Tokyogasgroup csr report

Inclusion in Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Indices

The Tokyo Gas Group is recognized for the overall high quality and balance of its approach to CSR and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, and it has been included in the following SRI indices (as of July 31, 2018).
 

FTSE4Good Global Index

FTSE4Good Global Index
  • The FTSE4Good Global Index is a series of stock indices developed by FTSE Russell, a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group. They assess corporate sustainability based on environmental, social, and governance performance and are used by investors as a key benchmark for determining which companies to invest in.
 
  • The FTSE Blossom Japan Index provides investors with a means of identifying Japanese companies that meet high environmental, social, and governance standards and is designed to minimize industry bias. In July 2017, the Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan (GPIF), the world’s largest institutional investor, began using this index to track investments.
 

Note: FTSE Blossom Japan Index
“FTSE Russell” (a registered trademark of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) hereby certifies that Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. has been found, as a result of third-party investigation, to meet the requirements for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index and has been made a constituent of the Index. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index was developed by FTSE Russell and is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that meet high environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is widely used for developing and assessing sustainable investment funds and other financial products.

 
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes
MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes
Tokyo Gas has been included in the following stock indices of top environmental, social, and governance performers developed by Morgan Stanley Capital Investment (MSCI) of the U.S.
 
  • MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes
    Leading stock indices of companies selected for their outstanding environmental, social, and governance performance.
 
  • MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
    This index is based on a parent index of the top 500 stocks by market capitalization in the MSCI Japan IMI index of large, mid- and small-cap securities in Japan, and it consists of companies that are rated relatively high in their industries for environmental, social, and governance performance.
 
  • MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
    This index is composed of companies that are selected from each industry for their high gender diversity scores.
 

Note:

・ The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index and the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index were adopted by GPIF in July 2017 as benchmarks for their investment strategy.

・ MSCI ESG Indexes

THE INCLUSION OF Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES. THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
 

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index [WIN]
 

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index [WIN]

STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index
STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index
STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index is an index provided by STOXX of Switzerland, a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG. Based on the results of research by Sustainalytics, a Dutch SRI research and analysis provider, it is composed of companies selected for their outstanding action on the environment, society, and governance.
ETHIBEL Sustainability Index (EXCELLENCE Global)
ETHIBEL Sustainability Index(EXCELLENCE Global)
  • Compiled by Forum Ethibel, a Belgian NPO and SRI promoter, the ETHIBEL Sustainability Index (EXCELLENCE Global) investment register consists of companies that exhibit strong environmental, social, and governance performance.
 
  • The ETHIBEL Investment Register (EXCELLENCE) is an investment universe comprised of companies that exhibit high standards of corporate social responsibility.
ETHIBEL Investment Register (EXCELLENCE)
ETHIBEL Investment Register (EXCELLENCE)
Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index (MS-SRI)
Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index (MS-SRI)
The Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index is an index of stock prices for listed companies in Japan that have been selected by Morningstar Japan K.K. for their outstanding social performance. It is the first index of its kind in Japan.
Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization “White 500” (large enterprises category)
Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization “White 500” (large enterprises category)
The Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization is a recognition given to large enterprises as well as small and medium-sized enterprises that practice particularly excellent health management in terms of initiatives addressing local health needs and health improvement initiatives spearheaded by Nippon Kenko Kaigi. Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nippon Kenko Kaigi have been jointly certifying companies since fiscal 2016 with the goal of expanding corporate health management practices.
Nadeshiko Brand
Nadeshiko Brand
Nadeshiko Brands are companies selected jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange for actively promoting the use of female human resources (including the development of conditions that allow women to stay employed). They are selected in each industry from among companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section.
SNAM Sustainability Index
SNAM Sustainability Index
The SNAM Sustainability Index is based on corporate environmental, social, and governance performance data gathered through corporate research executed by Sompo Risk Management & Health Care Inc. and IntegreX Inc. It is managed by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management 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.

CSR Ratings

The Tokyo Gas Group has been awarded the following ratings by third-party rating bodies.

FY2017 CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)
Performance: A- (on an eight-grade scale from A to D-)
Through the Carbon Disclosure Project, institutional investors call on corporations to disclose their strategies on climate change and actual emissions of greenhouse gases. It is operated by CDP, an international NPO. Scores for companies’ responses are published globally and serve as an important metric of corporate value.
12th Toyo Keizai CSR Ranking
24th out of 1,165 companies (Score: 547.8 out of 600)
This survey is conducted by Toyo Keizai Inc. with the goal of identifying companies that are trusted by a wide range of stakeholders for their CSR and financial performance. It covers Japanese enterprises, which are assessed according to both CSR criteria (in the fields of human resource use, the environment, corporate governance, and social performance) and financial criteria.
2016 Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking
74th out 100 companies
2016 Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking
This is a ranking of the top 100 Asian sustainability performers, jointly selected from an ESG perspective by Singapore TV broadcaster Channel NewsAsia, top Asian CSR consultancy CSR Asia, and leading ESG rating company Sustainalytics.
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.

Information Disclosure through Communication Efforts

The Tokyo Gas Group has received the following recognition with regard to its disclosure of information concerning communication.

2017 Securities Analysts’ Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure
Electric Power/Gas Industry Division

Excellence in Corporate Disclosure
Tokyo Gas was recognized for serving as a model to other companies in promoting disclosure, based on its efforts to consistently disclose quantitative information of interest to investors and provide useful information through its annual reports and other channels as well as clear policy on shareholder returns (6th time in a row and 11th overall).
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.