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Nissan Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion


Across the U.S., Canada, and South America, our Corporate Diversity Initiative aims to improve business results by ensuring that our core businesses (Sales, Marketing and Distribution, Manufacturing, Research & Development, Design, Procurement, and administrative support functions) meet the distinct needs of an increasingly diverse customer base and labor market.

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Nissan Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report 2023

Nissan Group of the Americas is committed to creating a culture where everyone belongs and employees, customers, and partners feel respected, valued, and heard.

See how Nissan Americas is demonstrating our commitment across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and South America in the 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report.

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Pillars, Plan & Success Metrics

People - Unlock every employee's potential to do the best work of their life.
Culture - Build a safe space where curiosity and openness drive innovation.
Partners - We’re working at the local and national level to support our communities through various partnerships and funding programs


Unlock every employee's potential to do the best work of their life.

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Equal Opportunities at Nissan

Nissan is an equal opportunity employer. It is Nissan’s policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants with regard to company decisions related to employment, training, retention, promotion, transfers, discipline and termination.

Nissan treats all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competence and without regard to any individual’s age, disability, race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression/identity, marital or veteran status or additional characteristics protected by applicable state, provincial or federal law.


Build a safe space where curiosity and openness drive innovation.

Diverse group smiling beside a Nissan SUV, highlighting Nissan's supplier diversity.

Supplier Diversity

Involving diversity and inclusion into our supplier strategy is key in our goals to mirror the diversity of our customers and the communities where we do business.

We are committed to procuring innovative goods and services, retailing our cars and communicating from a diverse perspective to offer customers competitively designed market-driven products.

Supporting Initiatives

Nissan's diversity program for dealers.

Dealer Diversity

Nissan’s Dealer Diversity program is the first of its kind for the company and the genesis of our recent increase in minority dealers.


Create avenues of opportunity in our industry for employees, customers, dealers, suppliers and the community.

Nissan Foundation aids groups fostering respect among cultures.

The Nissan Foundation

The mission of the Nissan Foundation is to build community by valuing cultural diversity. Created in 1992 as a compassionate response to the Rodney King trial verdict and subsequent riots in Southern California, the Nissan Foundation awards grants each summer to organizations promoting respect and understanding among cultural and ethnic groups.

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Nissan Programs

Nissan has 10 Business Synergy Teams (BSTs) in the U.S. and Canada that foster connections and promote an inclusive company culture. The BSTs include:

Black Employees of Nissan (BEN)
Gay Straight Alliance at Nissan (GSAN)
Interfaith (iN)
Multicultural (MBST)
Nissan Alliance of Parents (NAP)
The Green Team
Veterans (VBST)
Wellness at Work
Women (WBST)