Sector: Automotive

Globally, Nissan employs over 130,000 staff with 7,000 of those across sites in the UK, from the design studio in London, to research & development in Bedfordshire, to the manufacturing plant in Sunderland. Nissan believes that diversity makes us stronger, leading to creative solutions and innovative ways of thinking, which in turn leads to a better customer experience. Pursuing a goal of zero emissions and zero fatalities on the road, Nissan is leading the field with its vision of Intelligent Mobility. Designed to guide Nissan's product and technology pipeline, this 360 degree approach to the future of mobility will anchor critical company decisions around how cars are powered, how cars are driven, and how cars integrate into society.

Why signing up to Pride 365 is important to Nissan GB?

Nissan GB wants its employees to be able to work in a worry-free, “best-self” manner, pursuing their careers regardless of gender, orientation, ability, heritage or any other factors.

Nissan believes diversity makes us all stronger – it leads to creative solutions and innovative ways of thinking, in turn leading to a better customer experience.

Our partnership with Pride 365 is important to helping us improve inclusivity in our workplace and our communities, particularly for our LGBTQ+ employees, by fostering a culture of respect and appreciation amongst colleagues from all backgrounds.

Why community and being authentic is important to the brand?

Nissan’s goal is to enrich people’s lives by pursuing zero emissions, zero fatalities, and zero inequality, both in our company and also our communities. Through credible activities that contribute to these goals, we will realize a cleaner, safer, more inclusive society. We will also improve the relationship we have with our customers through better representation and appreciation of their rich and diverse backgrounds.

Nissan’s Pledge

Nissan (GB) pledge to play our part in improving inclusivity in the workplace and society and be instrumental in bringing about an end to the corporate appropriation of the LGBT+ community to help create a world of inclusion for all.
We have made the following commitments:

Commitment 1

We will be public and open in support of LGBT+ inclusion 365 days a year by promoting our partnership with Pride 365.  We will apply the Pride 365 designation across company websites, social media, corporate communications and public relations activity.

Commitment 2

We will carry out the following inclusion activity during 2021 and 2022:

  • Undertake an audit of our advertising, marketing, and scripts for television.
  • Create an LGBTQ+ ally network

We pledge that these commitments will be carried out by May 31st 2022.