Diversity

USS respects the individuality of its employees, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, religion, creed, or disability. We are also committed to creating a work environment where employees can develop their abilities and respect each other's individuality.

Initiatives for Women's Advancement

In April 2021, we developed and announced an action plan (plan period April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2026) in compliance with the Act on Promotion of Women's Participation and Advancement in the Workplace. We are committed to taking actions to achieve the goals set forth in the plan.

Goals and Actions

Goal 1
Aim to increase the percentage of female managers (Deputy Chief or higher positions) to 8% or higher of all employees
* Percentage of female managers at the start of the plan: 6.1%

Actions

  • Raise the motivation of female employees to take on the challenge of becoming managers
  • By offering an improved childcare leave system, reduce the number of female employees resigning from the company after childbirth, thus increasing the length of service of female employees at the company.
Goal 2
Increase the percentage of employees taking paid leave to 60%
* Percentage employees taking paid leave at the start of the plan: 50.6%

Actions

  • Increase the percentage of employees taking paid leave by efficiently running the planned paid leave system
  • Lower employees' work load by improving work efficiency