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Endorsement of the Viewpoint on Marriage Equality by the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ)

Nishimura & Asahi endorses “Support the Recruitment and Retention of Talent by Instituting Marriage Equality,” the viewpoint recommending that the Government of Japan extend freedom of marriage to same-sex couples in Japan, published by the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ).

In line with our firm’s adoption of a policy of proactively promoting diversity and inclusion (“D&I”), we established the D&I Promotion Council, which is comprised of our lawyers, other professionals, and staff; furthermore, we have begun activities to implement specific measures, including the above mentioned endorsement, in accordance with the policy. Prior to that, we established the Diversity Promotion Office as a dedicated organization within our firm to promote diversity and inclusion, which cooperates with the D&I Promotion Council to work on D&I related services.