Astellas Philosophy

The philosophy of Astellas Pharma Ireland highlights our attitude towards all our stakeholders - healthcare professionals, shareholders, employees, and the global community.

The Astellas Group's business philosophy has three elements: raison d'être, mission, and beliefs.

Our Raison d'Être

Astellas is committed to contributing towards improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products.


Sustainable enhancement of enterprise value

  • Astellas will seek to enhance its enterprise value in a sustainable manner.
  • Astellas will seek to be the company of choice among all its stakeholders, including its customers, shareholders, employees, and the global community.
  • Astellas will strive to gain the trust of all stakeholders and thereby enhance its enterprise value.


Our beliefs provide the code of conduct we value at all times. Astellas will always be comprised of people who act upon these beliefs.

  • High Sense of Ethics - We will always manage our business with the highest sense of ethics.
  • Customer Focus - We will always seek to understand customer needs, and our focus will always be on achieving customer satisfaction.
  • Creativity - We will not be complacent and will always seek to innovate to create new value.
  • Competitive Focus - Our eyes will always be directed to the outside world, and we will continue to create better value faster.

Astellas promises to perform its obligations towards all stakeholders by acting ethically and seeking to actively disclose material information.

The philosophy of Astellas Pharma is incorporated within the VISION 2015 and CHANGING TOMORROW™ initiatives.