers have been participating in tree-raising activities. This project aims to restore coastal forests lost due to tsunami by raising some 500,000 Japanese black pine seedlings in its first phase until 2020, and continuing silviculture activities over an area of 100 hectares until 2033.

In fiscal 2019, activities were again held four times, and 60 employees from all over Japan participated in reforestation activities. Volunteers who participated in this project made comments such as, “I now understand the need for and the current situation of the coastal forests well,” “I want to continue supporting these efforts in the future,” and “I feel glad to see that the coastal forests that we planted have become established”.

To date, 198 employees have participated in the volunteer program.

To encourage the continued healthy growth of the Japanese black pine, a steady stream of long-term work which requires many helping hands will be necessary. This includes weed removal, side-ditch excavation, and thinning. The Daiichi Sankyo Group will continue to provide support by dispatching employee volunteers to the field work in addition to the financial support.

OISCA

Removing Glycine soja Ditch digging to improve drainage

Volunteer participants

The number of employee volunteers who have assisted in planting and caring for the Japanese black pine.

FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
6 7 15 23 24 63 60

For information on post-Great East Japan Earthquake reconstruction support activities during April 2011 to March 2012, refer to the following.

Please click here to see the activities in FY2011 (1.73MB)

Disaster Relief Support

Seeking to help people impacted by Typhoon #19 of 2019, Daiichi Sankyo donated money and a matching gift for money collected from its employees through the Japanese Red Cross Society and the Central Community Chest of Japan. Other disaster relief support activities by the Company are listed below.

Emergency Relief (FY2011 to FY2019)

2019 October, Typhoon #19 In December 2019, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥12,406,000* through the Central Community Chest of Japan for supporting volunteer and NPO activities.
2019 October, Typhoon #19 In October 2019, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥5,000,000 through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2019 Typhoon #15 In October 2019, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥5,000,000 through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2019 August, Torrential Rain Disaster In August 2019, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥500,000 through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2018 Torrential Rain Disaster in Japan In July 2018, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥ 16,071,068 * through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2017 Kyushu Northern Torrential Rain Disaster in Japan In July 2017, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥3,000,000 through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Disaster in Japan In April 2016, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥ 26,158,608 * through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2015 Typhoon Torrential Rain Flood Disaster in Japan In September 2015, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥3,000,000 through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2015 Nepal Earthquake Disaster In April 2015, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥ 8,181,650 * through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2014 Hiroshima Flash Flood Disaster in Japan In August 2014, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥3,000,000 to Hiroshima city, Hiroshima prefecture.
2013 Philippines Typhoon Disaster In November 2013, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated ¥5,000,000 through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
2013 India Flood Disaster In June 2013, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated US$133,456 through the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund.
2011 Thailand Flood Disaster In October 2011, the Daiichi Sankyo Group donated US$30,000 through the Thai Red Cross Society.

*Including Matching Gifts program