SOCIAL INITIATIVES

Based on its corporate philosophy, Tosei Asset Advisors strives to respond to the expectations of society through strengthening of business foundations to maintain sound growth, environmental burden reduction initiatives and a variety of other corporate activities. By continually carrying out such activities and thereby fulfilling its corporate social responsibility, Tosei Asset Advisors aspires to become an even more trusted company. As a member of the Tosei Group handling the real estate fund and consulting business, Tosei Asset Advisors undertakes not only the “social initiatives” of the Tosei Group but also its own initiatives for the matters listed below at individual properties.


Resilience

Tosei Asset Advisors secures tenant security and safety through swift recovery even in the event of a disaster. To that end, a structure is in place for appropriate emergency response with not only the “Earthquake, Etc. Disaster Response Manual” provided by Tosei but also the business continuity planning (BCP), manual for information disclosure in the event on an earthquake, manual for reporting in the event of an emergency, etc. provided by Tosei Asset Advisors’ REIT Division and Private Fund Division.

ESG Assessment on Business Partners

Tosei Asset Advisors adopts the policy of outsourcing business to those property management companies, building management companies, appraisal companies, ER companies and other business partners that have been found to be of or above a certain level in an assessment conducted based on ESG standards set by Tosei Asset Advisors.

Tenant Questionnaire

Tosei Asset Advisors conducts a tenant questionnaire to check whether or not sufficient services are being provided to tenants as an asset management company. Based on the tenant questionnaire collected, the ESG Committee draws up an action plan and this is shared with property management companies in an aim to further enhance tenant satisfaction.

Initiatives for Security and Safety of Tenants

  • Installation of AEDs
    Tosei Asset Advisors installs AEDs at office building entrances, etc. to prevent visitors of the buildings managed by Tosei Asset Advisors from falling victim to sudden cardiac death.
  • Universal design
    Tosei Asset Advisors employs universal design at some of the properties managed by Tosei Asset Advisors in consideration of the elderly and persons with disabilities.
  • Installation of elevator cabinets
    Tosei Asset Advisors installs elevator cabinets equipped with emergency food, sanitation kit, etc. in case someone becomes trapped in the elevator in the event of an earthquake or power outage.
Universal design(office building in Yokohama City)Universal design
(office building in Yokohama City)
Universal design(office building in Yokohama City)Universal design
(office building in Yokohama City)
AED(office building in Yokohama City)AED
(office building in Yokohama City)
Elevator cabinet(residence in Chiyoda Ward)Elevator cabinet
(residence in Chiyoda Ward)
Supplies in emergency cabinet(residence in Koto Ward)Supplies in emergency cabinet
(residence in Koto Ward)
Emergency cabinet(residence in Koto Ward)Emergency cabinet
(residence in Koto Ward)

Initiatives for Health of Tenants

An air quality measurement survey of tenant space is conducted by outside professionals on a periodic basis.

Distribution of Sustainability Guide to Tenants

Tosei Asset Advisors distributes to tenants the “Sustainability Guide” outlining the initiatives for contribution to communities and society underway at the properties managed by Tosei Asset Advisors through property management companies in seek of tenant participation in the social initiatives.

Posting of Social Contribution Posters Around Buildings

Tosei Asset Advisors posts posters declaring the promotion of “Social Initiatives” in places well visible to tenants.

Contribution to Local Community 

  • Cleanup of building surroundings
  • Opening up observatory for free to local residents
  • Provision of emergency evacuation area to local residents
  • Emergency tank water supply to local residents
  • Rental of conference rooms to local residents
  • Holding of community events
  • Holding of fire and other emergency drills
Open space(office building in Yokohama City)Open space
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Opening up observatory for free to community(office building in Yokohama City)Opening up observatory for free to community
(office building in Yokohama City)
Holding of community event(residence in Kita Ward, Tokyo)Holding of community event
(residence in Kita Ward, Tokyo)
Holding of community event(residence in Kita Ward, Tokyo)Holding of community event
(residence in Kita Ward, Tokyo)
Cleanup of building surroundingsCleanup of building surroundings
Emergency tank water supply to local residentsEmergency tank water supply to local residents

Overtime Hours Fact-Finding Survey and Appropriate Management

Tosei Asset Advisors strives for appropriate management of overtime hours, such as by having division/department heads monitor the overtime hours of executives and employees on a periodic basis and interviewing executives and employees working in excess of a certain amount of overtime hours as needed, to ensure that a healthy work environment is in place for executives and employees.

Support for Acquiring Qualifications

In addition to the support for acquiring qualifications that the Tosei Group offers to real estate brokerage or other qualification applicants, Tosei Asset Advisors has its own initiatives in the form of support for enhancement of the qualifications of executives and employees in that Tosei Asset Advisors pays for the ARES Certified Master annual fee for executives and employees who have acquired the qualification.

Harassment Countermeasures

The Risk & Compliance Office informs and also conducts training of executives and employees on a periodic basis on the prohibition of sexual harassment and power harassment (abuse of power).

Employee Satisfaction Questionnaire

Every year, as a member of the Tosei Group, executives and employees of Tosei Asset Advisors respond to the employee satisfaction questionnaire conducted by the Tosei Group.