OKAYAMA, Japan – October 26, 2018
Véronique Sarlat-Depotte, Alliance Executive Vice President, Purchasing and Alliance Purchasing organization Chairman and managing Director, held a lecture “Women’s active roles in organizations that lead to organizational growth” at Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
To be successful in a global economy, companies depend on their ability to understand and reflect a range of human characteristics found in all the markets where they operate.
In a perfect world, the workplace would mirror the diverse reality of the marketplace in order to meet the needs and the aspirations of customers.
Diversity becomes an increasingly strategic imperative as frontiers fade and competition intensifies.
“Within the Alliance, our strength relies on the multiplicity of our profiles.” said Véronique Sarlat-Depotte. “Our diversity boosts our innovation.”
Figures on gender Diversity within the Alliance (2017):
Groupe Renault: At end-2017, women accounted for 24.8% of the workforce & 43.7% of the Board members
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. 10.1% of managerial positions in Japan are held by women in 2017 – 14% at Nissan
Mitsubishi Motors set a goal of 100 women working at management level by the end of fiscal year 2020, compared to 62 today. (April 2018)