SDGs Initiatives

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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

    SDGs3 Good health and well-being 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 SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs12 Responsible consumption and production SDGs15 Life on land

  • Development of renewable energy, including wind and hydraulic, in Asia, and new micro wind turbine-related business

    SDGs7 Affordable and clean energy SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs13 Climate action SDGs17 Partnerships for the goals

  • Providing safe and delicious water with antimicrobial and absorbent agents

    SDGs3 Good health and well-being SDGs6 Clean water and sanitation SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs12 Responsible consumption and production

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

    SDGs3 Good health and well-being SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs13 Climate action

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

    SDGs3 Good health and well-being SDGs8 Decent work and economic growth SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities

  • Itsumo Arigato (Thank You) Essay Competition to support the healthy growth of children

    SDGs4 Quality education SDGs5 Gender equality SDGs16 Peace, justice and strong institutions

  • 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

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.

SDGs3 Good health and well-being 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, 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, 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.

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.

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.

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

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 SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities 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.

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, 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).

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.

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.

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)

Development of renewable energy, including wind and hydraulic, in Asia, and new micro wind turbine-related business

SINANEN HOLDINGS Group operations are expanding from Japan to Asia.
We are rolling out our clean energy initiatives around the globe.

SDGs7  Affordable and clean energy SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs13 Climate action SDGs17 Partnerships for the goals

large-scale onshore wind power generation business

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

We will 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, 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.
Going forward, 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.

Providing safe and delicious water with antimicrobial and absorbent agents

Safe and delicious water made possible with the use of SINANEN HOLDINGS Group antimicrobials and absorbents is delivered to people all over the world.

SDGs3 Good health and well-being SDGs6 Clean water and sanitation SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs12 Responsible consumption and production

Zeomic

Using the world's first commercial silver-based inorganic antimicrobial agent, we deliver safe and healthy water around the world.

Sinanen Zeomic Co., Ltd. sells antimicrobial agent Zeomic, which offers many advantages over organic antimicrobial agents, including in the area of safety, sustainability, and heat resistance.
We also sell water dispensers that use Zeomic and contribute to the health of people all over the world in the field of antimicrobial agents.

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.

SDGs3 Good health and well-being SDGs11 Sustainable cities and communities SDGs13 Climate action

The DAICHARI bicycle sharing brand

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

SINANEN MOBILITY+ Co., Ltd. partners with OpenStreet of the Softbank Group and uses the system of bicycle sharing service HELLOCYCLING to provide more than 6,000 bicycles at approximately 1,200 stations (as of March 31, 2020), 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.

SDGs3 Good health and well-being 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.

Takara Building Maintenance Co., Ltd. contributes to building management and maintenance as a specialist in everything from building management to hospital operational support and funeral hall management.
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.

Itsumo Arigato (Thank You) Essay Competition to support the healthy growth of children

Because we play a role in the regional social infrastructure, the SINANEN HOLDINGS Group is invested in the happiness of all families living in the region.
Every year, we hold an essay competition to put words to the feeling of gratitude in order to foster gratefulness among children toward their families.

SDGs4 Quality education SDGs5 Gender equality SDGs16 Peace, justice and strong institutions

building management and maintenance business

We receive around 40,000 essays for the contest from children all over the country every year.
It provides an opportunity to express gratitude for bonds between individuals and families.

The total number of entries received through the 13th year has reached 440,000.
The total number of entries received through the 13th year has reached 440,000.
The Group will continue to support the healthy growth of children who will lead the next generation.

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, which began in 2020, we launched 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 will 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.

Japan. committed to SDGs

SINANEN HOLGDINGS Group's SDGs initiatives are introduced as "Good Practices" on JAPAN SDGs Action Platform, the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

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