Nissan: signed the “United Nations Principles of Women’s Empowerment”

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Nissan subscribes to the “United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles”. The company underlines its commitment to the empowerment of women in the workplace

Nissan underlined its commitment to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace. All that signing the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles. Established by UN Women and the UN Global Compact, WEPs offer guidance to businesses; a guide on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community at large.

Implementing the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles will further boost Nissan’s work to support women in the workplace,

said President and CEO Makoto Uchida. Who then added:

It will help us become as equitable and inclusive as we are diverse. Nissan has a moral responsibility to reflect the world we want to live in, driving innovation to enrich people’s lives by combining our diverse insights and knowledge. We continue to hold ourselves accountable and invest in initiatives that will benefit future generations. This signature demonstrates our commitment.

Nissan: signed the "United Nations Principles of Women

Details of the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles endorsed by Nissan

Nissan has long supported initiatives that provide advancement opportunities for women in a traditionally male-dominated industrythe. Between these:

  • specific initiatives for the development of female talents,
  • a women’s leadership program
  • and a framework to support employees in reconciling work with caring for their children,
  • nursing care and other activities.

Consequentially, the percentage of female managers at Nissan globally increased from 6.7% in 2008 to 15.5% as of March 2023. Women represent 10.4% of Nissan executives in Japan, where the manufacturing sector average is 5.1% for companies with 1,000 or more employees.

Nissan will continue to intensify its efforts to create a work environment where people feel valued and respected for who they are and their contributions. The company will expand diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to support every employee and encourage communication. Nissan is committed to being a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive company, empowering everyone to bring their best, most authentic selves to work.

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