Our Business Philosophy

Astellas Pharma US, Inc. upholds the Astellas Group's business philosophy, which has three elements — raison d'être, mission and beliefs. This business philosophy expresses the company’s goal to contribute to the health of people around the world through the provision of highly effective and trustworthy pharmaceuticals, while continuously increasing Astellas’ enterprise value.

Specifically in the U.S., Astellas is intensely focused on five key therapeutic areas: cardiology, oncology, immunology, infectious disease, and urology which will help strengthen Astellas' foothold within the U.S. marketplace and support our overall goal of being a globally competitive company respected for its knowledge and innovation in established franchises. Astellas is also committed to advancements within the field of oncology and other emerging therapeutic areas.

Raison D'être

Contribute toward improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products.

  • To go beyond all others in exploring and tapping the potential of the life sciences.
  • To continue tackling new challenges and creating innovative pharmaceutical products.
  • To deliver quality products along with accurate information and retain solid credibility among customers.
  • To support healthy living for people around the world.
  • To continue shining on the global pharmaceutical field.


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 prize. Astellas will always be a group 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.
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.
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