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SDGs Initiatives

As a comprehensive energy service company group,
the Sinanen Holdings Group is engaged in efforts
to achieve sustainable development goals.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

In accordance with our foundational principles of "Shingi," "Shinshu," and "Rakugyo" (keeping our promises,
making progress, and feeling joy in our work), Sinanen Holdings contributes to solving global challenges and achieving SDGs.

  • Becoming a corporate group that aims to provide customers with comfortable homes and lives by supplying environmentally friendly energy

    SDGs7 Affordable and clean energy SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs13 Climate action

  • Megawatt-level solar power plant operations, sale of low-carbon power, and manufacture and sale of biomass fuels

    SDGs7 Affordable and clean energy SDGs12 Responsible consumption and production SDGs15 Life on land

  • Promoting our bike-sharing business and developing healthy, environmentally friendly means of transportation

    SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs13 Climate action SDGs17 Partnerships for the goals

  • Expanding our building management and maintenance business to provide safe and secure facility maintenance and operations

    SDGs8 Decent work and economic growth SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities

  • Promoting a trifecta of cultural reform, work style reform, and human resources development

    SDGs5 Gender equality SDGs8 Decent work and economic growth SDGs9 Industry, innovation and infrastructure

  • Promotion of understanding of SDGs through activities to raise awareness of the global environment and renewable energy

    SDGs4 Quality education SDGs7 Affordable and clean energy SDGs13 Climate action

  • Support for the employment of people with disabilities and contributions to local communities through cooperation with agriculture-welfare collaboration

    SDGs2 Zero Hunger SDGs3 Good health and well-being SDGs10 Reduce Inequalities

  • Support for the growth of children and international contributions through sponsorship of the KIDS EARTH FUND

    SDGs1 No Poverty SDGs10 Reduce Inequalities

  • Support for cultivation of the next generation to match the conditions of each generation

    SDGs4 Quality education

Becoming a corporate group that aims to provide customers with comfortable homes and lives by supplying environmentally friendly energy

We will provide customers with comfortable lives and realize an environmentally friendly society based on energy, which has been our main business since our founding.
Every day we work toward that goal.

SDGs7 Affordable and clean energy SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs13 Climate action

Himawari inspections

We conduct annual "Himawari inspections" free of charge to ensure safe and reliable gas delivery.

In addition to the mandatory quadrennial inspections required by law, group company Melife-West Co., Ltd., Melife Co., Ltd., and Melife-East Co., Ltd., which handle gas supply business, provide annual "Himawari inspections" free of charge as a service to customers.
We will continue our endeavors to safely deliver energy to as many people as possible.

the renovation business

We are engaged in the renovation business to create homes that people stay in.。

In addition to the gas supply business, group company Melife-West Co., Ltd., Melife Co., Ltd., and Melife-East Co., Ltd. have launched a renovation business as an effort to keep customer homes in good condition so they can live in them longer and more comfortably.
Helping customers stay in their homes longer reduces deforestation and preserves resources, thereby contributing to lower environmental impact.

recycle industrial waste

We are engaged in efforts to recycle industrial waste such as wood chips and waste plastic into fuel and raw materials.

Group company Sinanen Ecowork Co., Ltd. has established its own system for processing and recycling wood chips and is in the business of recycling industrial waste into fuels and raw materials.
As environmental awareness grows, we are actively promoting the effective use of resources to build a true recycling-oriented society.

recycle industrial waste

We provide management services for vacant houses to solve the problem of abandoned houses, which is a nationwide social problem threatening the lifestyles of nearby residents due to their falling into disrepair.

Group company Hidaka Toshi Gas Co., Ltd. launched management services for vacant houses in February 2020. They provide regular inspections and manage the problematic growing number of vacant houses in Hidaka City, Saitama on behalf of the owners.

Promote various renewable energy business and contribute to build a Carbon-free society

Because we carry a wide variety of energy products, the Sinanen Holdings Group places value on limited global resources and considers how to provide energy with less environmental impact.

SDGs7 Affordable and clean energy SDGs12 Responsible consumption and production SDGs15 Life on land

The Teneimura Solar Park

The Teneimura Solar Park in Fukushima supplies enough power to meet the annual power consumption demand of roughly 600 regular households through solar power generation.

Group company Sinanen Co., Ltd. established the Teneimura Solar Park, a solar power generation plant, in Tenei-mura, Iwase-gun, Fukushima in 2016.
The Teneimura Solar Park supplies power to Hatoriko Highland Regina Forest Resort where it is located as well as surrounding facilities to promote local production of renewable energy for local consumption.
This activity also contributes to the increased adoption of renewable energy, which is a goal of the village government.

energy solution business

We are developing an energy solution business that provides proposals for conserving energy in order to efficiently use limited energy and working to reduce environmental impact.

Leveraging the knowledge cultivated up to now in the energy business, group company Sinanen Co., Ltd. is developing an energy solution business for providing customers with optimal solutions from a neutral standpoint in terms of specific energy sources or manufacturers, thereby contributing to energy conservation and reduced utility expenses.

Sinanen-Denki (= power supplied by SINANEN)

We provide customers with power options by emission coefficient according to their use as environmentally friendly Sinanen-Denki (= power supplied by Sinanen).

Group company Sinanen Co., Ltd. has put together a power menu by emission coefficient verified by third party Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA). We provide a practically 100% renewable energy power option with an emission coefficient of 0.000 (kg-CO₂/kWh), which is rare to find even in Japan.
In March 2021, we started selling environmentally friendly electricity for households as "SINANEN Akari-no-Mori Denki".

recycle industrial waste

We sell wood chips and RPF* used as fuel for industrial boilers and biomass power generation instead of fossil fuels, which are expected to be exhausted in the future.

Group company Sinanen Ecowork Co., Ltd. has established its own system for processing and recycling wood chips and is in the business of recycling industrial waste into fuels and raw materials.
As environmental awareness grows, we are actively promoting the effective use of resources to build a true recycling-oriented society.
*RPF stands for "refuse derived paper and plastics densified fuel."
It is a high-grade solid fuel made from industrial waste, primarily used paper and waste plastic that is difficult to recycle.
(Source: Japan RPF Association)

large-scale onshore wind power generation business

We participate in a large-scale onshore wind power generation business in South Korea to supply power generated from renewable energy.

We participate in a large-scale onshore wind power generation business in South Korea to supply power generated from renewable energy.

energy solution business

We established Sinagy Revo Co., Ltd., which is engaged in the development, sales, and maintenance of products that are for use with micro wind turbines, and aim to sell them in Japan and abroad to the BCP and theft prevention markets.

In February 2020, group company Sinanen Co., Ltd. established Sinagy Revo Co., Ltd., which is engaged in the development, sales, and maintenance of products that are for use with micro wind turbines.
We aim to spread renewable energy not only in Japan but also in other countries through sales and maintenance of products for use with micro wind turbines.

Promoting our bike-sharing business and developing healthy, environmentally friendly means of transportation

From ownership to sharing.
The sharing economy, which eliminates the waste of resources, has been growing in recent years.
The Sinanen Holdings Group operates a bike-sharing business in which customers can rent and return them anywhere, contributing to both customer comfort and the environment.

SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs13 Climate action SDGs17 Partnerships for the goals

The DAICHARI bicycle sharing brand

The DAICHARI bicycle sharing brand provides an environmentally friendly transportation infrastructure that does not produce exhaust gases.

Group company Sinanen Mobility Plus Co., Ltd. partners with OpenStreet of the Softbank Group and uses the system of bicycle sharing service HELLOCYCLING to provide more than 8,200 bicycles at approximately 1,800 stations (as of March 31, 2021), primarily in Kanto.
We also partner with municipalities, participating in a system that utilizes bicycle sharing stations at convenience stores as disaster stations for citizens in the event of an emergency.

Expanding our building management and maintenance business to provide safe and secure facility maintenance and operations

Creating towns that are pleasant places to live for everyone.
We contribute to urban development that offers peace of mind by providing safe and secure facility maintenance and management services.

SDGs8 Decent work and economic growth SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities

building management and maintenance business

We operate a building management and maintenance business that ranges from facility cleaning to security and management in order to ensure that buildings can be used longer and more comfortably.

Group company Takara Building Maintenance Co., Ltd. contributes to safe and secure facility maintenance/operation as a specialist in everything from building management to hospital operational support and funeral hall management.
Group company Indess Co., Ltd. handles everything from cleaning work to facility management, including restoration work on apartments and condominiums, regular cleaning of shared spaces, and house cleaning services.

Promoting a trifecta of cultural reform, work style reform, and human resources development

Creating healthier more pleasant working environments for all.
The Sinanen Holdings Group is engaged in various efforts to create opportunities and an environment for every one of our employees to grow.

SDGs5 Gender equality SDGs8 Decent work and economic growth SDGs9 Industry, innovation and infrastructure

cultural reform project

The growth of a company begins with the growth of its employees.
Under the second mid-term management plan, we promote a cultural reform project to promote changes in employee behavior.

The Group has put forth a goal of achieving sustainable growth as a company in order to remain a company that is capable of meeting the expectations of our customers.
Under the second mid-term management plan, which began in 2020, we launched a cultural reform project to develop a mindset of taking up challenges in each of our employees and establish a conducive environment. Our aim is to become an organization that is capable of responding flexibly to future changes in society.

energy solution business

We have established an action plan for supporting next-generation training and support various work styles according to the life stage of each employee.

That action plan entails (1) promoting awareness and behavioral reform for creating a corporate culture of completing work during working hours through no overtime days, a flextime system, and more, (2) promoting and implementing measures to shorten work days for those seeking to balance work with raising children or caring for family members, (3) implementing social contribution activities related to healthy development of children and raising children who are rich in spirit, and (4) promoting the taking of paid leave for enhancing the work-life balance of employees.

action plan for promoting women's participation and advancement

We aim to bring about a pleasant society by becoming a company that offers a pleasant work environment for all through the active hiring of diverse human resources regardless of age, gender or disability.

The Group established an action plan for promoting women's participation and advancement in the workplace in 2016 and is promoting the hiring, retention, and promotion of female employees accordingly.
We are also coming together as a group in the aim of bringing about a pleasant society by becoming a company that offers a pleasant work environment for all through the hiring of human resources regardless of age, disability or other such status.

Promotion of understanding of SDGs through activities to raise awareness of the global environment and renewable energy

Since it was founded, the Sinanen Holdings Group has worked to promote understanding of SDGs and supported activities protecting the environment by raising awareness of the importance of renewable energy as a means to address the current global environment and global warming because its business is focused on energy.

SDGs4 Quality education SDGs7 Affordable and clean energy SDGs13 Climate action

We conduct activities to raise awareness of themes such as SDGs and renewable energy among children and students who represent the next generation.

We conduct activities to raise awareness of themes such as SDGs and renewable energy among children and students who represent the next generation.

The Group conducts the following activities to raise awareness of among children and students who represent the next generation in order to promote understanding of SDGs and renewable energy. The Group conducts online classes for students of junior high schools proactively providing opportunities to learn about the environment, and our group company Hidaka Toshi Gas Co., Ltd. cooperates with and participates in hands-on classes for local elementary school students, providing classes based on the theme of clean energy.

We have published a picture book for learning about the importance of protecting luxuriant forests to enable children and their parents to think about the global environment.© 2021 SANRIO CO.,LTD.NO. L628040

We have published a picture book for learning about the importance of protecting luxuriant forests to enable children and their parents to think about the global environment.

The Group's Sinanen Co.,Ltd. created the picture book entitled "CINNAMOROLL and POPONEN from Akari no mori" for the purpose of letting children learn about the realization of a sustainable society, protection of the global environment and the importance of saving energy in a way that is easy to understand as part of the SINANEN Akari no Mori project that began in 2020. This book will enable families to enjoy learning about protection of the global environment in a way that is approachable even for small children.
The picture book has also been distributed to kindergartens and nursery schools in areas where Sinanen interacts, serving to provide education on the environment.

Support for the employment of people with disabilities and contributions to local communities through cooperation with agriculture-welfare collaboration

In order to realize a society where nobody is left behind, Sinanen Holdings Group cooperates with "agriculture-welfare collaboration" initiatives for realizing a participatory society in which people with disabilities actively participate in agriculture.

SDGs2 Zero Hunger SDGs3 Good health and well-being SDGs10 Reduce Inequalities

In order to make a society where everyone can participate, we support agriculture-welfare collaboration activities in the aim of supporting the employment of people with disabilities through agriculture.

In order to make a society where everyone can participate, we support agriculture-welfare collaboration activities in the aim of supporting the employment of people with disabilities through agriculture.

Since 2020, we have participated in the activities of Shizensaibai Party, which promotes agriculture-welfare collaboration in the aim of supporting the employment of persons with disabilities through agriculture. At present, together with employees of Saitamafukko Co., Ltd., which is engaged in agriculture-welfare collaboration in Kumagaya City, Saitama, we are planting and harvesting rice in a section of a Koshihikari rice paddy that we contract out. The harvested rice are donated to children's cafeterias in Shinagawa-ku and Minato-ku in Tokyo, and Kumagaya City in Saitama with which we have ties.

Support for the growth of children and international contributions through sponsorship of the KIDS EARTH FUND

For the healthy growth of children, we support activities for creating environments in which the children of the world can live in greater happiness through participation in the KIDS EARTH FUND.

SDGs1 No Poverty SDGs10 Reduce Inequalities

We support activities leading to the growth and happiness of the children of the world.

We support activities leading to the growth and happiness of the children of the world.

We participate in the activities of non-profit KIDS EARTH FUND, which provides economic assistance and donates books, art materials, medicines, and more to children who have been emotionally scarred by illness, conflict, disaster, etc. We support activities aimed at the growth of children and international contributions by using the children's drawings submitted to the fund in our corporate calendars.

Support for cultivation of the next generation to match the conditions of each generation

Aiming to cultivate the next generation of human resources, Sinanen Holdings Group is engaged in a variety of initiatives aimed at the cultivation of the next generation of human resources according to the conditions of younger generations in order to fulfill its responsibility to society at large as a good corporate citizen.

SDGs4 Quality education

We hold events enabling children and their parents to learn about familiar questions and mysteries.

We hold events enabling children and their parents to learn about familiar questions and mysteries.

Since 2019, we have participated in the interactive events for families held by The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd. Various companies and non-profits provide easy-to-understand hands-on experiences and commemorative souvenirs to elementary school students. Since 2020, with the cooperation of group company Sinanen Zeomic Co., Ltd., we have helped children learn about everyday antibacterial actions in an event with characters called "Antibacterial Squadron Metallic Zeo."

We support career education events and initiatives in which children can seriously think about working.

We support career education events and initiatives in which children can seriously think about working.

As part of career education for junior and senior high school students to learn what it means to work, we perform school visits and hold workshops. In addition, we provide career support for local children through cooperation with the activities of Key Person 21, a certified NPO supporting efforts to raise motivation to choose a career and work in society.

Japan. committed to SDGs

Sinanen Holdings Group's SDGs initiatives are assessed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, permitted to use the SDGs Japan logo mark.

JAPAN SDGs Action Platform by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan blank