Nissan has received its seventh consecutive gold award in Japan from the Work With Pride organisation for being an LGBTQ+-friendly workplace.
Nissan is striving to create a workplace that supports diversity, equity and inclusion, and values each employee. It aims to be a truly sustainable company that helps realise a cleaner, safer and more inclusive society.
Work With Pride promotes LGBTQ+-friendly human resource management practices and rates Japanese companies using its Pride Index. The index evaluates corporate policies for LGBTQ+ representation, awareness-raising, human resource systems and programmes, community work and public relations.
Nissan has expanded its initiatives to create a workplace that is comfortable for everyone. Nissan regularly holds e-learning, seminars and other educational activities for all employees to raise awareness and promote understanding of LGBTQ+.
In August 2019, Nissan started recognising same-sex marriages and common-law marriages for its marriage-leave programme and congratulatory payments.
An external consultation service was made available to employees from April 2023. In addition, Nissan will expand its support of the company’s LGBTQ+ employee resource group with executive sponsorship and recognising activities organised by the group.
Nissan’s external initiatives include sponsoring and participating in the Tokyo Rainbow Pride – the largest event of its kind in Japan. In addition, it also supported the event as a member of Specified Nonprofit Corporation Tokyo Rainbow Pride, the host organisation.
Globally, Nissan will continue its efforts to create an inclusive work environment where all employees can reach their full potential.