Kyowa Hakko Bio considers the environment, safety, quality assurance, and social contribution as important management subjects, under the leadership of Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd.

Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd. publishes an annual "Sustainability Report" summarizing the group's activities that contributed to society. In 2008-9, KYOWA HAKKO BIO sponsored or participated in various activities including volunteer support to local communities hit by torrential rains in Japan, employment of workers with disabilities, reducing emission of carbon dioxide at our Japanese plants, promoting the environment-friendly livestock industry, water pollution prevention at all of our overseas plants, and upgrading the liquid-waste treatment facilities at our Shanghai plant.

For further details on Kyowa Hakko Bio’s activities, please refer to the "Kirin Group Sustainability" page.