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Sustainability 2013 report



Sustainability 2013 report


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27 IN PEX C O RPO RA TIO N SU STA IN A BILITY REPO RT 2013 Targets and Results of CSR Promotion Activities in FY2012 Key CSR Issues (Starting point and Vision) Sub - issues FY2012 Results Compliance Established Business Principles and reviewed Code of Conduct Introduced and implemented a system in which each workplace has a designated employee in charge of compliance promotion at INPEX Discussed and made preparation for establishing a guideline of bribery prevention and implemented compliance measures at INPEX subsidiaries in Australia and Indonesia Held information security training for INPEX officers and employees (participation rate: 95.8%) Safety and environmental management Implemented activities in the INPEX Group based on corporate HSE (Health, Safety, Environment) objectives and corporate HSE programs for fiscal 2012. Adopted the Performance Standards and HSE Guidelines of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as the INPEX Groups internal standards. Lost time injury frequency (LTIF2): 0.77, Total recordable injury rate (TRIR3): 4.05 Contribution to the development of local communities INPEXs Australian subsidiary formulated the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Activity of the INPEX Scholarship Foundation (the number of supported students in the 31st term: 6, the cumulative total number of supported students: 114 Indonesian students and 45 Japanese students) Conducted evaluations of the impact of our operations on the local environment and society for projects in Indonesia and Australia Monitored the impact on marine life in projects in Australia Performed studies to evaluate the impact on the environment for projects in Indonesia and Malaysia Performed studies to evaluate the impact on marine environment before operation starts at Naoetsu LNG Terminal Biodiversity Defined a basic policy and key areas (environment, educating and fostering future generations, and support for local communities) for building trust with and contributing to local communities Continued promotion of activities to contribute to local communities in areas where the INPEX Group operated CSR expenditure: 1.81 billion yen Donation to local communities Respect for human rights Held human rights training for INPEX employees Held a workshop for raising awareness of the aboriginal culture at INPEXs Australian subsidiaries Asked for compliance with INPEXs Code of Conduct at worksite briefings for suppliers of materials and services and contractors. Defined HSE Policy and antisocial forces elimination policy in contracts Supported 214 employees participating in volunteer activities to restore damage from the earthquake disaster Support to areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake GHG Management Established the GHG4 working group Extended the service agreement regarding the reforestation project in Australia Conducted screening of appropriate locations and development methods for CCS in Australia Invited indigenous businesses to tender for the Savanna Fire Management Project in the Northern Territory Development of renewable energy and research and development for new technology Constructed a solar power generation system, INPEX Mega Solar Joetsu in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, and started power generation. Conducted technical assessment in Hokkaido and Akita Prefectures as a preliminary study in an effort toward the commercialization of geothermal power generation. Awarded FY2012 the Japanese Association for Petroleum Technology Performance Award and the Japan Institute of Energy Award 2012 in Technical Division for the development of gas-to-liquid (GTL) technology (JAPAN-GTL process) Participated in the artificial photosynthesis project of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade (manufacturing process technology development including solar hydrogen) Promotion of diversity Hired more foreign students and graduates of overseas universities Formulated the INPEX@heart Program at INPEXs Australian subsidiaries for the purpose of creating the common value of employees Percentage of physically challenged employees in total employment: 2.1% achieved Promoted work-life balance at INPEX and was awarded the Kurumin Mark by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Support of diverse ways to work Development of global human resources Established the Global HR Strategy Planning Group at INPEX Formulated the INPEX HR VISION and shared it with general managers of overseas offices, HR personnel of subsidiaries and offices, and the Human Resources Division at INPEX Formulated an action program for global human resources management Conducted an employee satisfaction survey (response rate: 80%) at INPEX for the purpose of searching for the direction of the future revision of its human resources management system toward the realization of the medium- to long-term vision of INPEX Provided various specialized trainings including language training and overseas training to Japanese employees at INPEX (total number of participants: 102) Implemented the Emerging Leaders Program at the subsidiaries in Australia 1 ISO26000: International Standard for guidance on social responsibility for organizations adopted by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in November 2010 2 LTIF: Rate of injuries resulting in fatalities or lost time per million hours worked International initiative Participated in working groups of the UN Global Compact Japan Network (GC-JN) Participated in the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) When conducting business, observe international norms such as laws, regulations, and other rules, including those related to human rights, and social norms of where we operate. [Starting Point] Go beyond simply complying with laws and regulations to being properly attentive to various social norms including those of whe re we ope ra te . E xecu t i ves and employees will initiate actions that reflect high ethical standards. As a result, we will be highly regarded globally. [Vision] Reduce env i ronmenta l impact in da i ly operations, conduct and manage activities that address environmental risks, and conduct activities to conserve biodiversity and ensure safety when conducting business. [Starting Point] Ensure safety for all employees in all projects (including those of contractors), and conduct operations without allowing major accidents. Exceed legal and regulatory requirements to minimize environmental impact, and conduct operations while being attentive to biodiversity and environmental risks such as those posed by leakages. As a result, we will exhibit superior safety and environmental performance. [Vision] Strive to communicate with governments, local residents, NGOs and other public stakeholders in the countries and areas where we operate, determine their needs, approach them based on our business relationship and take measures as necessary. This includes providing education for local residents. [Starting Point] Communicate adequately with stakeholders of where we operate, and conduct business in a form that contributes to the societal growth of such places while giving respect to local cultures, customs, etc. [Vision] Promote a range of activities related to research, development, and practical application of technologies for renewable energy and fossil fuels (CCS, methane generation, etc.), and programs to offset CO2 emissions through initiatives such as forest protection and tree planting. This also includes shifting from oil to natural gas. [Starting Point] Conduct operations with consideration for the various impacts to the climate of fossil fuel extraction. Develop and supply a diverse range of energies to combat climate change as we undertake technological development. [Vision] Employ talented people, treat them, and assign them to the positions to which they are suited without discrimination on the basis of culture, national origin, creed, race, gender, or age. [Starting Point] Actively develop and utilize human resources appropriate for conducting operations globally. As a result, we will achieve a proper balance between bus iness g rowth and emp loyee satisfaction. [Vision] Practice safety and environmental protection in operations Develop and utilize human resources as a global company Comply with laws and societal norms (including consideration for human rights) Address climate change Build trust with and contribute to local communities (including education)