Tokyogasgroup csr report

Major Awards and Recognitions

Major Awards and Recognitions


Major Awards and Recognitions in FY2017

Recognitions for Products and Services

 
Cogeneration Award 2017
Consumer use category: Chairman’s Award
Industrial use category: Award for Excellence
Technological development category: Chairman’s Award, Special Award
Awarded by: Advanced Cogeneration and Energy Utilization Center Japan
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
The awards seek to raise social recognition for cogeneration and promote the wider use of better cogeneration systems. Tokyo Gas was recognized for making use of technologies that particularly excel in terms of innovative leadership and energy conservation.
 
11th Kids Design Award
Awarded by: Kids Design Association
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Our smartphone app “You and Enepa” was recognized as being designed to provide living environments that facilitate parenting and ensure the security, safety and healthy development of children.
 
15th Environmental and Equipment Design Award
Landscape Design Category: Best Design Award
Awarded by: Association of Building Engineering and Equipment
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation
Tokyo Gas was recognized for developing an urban district based on the community development vision for the northern area of Tamachi Station’s east exit and formulated in October 2017 by Minato Ward in Tokyo, which integrates demand and supply for energy and balances highly efficient energy use with advanced urban functions. It was also recognized for consistently maintaining energy saving activities in the district.
 
Good Design Award 2017
Awarded by: Japan Institute of Design Promotion
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation
“VISCO WAVE,” the world’s first contactless viscometer developed on unique principles, was recognized for incorporating specialized technology into a consumer product with superior design quality.
 
35th IT Awards 2017
Special IT Award
Awarded by: Japan Institute of Information Technology
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
We earned praise for providing the “TG-DRESS” disaster recovery support system developed by Tokyo Gas in the aftermath of the Kumamoto earthquakes in 2016 for use by the staff of Seibu Gas Corporation, which contributed to the rapid recovery of gas supply.

Recognition of Merit

 
Citizens’ Charter Award for Bright, Fun, and Beautiful Community Development
Awarded by: Utsunomiya City
Recipient: Utsunomiya Branch Office, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
For over 13 years, Tokyo Gas has organized classes at elementary and junior high schools in Tochigi for teaching the importance of energy and raising awareness of energy conservation. These activities have been praised for generating interest in environmental and energy issues amongst children and encouraging them to think about what they can do themselves.
 
11th Hokiichi Hanawa Awards Incentive Award
Awarded by: Saitama Prefecture
Recipient: Keiichi Kimura, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
The award recognizes individuals leading distinguished careers in society through an indefatigable effort to overcome disabilities. Athlete Kimura has appeared in three consecutive Paralympic Games and won three silver and three bronze medals. Moreover, he has shared his experience of the Paralympic Games and his hopes for creating a barrier-free society with children attending special needs schools. He has also proposed ideas for events intended to generate nationwide excitement ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games. The award honors him for these efforts.
 
FY2017 Awards for Distinguished Service to Health, Labor and Welfare Statistics Health, Labor and Welfare Minister’s Award
Awarded by: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
Recipient: Tokyo Gas i Net Corporation
The Makuhari Office was designated as a business operation subject to the monthly labor survey, conducted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare since January 2015. The office reported its labor status to the Chiba Prefectural Government on a monthly basis and was recognized for its effort.
 
FY2017 Awards for Distinguished Contribution to Gas Safety Kanto Tohoku Industrial Safety and Inspection Department Director’s Award
Awarded by: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Group
Gas Construction Work Service Outlet Category: 3 establishments
Individual Category: 13 individuals
The awards are presented with the goal of raising the motivation of those involved in gas safety and promoting public understanding. The Tokyo Gas Group was recognized for offering distinguished service in ensuring gas safety.
 
FY2017 Awards for Distinguished Contribution to Gas Safety Economy, Trade and Industry Minister’s Award
Awarded by: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Group
Gas Construction Work Service Outlet Category: 1 establishment
Individual Category: 2 individuals
The awards are presented with the goal of raising the motivation of those involved in gas safety and promoting public understanding. The Tokyo Gas Group was recognized for offering distinguished service in ensuring gas safety.
 
FY2017 Spring Conferment of Decoration Medal with Blue Ribbon
Awarded by: Cabinet Office
Recipient: Shigeru Muraki, Executive Advisor, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
The medal was presented in recognition of distinguished service in promoting industry.

Recognition for Advertising

 
57th ACC TOKYO CREATIVITY AWARDS
TV Commercial, Film Category: ACC Gold Award
Awarded by: All Japan Radio & Television Commercial Confederation
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
The award is aimed at raising creative quality in broad domains of advertising. Tokyo Gas won praise for the “Family Bond - Don’t do that” series of corporate brand commercials as a comical and heart-warming TV commercial featuring the bond between a father and daughter.
 
56th JAA Advertising Awards Contest for Advertisements Chosen by Consumers
Medalist
Awarded by: Japan Advertisers Association
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Awarded for the “Family Bond - Don’t do that” series of TV commercials and “If the World Were to End Tomorrow” and “Christmas Feast” series of radio commercials as outstanding advertising from a consumer perspective.
 
33rd Yomiuri Advertising Awards, Advertisers Category
“Being Prepared” Section: Grand Prize
Awarded by: Yomiuri Shimbun Inc.
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Awarded for our “Safe Supply” series of corporate brand advertisements featuring a woodblock print depicting a General Manager of the Supply Control Center with accompanying text on episodes from daily operations. The ads were rated by registered readers and screened by members of a selection committee.
 
46th Fuji-Sankei Group Advertising Awards
TV Media: Grand Prize
Radio Media: Award for Excellence
Awarded by: Fuji Television Network, BS Fuji, Sankei Sports newspaper and others
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
The awards are presented based on the three concepts of “comprehensive,” “creative” and “popular” advertising. Tokyo Gas received the Grand Prize in the TV media category for the “Family Bond - Don’t do that” series of corporate brand commercials and the Award for Excellence in the radio media category for the “Christmas Feast” series of commercials.
 
65th Asahi Advertising Awards
Advertisers Category: Grand Prix
Awarded by: The Asahi Shimbun Company
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Awarded for our “Gas Safety” series of corporate brand advertisements featuring a woodblock print depicting a Gaslight 24 staff with accompanying text on an episode from the Great East Japan Earthquake. The ad received praise for expressing the staff’s desperate efforts to convey their dedication through the picture and text.
 
66th Nikkei Advertising Awards
Trading, Energy and Public Services Category: First Prize
Awarded by: Nikkei Inc.
Recipient: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Our “Gas Safety” series of corporate brand advertisements featuring a woodblock print depicting a Gaslight 24 staff with accompanying text on an episode from the Great East Japan Earthquake. The ad was selected by a committee comprising university professors, copywriters and art directors.


 

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