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Inclusion in SRI Indices

Osaka Gas was included in the following socially responsible investment (SRI) indices and an investment universe (a group of stock issues that are seen as candidates for the SRI indices) as of the end of June 2018.

Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

ECPI World ESG Equity

ECPI World ESG Equity

FTSE4Good Index Series

FTSE4Good Index Series

MSCI ESG Leaders

MSCI ESG Leaders

Ethibel Excellence Index

Ethibel Excellence

Morningstar Socially Responsible
Investment Index (MS-SRI)

Morningstar Socially Responsible
Investment Index (MS-SRI)

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

MSCI Japan ESG
Select Leaders Index

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

SNAM Sustainability Index

SNAM Sustainability Index

Outside Assessment of CSR (FY2018)

Medium Evaluation of our company
Nikkei Environmental Management Survey 2nd overall in electric power / gas category
Toyo Keizai CSR Rankings 2018 20th (of about 1,200 companies)
Chosen as one of the FY2017 “Nadeshiko Brand” companies Selected as one of 48 companies (fifth consecutive year)
Selected as a Noteworthy IT Strategy Company by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry One of the companies (21 companies) evaluated as nearly equivalent to the 31 companies selected as 2017 Competitive IT Strategy Companies
2018 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program by Nippon Kenko Kaigi Recognized as one of the White 500 companies in the large enterprise category.
Forbes Best Employers rankings 87th of 500 companies

Award (FY2018)

Year Month Name of outside organization/award Focus of award
2017 May Osaka Prefectural Government,
Constitution Day Osaka Prefectural Governor's Award
Hideki Azuma, Central Control Room
2017 May Kyoto Industrial Association
Excellent Employee Award
Hideaki Saka, Commercial & Industrial Energy Business Unit
2017 July Engineering Advancement Association of Japan
Engineering Commendation Award
First Plant of Senboku LNG Terminal No. 5, PC LNG Tank urgent dike construction project team, Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (awarded jointly with Obayashi Corp.)
2017 August Japan Society for Food Engineering
Industrial Plaza Excellence Award
Development of evaluation technique focusing on visualization of heat-transfer phenomena in food
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
2017 August Japan Electric Association Kansai Electric Safety
Association Chairman's Award (for long service in electric security)
Masashi Fujiwara, Senboku LNG Terminal
Koki Taniguchi, Himeji LNG Terminal
2017 August Japan Electric Association Kansai Electric Safety Association Chairman's Award (for chief electricity engineers) Koichi Matsumoto, Senboku LNG Terminal
2017 September Society of Instrument and Control Engineers SICE Awards (Engineering award) Development of super-low power-consuming MEMS gas sensor
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (awarded jointly with Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.)
2017 September Konohana Ward Firefighting Competition 1st place in women's indoor hydrant operation category Rie Yasuda
Sagiri Watabe,
Osaka Gas Chemicals Co., Ltd.
2017 October METI Chubu Kinki Industrial Safety and Inspection Department, Inspection Department Manager's Award for Outstanding Gas Security Personnel (for chief gas engineers) Takayuki Nagai, Nabari Kintetsu Gas Co., Ltd.
2017 November Osaka Prefectural Manufacturing & Industrial Association Outstanding Personnel Awards Eiji Ichiraku, Nanbu Pipeline Department
Osamu Yamashita, Residential Energy Technology Department
Moriaki Yamamoto, Osaka Industrial Energy Department
2017 November Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation, Kinki Region Invention and Innovation Awards (Japan Patent Office Commissioner's Award) Super power-saving gas sensor for battery-powered gas alarms
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (awarded jointly with Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.)
2017 November Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry METI Minister's Award for Meritorious Service in Gas Security (for long service in gas security) Takao Katayama, Himeji LNG Terminal Hajime Hasegawa, Hokutobu Pipeline Dept. Takayuki Nakanishi, Osaka Gas LPG Co., Ltd.
2017 November Eastern Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Outstanding Personnel Award Emiko Matsumoto, Aqua Brain Co., Ltd.
2018 January Osaka Institute of Invention and Innovation Osaka Excellent Invention Awards Ene-Farm type S power-collector electrodeposition coating
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (awarded jointly with Shimizu Co., Ltd.)
2018 February Co-Generation Grand Prize, Technological Development Division, President's Award Development of 3kW-SOFC co-generation system for industrial use Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (awarded jointly with Kyocera Corporation, Noritz Corporation, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., Toho Gas Co., Ltd., and Saibu Gas Co., Ltd.)
2018 February Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Director's Awards for persons of merit for energy management Masahiro Yoshimasu, Senboku LNG Terminal
2018 February Energy Conservation Center Kinki Branch Manager's Awards for persons of merit in promotion of energy conservation Akira Sanada
Masayuki Jitou, Senboku LNG Terminal
2018 February Osaka Prefecture Association of Engineers Awards for persons in commerce and industry in Osaka Prefecture Kazuhito Kaminohara, Trunk Pipeline Department
2018 February Osaka Prefecture Awards for persons in commerce and industry Katsutoshi Tomari, Cold Air Products Co., Ltd.
2018 February Sakai City Sakai NPO Collaboration Grand Prize South Osaka Childcare Support Network Kimiko Minami, Regional Development Department (constituting member)
2018 March Osaka City Community Firefighting Association Outstanding Firefighting Award Akihiko Higashitani, Osaka Gas Chemicals Co., Ltd.
2018 March Society of Chemical Engineers Award Development of super low power-consuming gas sensor
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
2018 March KEIDANREN Business Service for Internal Communications, Keidanren In-House Newsletter Commendations Intranet Category Excellence Award Daigas Group newsletter “Gaslight” on the web
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

Responses to Common Opinions/Comments on Previous Report

(Opinion) It is necessary to use a font size and design readable by anyone.
  • The new report uses as many tables and graphs as possible. Starting from FY2018, the paper version contains a color design that can be easily comprehended by people with a different color sense. Following the FY2018 report, the FY2019 report's design received a color universal design certificate from the Color Universal Design Organization (CUDO), a nonprofit organization promoting universal color access.
(Opinion) Want to know the status of efforts by the Daigas Group for the future.
  • The Daigas Group has been implementing CSR activities based on the Daigas Group's CSR Charters toward realizing a sustainable society, while committing itself to solving social issues through its business activities. The various efforts we have taken in response to Goal 13: “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are reported in Special Feature.

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Creating Value for Customers
CSR Charter Ⅱ
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CSR Charter Ⅲ
Being a Good Corporate Citizen Contributing to Society
CSR Charter Ⅳ
Complying with Laws and Regulations and Respect for Human Rights
CSR Charter Ⅴ
Management Policy for Human Growth
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President's Commitment
Management and CSR of the Daigas Group
Corporate Principles and CSR Charter
Daigas Group Code of Conduct
Global Compact and ISO 26000
Long-Term Management Vision 2030
Medium-Term Management Plan 2020
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Special Feature
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Materiality
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Index
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Index
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Index
CSR Indicator
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Activities at Osaka Gas' Foundations
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Index
CSR Indicator
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