Dispatch employees to the health centers in Osaka and Tokyo

Shionogi has agreed with Osaka and Tokyo prefecture to dispatch employees to the health centers in areas where the burden on the medical system and health centers had increased in order to deal with the rapidly increasing number of infected people, to support COVID-19 epidemic prevention activities. For details, see the page indicated below:

  • Commitment to Fight COVID-19

    To realize the total care from prevention to treatment of COVID-19, we have positioned related projects as the highest priority of the entire company and aim to provide timely solutions.

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Support for children’s bright future

Japan now leads the world in terms of its declining birthdate and graying population. Shionogi intends to build a sustainable society by creating an environment in which the children who will become our future leaders are able to maximize their potential and lead fulfilling lives.

The Office for Children’s Bright Future at Shionogi seeks to lighten the psychological burden on children with a developmental disorder, with a twin focus on gaining greater understanding from society, and building and realizing a support system. As a partner in the support of children with a developmental disorder, we work together with local governments and academia, with an eye to harnessing the core competencies of all involved.

Efforts through collaboration are proceeding smoothly. In Hiroshima Prefecture, which started business collaboration in March 2018, it was evaluated as a company that takes leading initiatives to support people with disabilities, and was commended as an "Ai Support Movement Company / Organization". Through such active activities, we will continue to support the growth of children who will lead the next generation, promote their health, and lighten the psychological burden, so that individuals will continue to demonstrate their original abilities and be energetic. We will work to create a society where we can play an active role.

Conclusion of business cooperation agreement on drug abuse prevention

The substance abuse problem has spread worldwide and is one of the most serious social problems facing humankind. Abuse of prescription narcotics has become a major problem, especially in the United States, and various measures have been taken. Prescription narcotics have traditionally played an important role in the treatment of cancer pain, and in Japan, the importance of home medical care has increased in recent years, especially with the progress of community-based comprehensive care. It is more demanding to use.

In May 2018, Shionogi signed an "Agreement on Substance Abuse Prevention Cooperation" with Aichi Prefecture. The agreement includes the aim of creating a society that does not allow substance abuse in Aichi Prefecture, and that both Aichi Prefecture and Shionogi will work closely together to take advantage of

their respective strengths and promote various initiatives including the following:

  1. 1
    Enlightenment of drug abuse prevention
  2. 2
    Enlightenment of proper use of medicines
  3. 3
    Other activities deemed necessary to achieve the purpose

Shionogi Social Contribution Support Association “Socie,” Shionogi’s system to support social contribution activities

After the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake in 1995 and the oil spill accident in the Sea of Japan in 1997, in response to the growing interest in volunteer activities and request from employees, Shionogi introduced the volunteer activity time-off and leave systems in 1997, in addition to the already established time-off system for bone marrow donation.
In the same year of 1997, Shionogi founded its social contribution support association “Socie” with funds contributed by all three parties of employees, the company, and the labor union to provide economic support for disaster-affected areas and organizations related to medical care and social welfare. Socie, which is currently operated with monthly contributions by employees and the company, makes donations for disaster-affected areas and various organizations engaged in social contribution activities and provides financial support for volunteer activities by employees, such as subsidies for volunteer insurance premiums and travel expenses.

Shionogi Music Fair

Since August 1964, Shionogi has sponsored the music program Shionogi Music Fair, which airs on Saturdays from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM on a television station associated with Fuji Television Network.

Shionogi remains committed to offering this program so that audiences can enjoy songs by singers in wonderful environment with the best sound effects, lightning and sets.

Going forward, the Company will continue to sponsor high-quality musical programs that help promote the musical culture of Japan as one way to contribute to society.