New ONE Gas ESG Report Highlights Kansas Gas Service’s Community Involvement and Sustainability Progress in Kansas
ONE Gas, the parent company of Kansas Gas Service, has released its 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, which outlines the company’s commitment to safe operations, responsible environmental stewardship and an inclusive and diverse work culture.
“Natural gas plays an essential role in Kansas’ transition to a carbon-neutral energy future, and we are actively working toward that future,” said Sean Postlethwait, vice president of Operations for Kansas Gas Service. “This report highlights our commitment to provide safe, reliable and affordable natural gas service to our customers, now and into the future.”
Some highlights from Kansas in the report include:
- Energy-Efficient Hutchinson South Service Center
In 2021, the company completed construction on the Hutchinson South Service Center using new energy-efficient building standards including:
- Automated lighting system and brightness sensors.
- Automated thermostat control and more efficient HVACs.
- Stormwater capture to aerate low-impact landscaping.
- Low Income Support
The Kansas Gas Service Customer Service team offered in-person workshops around the state to guide customers through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program application process.
- Community Giving
The ONE Gas Foundation donated more than $400,000 across the state of Kansas to support community enrichment and development.
“Our ESG report outlines the vision and progress toward a more sustainable future for all the communities we serve,” Postlethwait said.
The full ONE Gas ESG report is available at esg.onegas.com.
About ONE Gas
ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) is a 100-percent regulated natural gas utility, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “OGS.” ONE Gas is included in the S&P MidCap 400 Index and is one of the largest natural gas utilities in the United States.
Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, ONE Gas provides a reliable and affordable energy choice to more than 2.3 million customers in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Its divisions include Kansas Gas Service, the largest natural gas distributor in Kansas; Oklahoma Natural Gas, the largest in Oklahoma; and Texas Gas Service, the third largest in Texas, in terms of customers.