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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Our Commitment to Stakeholders

Coexisting with Society and the Environment through Stakeholder Engagement

INPEX seeks to maintain continuous dialogue with a wide range of stakeholders in our businesses to achieve sustained growth and enhancement of corporate value while fulfilling its social responsibility of providing a stable and efficient supply of energy.
In this section, we discuss the interactive communication opportunities with stakeholders and our main activities in fiscal 2016.

Engaging with Stakeholders

  • Project Partners
  • Contractors
  • Customers
  • Shareholders and
    Investors
  • Local Communities
  • NGOs
  • Employees
  • Oil and Gas Producing
    Countries
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Project Partners

We aim to build a sustainable society together with project partners through fair and impartial project operation with a focus on compliance.

Contractors

We engage in day-to-day regular communication with contractors to carry out construction and operation with maximum consideration for safety and the environment.

Customers

We contribute to the growth and development of our customers by providing a stable and efficient supply of energy.

Shareholders and Investors

We strive for highly transparent information disclosure and aim to increase corporate value by securing stable supplies of energy and meeting the expectations of shareholders and investors.

Local Communities

We seek to coexist with local communities as a good corporate citizen through respectful dialogues.

NGOs

We strive to build a network of NGOs in wide-ranging fields including environment, human rights, and social contribution and seek to create partnerships to solve environmental and social problems.

Employees

We provide opportunities for employees to grow into professionals who can thrive in an international business environment through wide-ranging work experience and interaction with people from diverse backgrounds in a global corporation.

Oil and Gas Producing Countries

We develop long-term relationships based on mutual trust with oil and gas producing countries and contribute to mutual development by serving as a bridge between the producing countries and Japan.

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Main Opportunities for Dialogue with Stakeholders and Engagements in Fiscal 2016

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Key stakeholders Main opportunities for dialogue Summary of FY2016 engagements Key interests of stakeholders
Project
Partners
  • Regular meetings
  • Work-related communication
  • Participated in operating committees, technical committees, and subcommittees that make project decisions
  • Held discussions with operators to reduce OPEX/CAPEX
  • Development and production of oil and natural gas
  • Legal compliance, prevention of bribery and corruption
  • Promotion of environmentally friendly natural gas development
Contractors
  • Indication of eligibility standards to prospective suppliers
  • Briefings on eligibility standards
  • Regular meetings
  • HSE audits
  • Provided fair and equitable participation opportunities to prospective suppliers
  • Facilitated the understanding of our HSE activities by holding HSE forums
  • Held an HSE contractor meeting
  • Conferred annual HSE awards
  • Development of a risk management system
  • Legal compliance, prevention of bribery and corruption
  • Conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) in supply chain
  • Prevention of severe accidents
  • Securing occupational health and safety
Customers
  • Establishment of a dedicated point of contact
  • Provision of product information
  • Identification of customer needs at service stations
  • Announced safe handling information by issuing SDS*1
  • Improved service station operation by analyzing customer needs
  • Development and production of oil and natural gas
  • Legal compliance, prevention of bribery and corruption
  • Promotion of renewable energy
  • Promotion of environmentally friendly natural gas development
Shareholders
and Investors
  • Holding of the General Meeting of Shareholders, briefings and exhibitions, IR meetings, etc.
  • Issuance of reports (securities report, annual report, presentation slides, etc.)
  • Held the General Meeting of Shareholders, results briefings (semi-annual), IR meetings (200-300 times), exhibitions and briefings for individual investors, etc.
  • Engaged in timely, appropriate, and fair information disclosure through the corporate website and improved website content (approx. 1,400 website access per day and 84 press releases)
  • Development and production of oil and natural gas
  • Development of a governance structure
  • Development of a risk management system
  • Promotion of environmentally friendly natural gas development
  • Addressing climate change
Local
Communities
  • Environmental and social impact assessment
  • Community briefings
  • Various pamphlets
  • Social contribution activities
  • Conducted social contribution activities adapted to local areas (total expenditure: 1.34 billion yen)
  • Engaged with local communities in Japan (Hokkaido, Akita, Niigata) and overseas (Australia [more than 230 times], Indonesia [125 times])
  • Formulated and implemented the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) outlining the commitments to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia
  • Respect for human rights
  • Conservation of biodiversity and efficient use of water resources
  • Conducting assessments and reduction measures of impacts on local communities and indigenous communities
  • Contribution to local economies
NGOs
  • Information gathering to solve global social issues
  • Round-table discussions
  • Supported and held dialogues with NGOs
  • Participated in NGO-hosted seminars
  • Respect for human rights
  • Contribution to local economies
  • Promotion of renewable energy
  • Addressing climate change
Employees
  • Face-to-face meetings with superiors
  • Consultation between labor and management
  • Various training and study abroad programs
  • In-house newsletter
  • Conducted regular meetings with superiors
  • Engaged in regular communication with the labor union (2 times)
  • Conducted various training programs (58.3 hours / person)
  • Dispatched employees on study abroad programs for clerical and technical positions (8 persons)
  • Issued an in-house newsletter (4 times)
  • Securing occupational health and safety
  • Human resource development and fair evaluation
  • Promotion of diversity
Oil and Gas
Producing
Countries
  • Communication at each project phase (when tendering and obtaining development approval; during development and operation; when withdrawing from a business)
  • Closely communicated with oil and gas producing countries in accordance with project progress and management
  • Contributed to preventing corruption and improving transparency in oil and gas producing countries through support for EITI
  • Development and production of oil and natural gas
  • Legal compliance, prevention of bribery and corruption
  • Prevention of severe accidents
  • Contribution to local economies
  • Promotion of environmentally friendly natural gas development
*1 SDS (Safety Datasheets): A datasheet that contains information needed for the safe handling of products that contain certain chemical substances
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