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Sustainability Actions

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In accordance with its Group Vision,
the Group aims to achieve sustainable and dynamic growth
by pursuing initiatives that help make society
more sustainable through its wide-ranging businesses and services.

We call our efforts to realize a sustainable society
"Sustainability Actions" and are working to achieve
sustainable growth throughout the Group.
Furthermore, in consideration of various issues confronting our society today
as well as the shifting market environment, the Group is actively pursuing 12 key objectives
organized under the four broad categories of customer safety,
environmental conservation, community engagement, and corporate culture.

17 GOALS TO TRANSFORM OUR WORLD.

Agenda (The key objectives)

Under the four broad categories

1 Safety Agenda: Ensure safety and reliability

3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
9 産業と技術革新の基盤をつくろう
11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

By steadily providing safe services, we support the foundation of our customers’ lives and create environments in which they can engage in business or leisure activities with peace of mind.

2 Environment Agenda: greenhouse gas reduction, waste reduction, ensuring water supply, protecting forest and species

6 CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
13 CLIMATE ACTION
14 LIFE BELOW WATER
15 LIFE ON LAND

We are mindful of the natural environment, air, and water resources. As such, we contribute to environmental protection through our business in addition to reducing our environmental impact through efficient use of energy.

3 Community Engagement Agenda: developing rail corridors and invigorating local communities, creating accessibility through universal design, aging population and low birthrate

3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
4 QUALITY EDUCATION
11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

We work on regional revitalization while actively addressing the social issues facing Japan, such as a low birthrate and an aging population, and we also embrace diversion and inclusion with universal design.

3 Corporate Culture Agenda: work style reforms, recruiting a diverse workforce, human resource development and human resource management, compliance

3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
5 GENDER EQUALITY
8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

We are promoting the development of a structure for establishing a trusted corporate culture in addition to activities designed to instill the Group Vision so that each of our employees will act accordingly.

The process of determining the Group's key objectives

  1. STEP

    1

    Assessing a broad range of social issues

    Identified social issues comprehensively with reference to the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), ISO 26000 international standards for social responsibility, sustainability reporting standards set by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and other criteria.

  2. STEP

    2

    Narrowing down of social issues

    Narrowed down the social issues given our business activities and business environment, and with reference to initiatives being taken by our peers.

  3. STEP

    3

    Determination of agenda

    Determined agenda after prioritizing and categorizing the issues based on the principles laid out in the Group Vision, our current initiatives and discussion among management. Sustainability Actions was determined as a key measure of the medium-term management plan, which was approved by the Board of Directors.

Structure for promoting Sustainability Actions

We have established the “Seibu Group Sustainability Actions Development Guidelines” to put together a structure for promoting Sustainability Actions in a continuous, proactive, and systematic manner.
The Seibu Group has established the Seibu Group Sustainability Committee, where a meeting takes place twice a year in principle, to report and discuss the Group's approach to Sustainability Actions and its progress at each Group company as well as its response to climate-change risks.
The content of those reports and discussions at the Committee are reported to the Board of Directors of Seibu Holdings. In addition, information is shared at Seibu Group Sustainability Actions Promotion Council, which is composed of representatives from departments promoting Sustainability Actions in order to ensure effectiveness of what’s been discussed at the Committee.
The details are as follows.

(1) Seibu Group Sustainability Committee (meetings held twice a year in principle)

Purpose
To steadily promote sustainability initiatives as the group-wide implementation by monitoring the progress and determining a direction.
Members
President & Chief Executive Officer of Seibu Holdings (Chairperson)
Executive Officer in Charge of Corporate Strategy Department of Seibu Holdings
Presidents of main business companies in Seibu Group
Major activities
  • Reporting progress on measures related to Sustainability Actions from each Seibu Group company (including progress on CO2 emission reduction)
  • Discussing Sustainability Actions agenda (key objectives) and other policy-related matters
  • Discussing cross-functional measures in response to climate changes

(2) Seibu Group Sustainability Actions Promotion Council

Purpose
To share the orientation and implementation methods of the Group with each of its member companies and facilitate systematic progress
Members
General Manager of Corporate Strategy Department, Seibu Holdings(Chairperson)
Representatives of Departments promoting Sustainability Actions
Major activities
  • Sharing the orientation discussed at Seibu Group Sustainability Committe
  • Reporting progress in Sustainability Actions
  • Sharing information on matters of the Seibu Group

(3) Departments promoting Sustainability Actions

Overview
Departments that promote Sustainability Actions the Seibu Group’s main business companies and at business companies in the same governance grouping

Sustainability Actions Implementation Framework Chart

Participating in Initiatives

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

In April 2021, we expressed our support for the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate- related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB), and also participated in the "TCFD Consortium".
Seibu Group Sustainability Actions ; Seibu Group Expresses Support for Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)  


For information disclosure based on TCFD recommendations, please refer to the responding to climate Change. 




The Valuable 500

In June 2020, we announced our support and participation in The Valuable 500, an international initiative to promote the advancement of people with disabilities in society.
Click here  for the Seibu Group's commitment

Japan Federation of Economic Organizations Declaration of Biodiversity

We are making various efforts to preserve biodiversity, and supports the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations Declaration on Biodiversity.


External Evaluations

SOMPO Sustainability Index




MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

※THE INCLUSION OF SEIBU HOLDINGS INC. IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF SEIBU HOLDINGS INC. BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.
※THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES.







MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index

※THE INCLUSION OF SEIBU HOLDINGS INC. IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF SEIBU HOLDINGS INC. BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.
※THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES.





S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index


Outstanding Health and Productivity Management 2021

(Large Corporate Division)Seibu Holdings Inc. Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. Seibu Properties Inc.(Now SEIBU REALTY SOLUTIONS Inc.)
(Small and Medium Size Legal Department)Seibu Lions, Inc. Seibu Travel, Inc. Seibu Electrical Construction Co., Ltd. Seibu Tetsudo Service Co., Ltd.



Next Generation Certification Mark「KURUMIN」

Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. Seibu Properties Inc.(Now SEIBU REALTY SOLUTIONS Inc.)



Companies that practice diverse work styles(Saitama prefecture)

Seibu Holdings Inc. Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. Seibu Construction Co., Ltd. Seibu Landscape Co., Ltd. Seibu Green Management Co., Ltd.
Prince Hotels,Inc.(Now Seibu Prince Hotels Worldwide Inc.)(Kuni Country Club, Musashigaoka golf Course, Shin Musashigaoka Golf Course, Seibuen Golf Course)


Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho

2017

  • BELS Highest rank 5 stars
    Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho received the highest rating of five stars in 2017 from BELS, the Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Labeling System established by the Japan Housing Evaluation and Labeling Association.

2018

  • Cogeneration Target 2018 President's Award (Consumer Use Category)
    Seibu Properties Inc.(Now SEIBU REALTY SOLUTIONS Inc.)and Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation Received the President's Award in the Consumer Category of the Cogeneration Grand Prize 2018 from Advanced Cogeneration and Energy Utilization Center Japan.

2019

  • The 29th BELCA Award for Best Renovation Awarded Building (Akasaka Prince Classic House)
    Renovation of Akasaka Prince Classic House (Tokyo Metropolitan Government-designated Tangible Cultural Property, Former Tokyo Residence of the Lee King Family) was commended by Building and Equipment Long-life Cycle Association.
  • Received the 60th BCS Award from Japan Federation of Construction Contractors
    The Japan Federation of Construction Contractors Association (JFCA) commended the company for its contribution to the redevelopment of the former Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka site, including its contribution to the development of urban infrastructure. The Group received acclaim for dealing with its complex conditions of the site with a large difference in elevation and working on restoration of the former Tokyo residence of the Lee family, achieving a good balance between historical resources and modern architecture.

2020

  • Continuously obtained the highest certification under the DBJ Green Building Certification System
    In the DBJ Green Building Certification System conducted by the Development Bank of Japan, we received the "highest certification" as a "top class building in Japan with outstanding consideration for the environment and society" and will continue to receive certification in 2020.

2021

  • Recognized as a top-level business site (Excellent Designated Global Warming Prevention Facility) certified by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Environmental Bureau for its ongoing efforts to improve environmental performance in the areas of "management system," "building facility performance," and "operation of business facilities."
  • Acquired GBAC STAR™ certification, an international hygiene standard (Kioi Conference) Kioi Conference acquired GBAC STAR™ certification, the international hygiene standards for infectious disease prevention.




DaiyaGate Ikebukuro

  • Acquired CASBEE Smart Wellness Office Certification S rank
    DaiyaGate Ikebukuro acquired CASBEE-Smart Wellness Office Certification S rank, the highest of five levels in the CASBEE-Smart Wellness Office Certification System by the Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation.
  • Received "Technology Award" from the Society of Heating, Air-Conditioning and Sanitary Engineers of Japan
    Received the Technology Award at the Society of Air-Conditioning and Sanitary Engineering Awards, sponsored by Society of Heating, Air-Conditioning and Sanitary Engineers of Japan, for energy conservation through efficient use of electricity in accordance with the building plan (approximately 50% reduction compared to the standard value for a building of the same size), excellent BCP performance in times of disaster, and a comfortable working environment.


Introduction of Group Companies' initiatives for Sustainability Actions.

For more information on the sustainability actions taken by Seibu Group companies, please refer to the websites of each company.

  • Click here  for initiatives of Seibu Railway.
  • Click here  for initiatives of SEIBU PRINCE HOTELS WORLDWIDE.
  • Click here  for initiatives of Seibu Realty Solutions.
  • Click here  for initiatives of Seibu Lions.
  • Click here  for initiatives of the Izuhakone Railway Group.
  • Click here  for initiatives of the Ohmi Railway Group.
  • Click here  for initiatives of Yokohama Hakkeijima.
  • Click here  for initiatives of Seibu Landscape.