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November 20. 2015
The Osaka Gas Group has been selected a company among 24 businesses in Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (“CDLI”) second time since 2013. The group of entities, recognized by CDP(*) as outstanding, is chosen among 500 selected Japanese companies for information disclosure on business strategy on climate change.
CDP, an international not-for-profit organization, requests more than 5,000 selected companies all over the world including 500 top Japanese ones to disclose data and their activities regarding corporate strategy, approaches on climate change. Based on companies’ responses, CDP annually selects companies for its indices. This year, it selected 25 companies which acquired full marks among 500 Japanese companies.
The Osaka Gas Group has actively made efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emission in its businesses activities and at customers' sites. Those efforts include utilization of unused cryogenic energy of LNG for power generation at LNG terminals, as well as promotion of wide-spread use of eco-friendly gas systems such as fuel cells “Ene-Farm.” It also has been making strong efforts to improve the way of measurement of emission and reduction of CO2 as well as disclosure of such information. The Group recognizes the selection as a CDLI is the result of those efforts.
The Osaka Gas Group envisions realization of a sustainable society through implementation of “Field of Dreams 2020”, its long-term business vision toward 2020 and “Catalyze Our Dreams”, its mid-term business vision from now on as well.
*: CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. CDP works with market forces, including 822 institutional investors with assets of US$95 trillion, to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate change, water and forest risk commodities information and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions. www.cdp.net