LGBTQCreating a workplace where everyone can feel comfortable working as themselves, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity
Revision of Internal Regulations
In October 2019, we revised 14 internal regulations, such as adding “a person who is a de facto marriage partner or in a partner relationship” to the definition of “spouse” in order to give de facto marriage partners, including same-sex marriage partners, equal treatment to legally married couples.
Visible LGBTQ allies
In 2019, a group of eight employee started acting as visible LGBTQ allies and they have been responding directly to inquiries and consultation requests from LGBTQ employees.
- *Ally: Someone who understands the situation of, and strongly supports, LGBTQ individuals
Rated “Gold” in the PRIDE Index 2022
NEC was awarded the highest rating of “Gold” in the PRIDE Index 2022 for the third consecutive year, a rating for companies’ and organizations’ initiatives related to sexual minorities, including the LGBTQ community, formulated by the NPO work with Pride.
We met the evaluation criteria in all indices: Policy (Action Declaration), Representation (LGBTQ Network), Inspiration (Raising Awareness), Development (Human Resource Management Policy and Programs), and Engagement/Empowerment (Social Responsibility).
Dive into Inclusion & Diversity Vol. 5 “Considering a colorful world where individuals are given the opportunity to shine in their own color with the monk who wears heels, Kodo Nishimura”
Dive into Inclusion & Diversity is an in-house online seminar. In celebration of Pride Month, NEC invited Kodo Nishimura, a Buddhist monk, makeup artist, and member of the LGBTQ community, to be the guest speaker.
Dive into Inclusion & Diversity Vol. 3 “Talk with Mika Imai, a filmmaker who lives in the visual world, on efforts toward the realization of an inclusive society”
Dive into Inclusion & Diversity is an in-house online seminar held every few months to update knowledge on inclusion and diversity.
This time, we welcomed filmmaker Mika Imai as a guest speaker.
Dive into Inclusion & Diversity Vol. 1 “Steps toward becoming a society where anyone can thrive as described by our LGBTQ guests”
Dive into Inclusion & Diversity is an in-house online seminar held every few months to update knowledge on inclusion and diversity .This time, in honor of Pride Month in June, we invited two LGBTQ people to speak on the topic of “Steps toward becoming a society where anyone can thrive as described by our LGBTQ guests”.