Toshiba Corporation announced a new Toshiba Group Policy on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) that takes Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives promoted by the Group to a new level with the addition of Equity (E) and Belonging (B). The policy applies to all executives and employees of Toshiba Group in Japan and overseas.

The addition of E represents fair provision of opportunities that allow all employees to take on challenges and flourish, so that all employees are able to maximize their abilities and contribute to the organization. B indicates realizing circumstances where each individual feels that, “As a member of the organization, I am in a place where I can make the most of myself,” leading to higher engagement, productivity, and employee retention.

The policy summarizes an approach to DEIB closely attuned to the times. Toshiba Group will use it to foster a corporate culture in which all employees can turn their diversity into strengths, find fulfillment in working for the Group, and feel that they are growing by taking on various challenges while maximizing their individual capabilities.

Toshiba Group Policy on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Since establishing an organization to promote D&I in 2004, under the direct control of the CEO, Toshiba Group has promoted D&I as part of the management strategy. Today, a close alignment of management goals and human resources policy is essential, and awareness of the importance of information disclosure on diversity and human capital is increasing globally. With the new policy, Toshiba Group intends to improve employee engagement and also to promote stakeholder understanding of the Group by communicating its basic stance on the participation of diverse human resources in an easy-to-understand manner.

Guided by the basic commitment of “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba Group will further strengthen its efforts to promote diversity based on the DEIB policy, with the aim of achieving both employee and company growth.

Toshiba Group DEIB Policy Website

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