At Astellas, we value all employees for who they are. We recognize the importance of encouraging our employees to be their authentic selves at work in order to better focus their talents on furthering our mission of helping patients. If you are searching for a career where you can innovate on behalf of patients in an environment that values kindness and respect for everyone, then we’d like to speak to you.
We encourage LGBTQ+ professionals to explore career opportunities at Astellas.
Our culture of inclusion is built on understanding, respect and openness for our employees:
- Our Global Policy on Respect in the Workplace affirms our commitment to an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression everywhere we do business around the world
- For seven straight years, we’ve achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, which evaluates LGBTQ+-related policies and practices, and we’ve been recognized by Credit Suisse as being among the top 350 global companies for our LGBTQ+ policies
- Our benefits programs ensure equity for LGBTQ+ employees, including family leave benefits and gender-affirming health care coverage
- During our annual Ally Week, we encourage our employees to take an Ally Pledge to show support for their LGBTQ+ colleagues
We are proud to support our LGBTQ+ Employee Impact Group (EIG) – a large group of passionate employees committed to providing a strong network of support for our LGBTQ+ colleagues. We value the input of the LGBTQ+ EIG, which has been instrumental in the development of our Gender Transition guidelines. Learn about our LGBTQ+ Employee Impact Group and its critical role as a component of our Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion strategy.