Tokyogasgroup csr report

Major Awards and Recognition

Major Awards and Recognition


Major Awards and Recognition

Award title Awarded by Details Recipient
7th Chunichi Shimbun Advertising Awards
First Prize in the Sports Paper Category
Chunichi Shimbun Our corporate advertisement on the theme of Tokyo Gas providing the best energy for people who always do their best was praised for its bold combination of an advertisement featuring F.C. Tokyo with an article profiling the team as it seeks to climb to the top of Japan’s soccer J.League. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
One Hundred Great Industrial Technologies from Chiba Chiba Museum of Science and Industry Sodegaura LNG Terminal was selected as Japan’s first dedicated LNG terminal because of its potential as a learning resource for elementary and junior high school children. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Green Tokyo Fund
Award of the Director General of the Bureau of Environment
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Awarded for Tokyo Gas’s donation to the “Green Tokyo” fundraising campaign through the Tokyo Gas Tree Planting Project to plant trees along major roads in the capital. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
2016 Prime Minister’s Award for Contributions to Safety Cabinet Office Awarded in recognition of the huge contribution to preventing occupational accidents and improving industrial safety made at Sodegaura LNG Terminal, which has been accident-free for 31 years thanks to the development of safety and health management systems and active engagement in safety and health activities by all workers. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
MM Research Institute Grand Prix 2016  
Spotlight Award
MM Research Institute, Ltd. Awarded for the strong interest generated among both ordinary consumers and corporations by the “Tokyo Gas Triple Discount” home infrastructure set, which combines gas, electricity, and Internet services in one package. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Tsunageru Innovation Grand Prize at the 14th Awards for Contributions to Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Award
Cabinet Office Awarded for the application of basic research findings to the construction of a hydrogen station supplying fuel derived from sewage gas at Chubu Sewage Treatment Center in Fukuoka, establishment of a stable track record in refueling fuel cell vehicles, development of arrangements for solid end-to-end collaboration (from basic research to exit strategy), and demonstration in a world first of the commercial feasibility of using CO2-free hydrogen at hydrogen stations. Masaki Tajima
Fundamental Technology Dept.
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
2016 Securities Analysts' Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure
[Electric Power/Gas Industry Division]
Excellence at Corporate Disclosure
(fifth time in succession and tenth time overall)
The Securities Analysts Association of Japan Awarded for the model of disclosure provided for other companies by Tokyo Gas in its ongoing inclusion of quantitative information of interest to investors in investor presentation materials, provision of useful information through its website, annual reports, and other channels, and clear policy on shareholder returns. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
FY2016 Awards for Distinguished Contributions to Gas Safety
Kanto Tohoku Industrial Safety and Inspection Department Director's Award
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Awarded for the role played by the Group in raising safety awareness in the gas industry and contributing to the industry’s further development. Tokyo Gas Group
[Service Outlet Category]
2 establishments
[Individual Category]
13 individuals
Order of the Sacred Treasure, Silver Rays Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Awarded for long and outstanding service contributing to the safe and stable supply of gas. Nobuyuki Takagaki (former employee of Tokyo Gas)
Asuka Soken Co., Ltd.
FY 2016 Awards for Distinguished Contributions to Gas Safety
Economy, Trade and Industry Minister's Award
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Awarded for distinguished contributions to gas safety with the aim of motivating professionals in the field and raising public understanding of the importance of gas safety. Tokyo Gas Group
[Gas Work Contractor Service Outlet Category]
1 establishment
[Individual Category]
3 individuals
FujiSankei Business i. 55th Business Advertising Awards
[Magazine Advertising Category]
Silver Prize
FujiSankei Business i. Tokyo Gas’s “Pursuing Its Potential” corporate advertisement was praised for its completeness, creativeness, and social nature as a work of advertising. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Mainichi Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2016
Best Athlete
The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd. Impressed the judges by swimming nine races in five days and picking up four medals (the most by a Japanese athlete) at the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Keiichi Kimura
Personnel Dept.
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
33rd Housing Renovation Competition
Achievement Award
The Center for Housing Renovation and Dispute Settlement Support Awarded for the outstanding example of a home set by “A Home with a Library” at the competition, which is held to promote home improvements and raise the standard of remodeling work. Tokyo Gas Remodeling Co., Ltd.
24th JERCO Renovation Design Contest 2016
First Prize in the Detached Residence Category
Award for Outstanding Remodeling
JERCO The purpose of this contest is to showcase home improvements that are not only visually attractive but also exhibit good earthquake resistance, energy efficiency, and accessibility. The award-winning entries were “Home with a Library” and “Remodeling for a Couple with Small Children to Make Housework Super Speedy.” Tokyo Gas Remodeling Co., Ltd.
The Seventh Career Education Awards
[Large Enterprise Category]
Encouragement Award
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Awarded in recognition of our school education support work, which was judged to be “outstanding well planned, educationally effective, and likely to develop further with ongoing action.” Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
1st Japan Para-Sports Awards
Grand Prize
The Yomiuri Shimbun Awarded for winning four swimming medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Keiichi Kimura
Personnel Dept.
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
27th Energy-Efficient Machinery Awards
JMF’s President Award
The Japan Machinery Federation Our Hybrid SHS impressed the judges for consuming 35% less primary energy than conventional super-heated steam generators thanks to its pairing of electricity and gas, which offset one another’s weaknesses and allow a wider output range, better energy conservation (primary energy efficiency), and precision temperature control. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
2016 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
Energy Conservation Center Chairman’s Prize (for joint projects) 
The Energy Conservation Center, Japan The project won high praise for its realization of major energy savings through the creation of a thermal energy network that maximizes cogeneration operating efficiency by connecting factories on either side of a public road that have different energy demands and are in different industries. Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation
2016 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
[Successful Case of Energy Conservation Category]
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award (for Joint Projects)
The Energy Conservation Center, Japan Awarded for energy-saving development of a smart energy network in the northern district adjacent to Tamachi Station’s east exit. The project was praised for its sustained contribution to energy conservation and block-level integration of the supply and demand sides, resulting in more efficient energy use combined with improved urban functions. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation
Human Rights Awareness Slogan Awards
Honorable Mention
The Industrial Federation for Human Rights, Tokyo Awarded for the outstanding entries in the Human Rights Awareness Raising Slogan Contest held for Human Rights Week. Tatsuya Numajiri (relative of employee)
Tsukuba Branch Office, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
55th JAA Advertising Awards Contest for Advertisements Chosen by Consumers
[Television Commercial Category]
Medalist
Japan Advertisers Association Awarded for the “Katsu Curry That Makes Dreams Come True” series of TV commercials for being outstanding advertising from a consumer perspective. Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Japan Institute of Energy Awards
Progress Award (Technology Category) / Award for Encouragement
The Japan Institute of Energy The GHP XAIR II super-high-efficiency gas heat pump air conditioner was awarded the Progress Award for achieving an approximately 20% reduction in annual primary energy consumption compared with the previous model.
The Award for Encouragement was awarded for an outstanding presentation on “Development of a Biogas Refining System Employing Membrane Separation” delivered at the 25th Annual Conference of the Japan Institute of Energy.
(Progress Award)
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
(Award for Encouragement)
Asami Aikawa
Fundamental Technology Dept.
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Citizens’ Charter Award for Bright, Fun, and Beautiful Community Development Utsunomiya City Awarded for the 837 classes taught mainly at elementary and junior high schools to approximately 25,000 participants. These were praised for generating interest in environmental and energy issues amongst children and encouraging them to think about what they can do themselves. Utsunomiya Branch Office, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
DFF Inc., Corporate Social Responsibility Sect, General Administration Dept., Corporate Planning Dept., Resources & Global Business Division, Energy Solution Div, Power Buisiness Dept., Pipeline Network Division, IT Division, Residential Sales Div., Fundamental Technology Dept., Energy Solution Div, Environmental Affairs Dept., Purchasing Dept. , Health Insurance & Employees' Welfare Sect., Personnel Dept., Internal Audit Dept., Audit & Supervisory Board Member's Office, Compliance Dept., Regional Development Div., Finance Dept, TGES, TOKYO GAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.