Our Values

At Santen, people- and patient-centric thinking is the starting point for everything we do.
Through our products and services, we endeavor to deliver novel and significant value to patients, to their families and loved ones, and to people who are not yet aware that they have an eye disease. We focus on not only providing effective treatments but making the lives and livelihoods of patients and their loved ones happier.
We encourage our employees to excel and maintain high standards so they can continue to provide new value to patients and society. Santen’s diverse workforce is committed to realizing “Happiness with Vision” with these values in mind. 

Core of Our Values


People Centricity

Always put people at the center of every aspect of our activity towards happy lives through vision.

Six Principles

These six principles are based on our core principle and outline a specific code of conduct for each and every one of our employees.

Be People Centric

Always ask you if you are contributing to the happiness of people in the world.

Explore everywhere

Think of people from around the world you can contribute the most to.

Expand possibilities

To eradicate all vision problems, consider all possible solutions - including groundbreaking approaches.

Leverage external strengths

To expand what we Santen can do for people, fully leverage others’ strengths and resources.

Turn diversity into advantage

Respect individuality. Go beyond what we can do for people by bringing together diversified power.

Act with agility

Act with agility. The quicker we move, the more people we can help.