Astellas' Committment to Diversity and Inclusion

Astellas' Committment to Diversity and Inclusion

Our Culture: 

At Astellas Pharma US, we offer a business atmosphere that promotes teamwork, empowers employees, and thrives on openness to effect positive change.

Astellas recently received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI).



Content from this campaign

You Don’t Have to Wait to Be Successful: How Astellas Supported my Professional Growth as a Working Mother
After being out of the workforce for a decade to raise my five children, I re-joined the professional world at Astellas as a Professional Sales Representative. Worried that I had been out of the workplace rhythm too long, I was consumed with self-doubt about my professional performance capabilities. I felt guilt that my re-entry into the professional world would take time and attention away...
Nov 1, 2018 12:35 PM ET
Astellas Supports Diversity and Inclusion at Chicago Unites
On September 5, Astellas employees and their families celebrated diversity and inclusion through classical music by the Chicago Sinfonietta at Chicago Unites.  Our Americas President Percival Barretto-Ko addressed the #ChicagoUnites crowd...
Sep 10, 2018 12:00 PM ET
Astellas Employees Celebrate Pride Month in Support of the LGBTQ Community
Approximately 100 employees, family members and friends came out to represent Astellas in Chicago's annual LGBTQ Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24. This was the company’s ninth consecutive year of participation in the event. For Astellas, named by the Human Rights Campaign for four consecutive years as a "Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality,” the Pride Parade is about much more than...
Jul 11, 2018 12:35 PM ET
Astellas Employees Support Veterans at 2017 Warrior Games
NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, Astellas employees volunteered and cheered on 113 wounded-warrior cyclists at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games on July 6.  The cycling event took place today at the Museum Campus on Chicago’s lakefront in support of our nation’s wounded veterans from all branches of the military. Astellas’ sponsorship of the Warrior games...
Jul 6, 2017 3:30 PM ET
Astellas Recognized as “Best of the Best” Employer by DiversityComm Publications
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Astellas was recently named a top employer in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Biotech sector by several leading diversity-focused magazines published by DiversityComm, Inc. (DCI). DCI is dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of business and employment to ensure equal opportunity in the workplace. In March, ...
May 25, 2016 11:25 AM ET