Tokyogasgroup csr report

Tokyo Gas Group’s CSR Management

LNG Value Chain and Key Initiatives Contributing to Sustainable Development

Tokyo Gas Group’s LNG Value Chain

1 LNG Procurement

Major Activities
  • Diversification of procurement sources, contract conditions, LNG networks, and more
  • Collaboration with diverse partners in and outside of Japan
Key Initiatives Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society
  • LNG procurement to ensure stable and affordable supply
  • Reduction of GHG emissions from gas fields and liquefaction facilities of LNG suppliers
  • Conservation of biodiversity in the vicinity of LNG sources

2 LNG Transport

Major Activities
  • Operation of our own fleet of LNG vessels
Key Initiatives Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society
  • Reduction of GHG emissions from transport of LNG by vessels
  • Conservation of biodiversity through LNG vessels with ballast water treatment equipment

3-1 City Gas Production

Major Activities
  • Import of LNG and steady production of city gas
  • Development of mutual backup system for four LNG terminals (Negishi, Sodegaura, Ohgishima, and Hitachi)
Key Initiatives Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society
  • Augmentation and development of LNG terminal storage capacity to ensure stable supply
  • Prevention of production problems due to natural disasters and other causes
  • Reduction of GHG emissions from city gas production, promotion of resource saving and recycling, and conservation of biodiversity
  • Soil pollution control

4 City Gas Supply (Safe and secured delivery of city gas)

Major Activities
  • Development of our pipeline network
  • Delivery of city gas using LNG tanker trucks and coastal tankers
  • Expansion of wholesale distribution of gas to other gas suppliers
Key Initiatives Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society
  • Development of the pipeline network and safety measures to ensure stable supply
  • Prevention of supply problems due to natural disasters and other risks
  • Reduction of emissions of excavated soil during gas pipeline construction and promotion of resource saving and recycling

3-2 Power Generation

Major Activities
  • Operation of highly efficient combined cycle natural gas-fired power stations utilizing our LNG procurement capabilities and LNG terminals, pipelines, and other facilities
  • Power generation using wind power and other renewable energy resources
Key Initiatives Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society
  • Augmentation and development of capacity to ensure stable power supply
  • Reduction of GHG emissions from power stations and conservation of biodiversity

Power Transmission(by General Power Transmission Utilities)

  • Note: Power is transmitted via a grid operated by general power transmission utilities.

5 Energy Solutions

Major Activities
  • Promotion of expanded use of gas appliances that reduce CO2 emissions, energy consumption, and peak load
  • Proposal of optimal energy solutions in combination with renewable sources of energy
  • Provision of new value and services that enrich the lives of customers
Key Initiatives Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society
  • Reduction of GHG emissions and promotion of resource saving and recycling at customer sites
  • Ensuring safety at customer sites
  • Ensuring quality and customer satisfaction
  • Protecting the personal information of customers
  • Contributing to meeting challenges in local communities

Overseas Expansion of Our LNG Value Chain

Major Activities
  • Acquisition of participating interests in large-scale LNG projects, unconventional gas such as shale gas, and in small- and medium-scale LNG projects
  • Development of the energy infrastructure and stable supply of energy
  • Proposals for energy solutions that leverage the Group’s technologies and business expertise, particularly focused on customers expanding their overseas operations in Southeast Asia and North America
Key Initiatives Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society
  • Development of the energy infrastructure
  • Prevention of bribery and corruption of foreign public officials
  • Contributing to meeting challenges in local communities
Key Initiatives Relevant to the Entire LNG Value Chain
Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society
  • Enhancement and strengthening of corporate governance

  • Respect for human rights

  • Promotion of compliance

  • Ensuring of information security

  • Promotion of employees’ occupational safety and health activities

  • Development of global human resources

  • Development of technologies contributing to safety and environmental friendliness
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.