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As a public enterprise, KOGAS is in charge of wholesale of natural gas in the domestic market while 30 private city gas companies are granted with exclusive retail sales rights within their respective regions. KOGAS imports LNG and distributes it to consumers across the nation. Seventeen power generation plants of ten power generation companies supply the gas to their end users within their respective regions.

Ticker: 036460 ISIN: KR7036460004
Address: 215 Jungja-Dong, Boondang-Gu, Sungnam-si , South Korea , Gyeonggi-do , , 463-815 Website: Korea Gas Company
Phone #: 82-31-7100114 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

  Overall Community Employees Environment Governance
Korea Gas Company 59 56 63 67 48
Natural Gas Distribution
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
South Korea
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Percentile Rankings

Rankings are in percentile terms, compared to other companies in the same industry and country Overall Community Employees Environment Governance
Korea Gas Company 70% 53% 73% 80% 31%
Natural Gas Distribution
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South Korea
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Special Issues: Burma Involved, Sudan Involved

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Community Dev & Philanthropy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
Korea Gas Company
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Natural Gas Distribution
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
South Korea
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environmant Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Korea Gas Company
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Natural Gas Distribution
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
South Korea
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Rankings are in percentile terms, compared to other companies in the same industry and country Community Employees
Community Dev & Philantrophy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
Korea Gas Company 81% 70% 15% 19% 91% 92%
Natural Gas Distribution
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South Korea
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Korea Gas Company 82% 72% 87% 14% 54% 57%
Natural Gas Distribution
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South Korea
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2 Special Issues Affect This Company (see a list of issues here)

Burma Involved Sudan Involved
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Natural Gas Distribution
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Overall database 70 0.7 43 0.5
South Korea
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.1437 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 2590.378 NA
BSI 50 63.8429 88.4717 NA
Domicile SOUTH KOREA NA
Enterprise Value NA 18032.39 NA NA
Reviewed ? YES NA
Sector Utilities NA
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Brand Value 2013 11.095 3317.7804 67875.2014 NA
BSI 50 63.8429 89.6275 NA
Domicile SOUTH KOREA NA
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Brand Rating 2013 BBB AA- AAA+ NA
Enterprise Value 2013 0 26224.8205 435750.9811
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) 0.009 0.127 1.07 NA
Brand Value 2014 10 3317.7804 87304 A brand strength is assessed by using our Brand Strength Index framework. This benchmarks the strength, risk and future potential of a brand relative to its competitors by assessing input measures, brand equity measures, and output performance across four
BSI 51.3 69.3373 94.2 NA
Domicile SOUTH KOREA NA
Enterprise Value 2014 66 27638.1002 526619 NA
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0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.6. Modules Oil & Gas As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No NA Yes
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA KOGAS acquires ISO14001 in environmental management perspective among climate change corresponding process and is progressing actively more enhanced standard than legal standard through EHSQ (Environment Health Safety & Quality) management system,appl NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA KOGAS is the energy company that has a major business of providing natural gas to Korea and is accomplishing the business strategy reflecting climate change issue in many areas.Establishment of KOGAS business strategy is divided as medium-term management NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) No
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? NA
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No No Absolute and intensity targets
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA (i) The reason of no goal: KOGAS is an energy company supplying natural gas and has progressed the company energy reduction activity since 1998. It is established the energy reduction goal by part and by office every year by distinguishing major facility, NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA KOGAS is the energy company supplying natural gas and it will be reduction effect if natural gas is used to energy resource through fuel transition in the place of using other fossil fuel (kerosene or coal). For example, if the company uses other fossil f NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 2 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Employee engagement, Internal incentives/recognition programs NA
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 0 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA 1) According to demand increase of natural gas that has small greenhouse gas due to global warming, KOGAS that has stable supply responsibility of natural gas is considered to be effected the financial area such as necessary facility expansion cost and re NA
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA 1) In case of KOGAS that has customers as the company using natural gas as energy resources and general people using the natural gas as cooling and heating, financial effect can be occurred because of the difficult of facility expansion plan by market unc NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA 1) The customer of KOGAS is composed of general people who applying cooling and heating and companies that uses the natural gas as energy resources in general and it is expected the demand increase because of the increase of recognition for climate change NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA No NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA KOGAS was established on August, 1983 for convenience increase and welfare improvement of national life through stable supply of national gas as a clean energy. Since its foundation, public corporation tried constant effort for persistent value creation a NA
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 0 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 0 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 0 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 0 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Size NA Large NA NA
Region NA Asia NA NA
Report Html Address NA NA NA NA
Report Pdf Address NA http://ksi.or.kr/ksi/mypage/mypage_report/eng_download.asp?fileName=2011 KOGAS ENG FINAL.pdf NA NA
Report reference IFC Performance Standards? NA No NA NA
Report reference ISO Standards? NA Yes NA NA
Report Title NA Sustainability Report 2011 NA NA
Sector NA Energy NA NA
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Applicable NA NA
Application Level Undeclared Undeclared A+ G3 Application Levels indicate to which extent the GRI Guidelines have been utilized in the reporting and which set and number of disclosures have been addressed in the reporting. There are three Application Levels A, B and C.
Country (HQ) NA Republic of Korea NA NA
Date Added To Sr List NA March 27, 2013 NA NA
Global Reporting Initiative 2013
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Guidelines NA GRI - G3.1 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Asia NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA NA NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://ksi.or.kr/ksi/mypage/mypage_report/eng_download.asp?fileName=2012 KOGAS Sustainability Report.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Sustainability Report 2012 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Energy NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Oil & Gas NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA Large NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Corporate Governance 3 0.8 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 15 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 1 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 1.6 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
UN Global Compact 2013
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include_measurement 0 0 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 01/01/2012 NA Start Date
differentiation NA active NA At what level is the declarer?
ends_on NA 12/01/2012 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
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