Published on : Monday, February 13, 2017
ANA HOLDINGS today announces that it has signed the CEO Statement for Women’s Empowerment Principles(WEP)*1, an initiative created in collaboration with United Nations Women and United Nations Global Compact, to bolster gender equality in high-level corporate leadership.
ANA HOLDINGS is committed to improving gender equality and women’s empowerment. Its airline, ANA, which is the largest in Japan, has four women on its board and has a target to achieve women in 15% of management positions by the end of FY2020.
The CEO Statement of Support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles is designed to encourage signatories to take leadership on gender equality and women’s empowerment, domestically and globally. ANA HOLDINGS supports this principle and has also agreed to partner with UN Women and UN Global Compact to become a pilot company for WEPs GAP Analysis Tool*2.
ANA HOLDINGS as a group will also continue to contribute to the establishment of Sustainable Development Goals*3.