Sojitz Selected as “Nadeshiko Brand” for Sixth Consecutive Year
– Promoting Women to Increase Competitiveness –
Mar. 23, 2022
Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) has been named a “Nadeshiko Brand 2022” company, a designation that recognizes Sojitz as a listed enterprise for its exceptional work to promote the success of women in the workplace. This year marks the sixth consecutive year Sojitz has received this designation.
Sojitz values diversity as a competitive advantage and sees the promotion of women in the workplace as essential to pursuing further competitiveness. To realize these objectives, Sojitz is working to build an environment in which all employees can excel, regardless of gender, to ensure mid-to long-term growth. Sojitz aims to increase the percentage of female employees to approximately 50% during the 2030s and to establish an environment that supports women throughout their careers at every life stage by facilitating a smooth return after childcare leave, flexible working styles, and expansion of the parental leave system.
Sojitz will continue to expand the scope of women’s roles within the company, increasing the number of female employees in decision-making positions. By creating a leadership pipeline with women at each career stage, Sojitz will continue to support female employees in acquiring experience to realize their career objectives through the following initiatives in FY2021.
Additionally, Sojitz has expanded its health support offerings as of April 2022 to include infertility treatments for female employees.
Sojitz will continue to promote women as a driving force for sustainable growth and to realize value creation.
・Sojitz’s initiatives to promote women in the workplac
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