Nissan: Nissan earns ideal measure in Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index for fourth uninterrupted year

Posted on 05. Dec, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan North America warranted a ideal measure of 100 on a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation Corporate Equality Index for a fourth year in a quarrel for a LGBTQ-inclusive policies and a joining to a LGBTQ community. The ranking earns Nissan nomination as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”

Annually, a HRC Foundation administers a inhabitant benchmarking consult assessing companies on a set of extensive criteria. Among them is either a house maintains equal practice event policies that embody passionate course and gender identity. Demonstration of organizational LGBTQ competency by training opposite levels within a classification is another pattern on that companies are assessed. A final pattern is an organization’s open joining to LGBTQ-specific efforts including retailer farrago and marketing.

“We’re committed to farrago within a workplace, and Nissan has reason to be unapproachable of a thorough policies and open practices with a ideal measure on a HRC Foundation Corporate Equality Index,” says Rebecca Vest, clamp president, Corporate Development and Social Responsibility, Nissan North America, Inc. “The Human Rights Campaign is doing critical work to support a LGBTQ colleagues, friends and family members in their efforts to live and work in safe, thorough environments where they can thrive. Nissan stays committed to fostering a enlightenment of inclusion for all LGBTQ individuals.”

Nissan updated several of a corporate policies, including a free grant policy, this year to embody ‘gender expression/identity’ as partial of a stable characteristics (“…age, disability, race, ethnicity, inhabitant origin, color, religion, gender, passionate orientation, gender expression/identity, marital or maestro standing or additional characteristics stable by germane state, provincial or sovereign law.”)

Nissan has a many different consumer bottom of any automotive manufacturer and is an fervent believer of a LGBTQ community. Since 2013, Nissan’s worker affinity group, famous as a Gay Straight Alliance during Nissan (GSAN), has been an inner apparatus for all LGBTQ employees and a matter for continued support of and overdo to a LGBTQ village both within and outward a company. GSAN’s efforts have resulted in Nissan joining with a incomparable LGBTQ village during a operation of Pride festivals opposite a nation and impasse with Nashville’s LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce. This year, Nissan furthered a joining to a LGBTQ village by partnering with Out Equal Workplace Advocates and several GSAN members participated during a Out Equal Workplace Summit.

On a selling front, Nissan once again sponsored a Gay Softball World Series in Austin in August, an tusk of a partnership with a North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA). Nissan’s 2016 impasse with internal NAGAAA softball leagues has enclosed sponsorship of some-more Pride events in cities opposite a country, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orlando and New York. Nissan is also a unite of a National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association’s annual gathering and other informal LGBTQ events and groups.

Detailed information on a HRC Foundation’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index can be found on a HRC website during www.hrc.org/cei.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Company, Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2015, a association sole some-more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating income of 12.2 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan manages operations in 6 regions: ASEAN Oceania; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America and North America. Nissan has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and Mitsubishi Motors given 2016 underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance.

For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/. You can also follow @NissanMotor on Twitter.

 

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