Changing Tomorrow Day
Changing Tomorrow Day 2014 Marks Astellas’ Fifth Annual Global Service Initiative More than 6,000 employees worldwide completed 13,000 hours of volunteer service For the fifth consecutive year, Astellas employees around the world volunteered time and effort to enhance communities through its global Changing Tomorrow Day initiative.
As of Nov. 4, 2014 more than 6,000 employees across Japan, Asia/Oceania, the Americas and Europe completed over 13,000 hours of service at hundreds of locations such as hospitals, family shelters, parks, food banks, elderly care facilities, community centers and schools where they engaged in projects to support the themes of health and the environment. Dr. Kenji Yasukawa, senior vice president, chief strategy officer, chairman of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) committee at Astellas, said, “Astellas is proud to be celebrating the fifth anniversary of Changing Tomorrow Day as we encourage our employees to provide support and contribute to the sustainable development of society and local communities to which we belong. As a good corporate citizen, Astellas will continue to actively engage in initiatives to support the health of people around the world.”