Engaging with and Contributing to Society (Charter Ⅲ)
We act in accordance with the Daigas Group Charter of Business Conduct to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.
■ Materiality of Charter Ⅲ
|Important Issues (Materiality)||Value for a sustainable future||Initiatives to create value for a sustainable future||Indicators||Targets||FY2022
|Fiscal year to be achieved|
|Coexistence with local community||Building foundations that support the realization of value for a sustainable future||Promote communication with local communities||Number of our participations in local governments’ activities (i.e. community development planning)||14 cases||26 cases||2024|
|Number of joint efforts with local communities||170 times||167 times||2025|
Coexistence with Local Community (FY2022)
Why the topic is material
The Daigas Group operates a business that is rooted in and supported by local communities. We believe that our various contributions to local communities will lead to a virtuous cycle leading to the development of both the Group and society.
Within and beyond the Group
Management systems and performance
Indicator (GRI Standards: 413-1)
Communication with local communities (Number of local government projects participated in (community development plans, etc.), number of joint efforts with local communities on creating value)
Based on the “Daigas Group Code of Business Conduct” and the fact that, as a member of society, we care about the issues faced by society, we strive to revitalize the community by contributing to urban/community development concepts as well as co-creating with stakeholders.
(International and domestic standards)
(In-house policy and standards)
- ・Daigas Group Code of Business Conduct
Under the ESG Committee, the Social Contribution Subcommittee deliberates and reports on cross-sectoral social contribution activities within the Daigas Group.
■ Social Contribution Promotion Structure
- * Spun off into Osaka Gas Network Co., Ltd. in April 2022.
Regarding the number of participations in local governments’ activities (community development planning, etc.), proposals for community building toward the development of resilient cities and creation of high-value-added and attractive cities and participations in local governments’ activities, etc. added up to 26 in FY2022.
Regarding the number of joint efforts with local communities on co-creating value, measures to solve social issues and cope with falling birthrate and the aging population, joint efforts that contribute to revitalizing local communities, efforts in collaboration with NPOs and local groups, etc. added up to 167 in FY2022.
Following FY2021, the scale of some activities was reduced from the viewpoint of safety measures with the status of the COVID-19 pandemic, etc. taken into account.
Specific actions taken regarding materiality
The Daigas Group actively makes proposals for and participates in urban development and environmental measures in respective regions by taking full advantage of its know-how and expertise refined through business operations. The group also collaborates with and supports local NPOs and groups as well as local governments, etc. to revitalize communities through joint efforts with stakeholders.
■ Examples of activities
|Theme||Examples of activities|
|Participation in local governments’ activities (i.e. community development planning)||Support for SDGs promotion activities by local governments through proposals for community building||Proposals for/participation in councils, committees, etc. organized by various groups and local governments|
|Co-creation with local communities||
Research activities with third parties to create attractive cities
||Support for activities by elderly people in collaboration with local governments, NPOs, etc.|
|Collaborative activities with NPOs and social entrepreneurs
||Holding social design forums and workshops|
|Holding “Fureai Bazaar,” etc. under the “Small Light Campaign”||
Activities to revitalize communities in collaboration with local governments and third parties
(next-generation education, consumer support, etc.)
Environmental communication activities
Disaster response education and fire education
NOBY T&F activities
Research on disaster response and network activities
Lectures and presentations at universities
|Response to consumer groups and consumer centers||
Community clean-up by sports clubs
Holding coaching sessions for baseball and track and field, etc.
- Sustainability of
the Daigas Group
- Values and Sustainability Promotion of the Daigas Group
- Daigas Group's Values Daigas Group Charter of Business Conduct and Management Policy Daigas Group Code of Business Conduct Sustainability Promotion System and Management Stakeholder Engagement Initiatives the Daigas Group Participates In Commendation from the Outside
- Sustainability Management and Value Creation Process
- Value Creation Process of the Daigas Group Long-Term Management Vision 2030 Medium-Term Management Plan 2023 Daigas Group Carbon Neutral Vision
- Actions on Materiality
Materiality of the Daigas Group
Materiality Review Cycle
Creating Value for Customers
(Charter I) Contributing to the Sustainability of the Environment and Society
(Charter Ⅱ) Engaging with and Contributing to Society (Charter Ⅲ) Respecting Human Rights
(Charter IV) Complying with Laws and Regulations (Charter V) Providing Work Environment That Supports Employees’ Personal Growth (Charter VI)
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Governance Risk Management Compliance Messages from Outside Directors
- Value Chain and Sustainability
- Consideration for the Value Chain and Stakeholders Social Impact of Business Activities in Our Energy Value Chain and Our Efforts toward Sustainability
- FY2022 Activities Report
- Creating Value for Customers (Charter I)
Charter I Index
Management for Creating Value for Customers
Safety and Security 1:
Procurement Stage Safety and Security 2:
Processing Stage Safety and Security 3:
Distribution Stage Safety and Security 4:
Consumption Stage Incorporating Customer Opinions Proposing New Value
- Contributing to the Sustainability of the Environment and Society (Charter Ⅱ)
- Charter Ⅱ Index Management toward Contributing to the Sustainability of the Environment and Society Environmental Management Environmental Management: Indicators, Targets and Results Actions for Climate Change: Recognition of and Action on Risks and Opportunities Actions for Climate Change: Method to Evaluate Effects of CO2 Emissions Reduction Actions for Climate Change: Working to Reduce CO2 Emissions in Business Activities Actions for Climate Change: Working to Reduce CO2 Emissions at Customer Sites Efforts in Resource Recycling Conserving Biodiversity Developing Environmental Technologies Addressing Environmental Risk Promotion of Green Purchasing Environmental Communication
- Engaging with and Contributing to Society (Charter Ⅲ)
- Charter Ⅲ Index Management of Engagement with and Contribution to Society Activities for Promoting Communication with Society Corporate Volunteering Activities under the Small Light Campaign Social Contribution Activities Activities at Osaka Gas' Foundations
- Respecting Human Rights (Charter IV)
- Charter IV Index Status of Management regarding Respect for Human Rights Human Rights Due Diligence Action on Human Rights
- Complying with Laws and Regulations (Charter V)
- Charter V Index Management for Complying with Laws and Regulations Compliance Promotion Efforts Efforts for Protection of Personal Information Information Security Consultations and Reports from Partner Companies
- Providing Work Environment That Supports Employees’ Personal Growth (Charter VI)
- Charter VI Index Status of Management to Support Employees' Personal Growth Employment Acceptance of Diversity Balancing Work and Family Human Resource Development and Rewards Communication Between Employees and Company Improving Occupational Health and Safety
- Reporting Guidance and Guidelines and ESG Data
- Reporting Guidelines