Astellas Oncology is driven to enhance the lives of people impacted by cancer through the advancement of novel, targeted therapies that improve the standard of care for patients around the world.
Astellas Oncology is part of a global network of nearly 18,000 employees that have been dedicated to changing patients' lives for more than 120 years. Through this greater Astellas team, we leverage our collective strengths to discover and develop drugs that patients need and providers want to prescribe.
Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the health of people around the world through provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceuticals.
In 2015, 2016 and 2017 Astellas was named one of America's Best Employers in the biotechnology industry by Forbes Magazine.
Astellas matches employee contributions dollar for dollar to increase their impact to many organizations, including the American Cancer Society. Since the program began in 2009, employee contributions and Astellas' match to these organizations have totaled nearly $1 million.
Astellas provides five paid days off to full-time employees to volunteer time in the community. Since 2005, Astellas emloyees have dedicated over 100,000 hours of community service through Changing Tomorrow Day.
Astellas' annual Changing Tomorrow Day initiative underscores Astellas' dedication to making a difference in our local communities. Astellas affiliates around the globe dedicate an entire day to participate in organized, local community service. In the Americas, Astellas employees have dedicated over 100,000 hours since 2005.
The Astellas headquarters for the Americas in Northbrook, Ill., is LEED Gold certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is one of the primary rating systems for the design, construction and operation of energy-efficient buildings. A Gold certification indicates the buildings are designed and constructed with sustainable concepts and practices that sustainably reduce their impact on the environment as compared to other, similar facilities.