Religion in Japan

Eisai Receives Corporate Philanthropy Award for Its Efforts to Realize Human Health Care (hhc) Philosophy

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:11am

The Corporate Philanthropy Award was founded in 2003 with the aim of commending companies for their activities for social contribution that organically and sustainably utilize their management resources (human resources, know-how, technology, information, etc.)

Key Points: 
  • The Corporate Philanthropy Award was founded in 2003 with the aim of commending companies for their activities for social contribution that organically and sustainably utilize their management resources (human resources, know-how, technology, information, etc.)
  • The award was presented to Eisai for its corporate philosophy of human health care (hhc) and its activities to realize the hhc philosophy, evaluating "a corporate culture and purposeful activities where employees demonstrate their true value toward the realization of a society in which people can live happily."
  • Eisai's corporate philosophy is to give first thought to patients and their families, and increase the benefits that health care provides, and Eisai calls this philosophy the "human health care (hhc)" philosophy, in one word.
  • Eisai will make continuous efforts, based on the hhc philosophy, to further contribute to increasing the benefits of patients and their families around the world.

Two Immigrants, One Unique Plan For A Biopharma

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 9:00am

"If I wanted to be a leader in biopharma, I knew I needed to become more of a generalist in my knowledge base and experience."

Key Points: 
  • "If I wanted to be a leader in biopharma, I knew I needed to become more of a generalist in my knowledge base and experience."
  • After holding senior level positions in various areas such as preclinical development, operations, and manufacturing, something interesting happened in 2011.
  • The decision was made to consolidate those four down to two, which meant closing the 20-person lab Redkar had built.
  • Eisai had decided to cut the program and were not going to make the payment to keep patent protection in place.

Eisai: Jyseleca (Filgotinib) for Rheumatoid Arthritis Launches in Japan

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 11:00am

Jyseleca is indicated for RA (including prevention of structural joint damage) in patients who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapies.

Key Points: 
  • Jyseleca is indicated for RA (including prevention of structural joint damage) in patients who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapies.
  • Based on a co-promotion agreement entered into by Gilead and Eisai in December 2019, Gilead will hold the marketing authorization of Jyseleca, while Eisai will be responsible for product distribution of Jyseleca in Japan.
  • Gilead and Eisai are committed to delivering the new treatment option Jyseleca and supporting RA patients in Japan."
  • "Eisai has extensive clinical development and commercialization experience in RA and has established a solid RA franchise in Japan," said Hidenori Yabune, President of Eisai Japan, Senior Vice President, Eisai.

Eisai and JD Health Establish JV Company in China to Implement Health Service Platform

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:01am

TOKYO, Oct 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and JD Health announced today that Eisai's Chinese subsidiary Eisai China Inc. and JD Health have established a joint venture company, Jingyi Weixiang (Shanghai) Health Industry Development Limited Company, to build a Health Service Platform for the elderly in China.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Oct 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and JD Health announced today that Eisai's Chinese subsidiary Eisai China Inc. and JD Health have established a joint venture company, Jingyi Weixiang (Shanghai) Health Industry Development Limited Company, to build a Health Service Platform for the elderly in China.
  • JD Health has a strong e-commerce business foundation, internet medical service know-how, and logistics infrastructure covering 99% of vast regions in China.
  • Eisai and JD Health have now established a joint venture company in China that integrates the strengths of both companies, with JD Health investing 51% and Eisai China investing 49%.
  • The One-Stop Health Service Platform will provide the following four core services online in China.

Soka Gakkai Calls for Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, Urges Ratification of UN Nuclear Ban Treaty on 75th Anniversary of Atomic Bombing

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:14am

The Soka Gakkai in Japan will also hold an online youth summit toward the renunciation of war in September.

Key Points: 
  • The Soka Gakkai in Japan will also hold an online youth summit toward the renunciation of war in September.
  • It lays out the environmental, health and economic consequences of a nuclear explosion and urges governments to ratify the TPNW.
  • The Soka Gakkai is a global Buddhist organization with 12 million members around the world that promotes peace, culture and education.
  • The Soka Gakkai has worked toward the abolition of nuclear weapons for 60 years, since the Declaration Calling for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons issued by second Soka Gakkai President Josei Toda on September 8, 1957.

Soka Gakkai Calls for Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, Urges Ratification of UN Nuclear Ban Treaty on 75th Anniversary of Atomic Bombing

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:00am

The Soka Gakkai in Japan will also hold an online youth summit toward the renunciation of war in September.

Key Points: 
  • The Soka Gakkai in Japan will also hold an online youth summit toward the renunciation of war in September.
  • It lays out the environmental, health and economic consequences of a nuclear explosion and urges governments to ratify the TPNW.
  • The Soka Gakkai is a global Buddhist organization with 12 million members around the world that promotes peace, culture and education.
  • The Soka Gakkai has worked toward the abolition of nuclear weapons for 60 years, since the Declaration Calling for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons issued by second Soka Gakkai President Josei Toda on September 8, 1957.

Soka Gakkai Joins with ITTO to Support Forest Restoration in Togo, West Africa

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 8:30am

The coronavirus pandemic has also caused people to return to rural villages, increasing the strain on forest resources.

Key Points: 
  • The coronavirus pandemic has also caused people to return to rural villages, increasing the strain on forest resources.
  • Mr. Harada commented that the Soka Gakkai is glad to support this project that will bring real benefit to rural women and their families.
  • The Soka Gakkai is a global community-based Buddhist organization that promotes peace, culture and education centered on respect for the dignity of life.
  • The Soka Gakkai has 12 million members around the world, who contribute to society based on the humanistic philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism.

Soka Gakkai Joins with ITTO to Support Forest Restoration in Togo, West Africa

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 8:30am

The coronavirus pandemic has also caused people to return to rural villages, increasing the strain on forest resources.

Key Points: 
  • The coronavirus pandemic has also caused people to return to rural villages, increasing the strain on forest resources.
  • Mr. Harada commented that the Soka Gakkai is glad to support this project that will bring real benefit to rural women and their families.
  • The Soka Gakkai is a global community-based Buddhist organization that promotes peace, culture and education centered on respect for the dignity of life.
  • The Soka Gakkai has 12 million members around the world, who contribute to society based on the humanistic philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism.

Buddhist Leader's Annual Peace Proposal Applauds Youth Climate Action and Promotes Nuclear Weapons Treaty

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 5:00am

Climate action and nuclear weapons abolition are Ikeda's main themes, with a focus on the individual lives and suffering often hidden behind macroeconomic indices.

Key Points: 
  • Climate action and nuclear weapons abolition are Ikeda's main themes, with a focus on the individual lives and suffering often hidden behind macroeconomic indices.
  • Praising the energy of youth climate activists, he states, "When young people's will to transform reality merges with an indomitable optimism, the possibilities are limitless."
  • Ikeda proposes that UN Youth Climate Summits be held every year toward 2030 and calls for a Security Council Resolution mainstreaming youth participation in climate-related decision-making.
  • The Soka Gakkai International (SGI) is a community-based Buddhist network promoting peace, culture and education with 12 million members.

Buddhist Leader's Annual Peace Proposal Applauds Youth Climate Action and Promotes Nuclear Weapons Treaty

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 5:00am

Climate action and nuclear weapons abolition are Ikeda's main themes, with a focus on the individual lives and suffering often hidden behind macroeconomic indices.

Key Points: 
  • Climate action and nuclear weapons abolition are Ikeda's main themes, with a focus on the individual lives and suffering often hidden behind macroeconomic indices.
  • Praising the energy of youth climate activists, he states, "When young people's will to transform reality merges with an indomitable optimism, the possibilities are limitless."
  • Ikeda proposes that UN Youth Climate Summits be held every year toward 2030 and calls for a Security Council Resolution mainstreaming youth participation in climate-related decision-making.
  • The Soka Gakkai International (SGI) is a community-based Buddhist network promoting peace, culture and education with 12 million members.