Sustainability Education

The PARK24 GROUP understands that the independent actions of individual employees are vital to the development of sustainability activities. We are therefore pursuing efforts to raise their awareness of sustainability. We also encourage them to think of it as their own issue.

Distribution of information on the Intranet

We publish information regularly via the Intranet and through in-house newsletters. This is for the purposes of building sustainability awareness among individual employees and helping them acquire relevant knowledge. In particular, we publish an in-house newsletter on sustainability, which we call the “Sustainability Journal”. It helps employees achieve a basic understanding of sustainability and gives them information about the GROUP's specific activities for achieving medium- to long-term targets. We thus aim to improve their recognition and understanding.

An image of the in-house newsletter

Examples of articles in Sustainable Journal

Fiscal year ended October 31, 2021
Fiscal year ended October 31, 2021
  1. About the notion of sustainability
  2. Background behind the establishment of the Sustainability Committee
  3. The GROUP's business activities and related SDG Goals
  4. ESG indicators and actions
  5. Activities of the Sustainability Committee
Fiscal year ended October 31, 2022
Fiscal year ended October 31, 2022
  1. The GROUP's basic stance and policy on sustainability
  2. Medium- and long-term targets related to materiality and sustainability
  3. Supply chain management and self-assessment questionnaires to business partners
  4. Significance of the GROUP's efforts to tackle environmental issues
  5. About the notion of human capital management

Distribution of messages from the management

During the fiscal year ended October 31, 2022, 14 directors of PARK24 GROUP companies, including the president of PARK24 CO., LTD., distributed their messages on sustainability to employees. These messages were also published on the Intranet. A mechanism for receiving feedback and comments from employees is used in order to make two-way communication. In the fiscal year ending October 31, 2023, Sustainability Committee members send out messages. It is part of our actions to encourage employees to think about sustainability as their own issue.

List of titles of messages 

Fiscal year ended October 31, 2022
Fiscal year ended October 31, 2022
  1. Sustainability in the PARK24 GROUP (President and Representative Director, PARK24 CO., LTD.)
  2. Do small good things (Sustainability Committee Chairperson)
  3. My thought about the environment (Director, PARK24 CO., LTD.)
  4. Thinking about diversity (Director, PARK24 CO., LTD.)
  5. What is it to protect the company? (Director, PARK24 CO., LTD.)
  6. First hello from an outside director (Outside Director, PARK24 CO., LTD.)
  7. Does ESG bring any profit to the company? (Outside Director, PARK24 CO., LTD.)
  8. Insects, the planet and me (Director, PARK24 CO., LTD.)
  9. Is diversity necessary? (Outside Director, PARK24 CO., LTD.)
  10. PARK24 GROUP and SDGs: The times are catching up ? (Director and Senior Executive Corporate Officer, TIMES MOBILITY CO., LTD.)
  11. My view on corporate sustainability required from the perspective of the sales team (Director and Senior Executive Corporate Officer, TIMES24 CO., LTD.)
  12. If you keep doing something close to you... (President and Representative Director, TIMES SERVICE CO., LTD.)
  13. The fifth goal in the SDGs (President and Representative Director, TIMES COMMUNICATION CO., LTD.)
  14. An organization that has the support of its stakeholders is an organization that will last. (Director, PARK24 BUSINESS SUPPORT CO., LTD.)
  1. The position stated in parentheses ( ) is correct as of October 31, 2022.

Training and workshops

We organize lectures on the GROUP's implementation of sustainability in different kinds of training, including training for new employees. We are also working to expand the training. For example, training materials in the forms of videos are made available on our internal online learning system. In addition, we hold workshops for individual divisions in the GROUP as appropriate. They serve to make sustainability better understood.

An image from a training video
【Training Materials】

Employee surveys on sustainability

We conduct internal surveys to understand the degree of understanding of sustainability among employees and what issues are involved. On the basis of issues identified and requests collected from the surveys, we design activities for raising awareness of sustainability within the company. We will use the findings of the surveys for the Sustainability Committee's internal awareness activities.

Outline of the internal survey on sustainability for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2022

Period
Period November to December 2022
Subjects
Subjects Approximately 5,000 employees in the GROUP
Number of valid responses
Number of valid responses Approximately 1,400
Questionnaire details(Examples)
Questionnaire details(Examples)
  1. The most interesting sustainability topic
  2. The topic your understanding of which was enhanced through internal awareness activities in the fiscal year ended October 31, 2022
  3. Methods of communication that you believe to be most effective in enhancing understanding
  4. Information about sustainability that you most want to receive

Contact for inquiries

We have an internal point of contact for inquiries and requests concerning sustainability. It receives individual inquiries from employees in the GROUP. It also organizes sustainability workshops that respond to requests as needed.