Naotsune Alliance, a financial adviser for the world of business that provides discretionary investment advisory services for individual clients, wealthy families, institutional investors and investment trusts is pleased to announce ahead of the event that the theme of the 2018 International Women’s Day campaign is Initiative for Equality and respecting and valuing differences in the workplace.
More than 500 of the industry workforces from all over Japan have shared what makes them different for a montage of photographs that have been collated into a film clip.
Over employees who work in Naotsune Alliance’s network of affiliates who agreed to take part in the initiative. Using the slogan, ‘Celebrate diversity…’ they will be photographed celebrating their individual differences. These pictures will be collated into a short video montage for release on social media after the event.
The initiative aims to promote the value that diversity and inclusion bring to the workplace. It recognizes everyone is different but this should not hinder people working together. In fact, mixed teams are able to look at issues from different perspectives and, as a result, formulate better solutions.
Rena Kojima, Head of Corporate Responsibility at Naotsune Alliance, commented: “Naotsune Alliance fundamentally believes that an inclusive culture which embraces difference can bring huge benefits. This initiative – coinciding with International Women’s Day – aims to celebrate the huge range of different people who work for Naotsune Alliance. We employ 500 people around the world so it is in our interests to understand and promote the importance of diversity. Employing people who are different to one another means you get different views, more debate and better reasoned decision-making.”
About Naotsune Alliance
Naotsune Alliance is a financial adviser for the world of business, a world in which community is key. The company’s memberships, partnerships and associations are chosen with care, and its selectiveness ensures it is connected to the right people and have access to the best and most up-to-date knowledge. Our main products are Japanese equity funds utilizing Naotsune Alliance’s research ability for Japanese companies cantered on mid-small cap companies, start-ups and IPOs. Naotsune Alliance also manages funds with external asset managers and funds managed by prominent asset managers located all over the world.