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January 29, 2013

Nissan Opens a Daycare Center in its Global Headquarters

  • Opens Nissan's third in-house daycare center at its facilities in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area
  • Nissan is continuously working to offer flexible working arrangements which enable employees to balance work with family responsibilities, including childcare

YOKOHAMA, Japan (January 29, 2013) Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the opening of "March Land Minatomirai", an in-house daycare center located on the 6th floor of its Global Headquarters in Yokohama, Japan. This is the company's third in-house daycare center, following the "March Land Atsugi" located in Nissan's Technical Center and "March Land Atsugi Axt" in its Nissan Global Information System Center.

Nissan helps its employees maximize their potential by providing support programs and the necessary infrastructure which is aligned with their life stage to assist them in striking a balance between work and family responsibilities, such as childcare. The Nissan Global Headquarters has many employees who are entering the life stage where childcare is a significant part of their lives. Additionally, Nissan strongly supports motivated employees who are making an effort to manage both work and childcare by providing a positive environment that helps facilitate a smooth transition when they return to work.

Nissan is committed to diversity to ensure that we meet with the diverse needs of our customers and achieve sustainable growth for all stakeholders.

Overview of the daycare center
Name: March Land Minatomirai
Location: Nissan Global Headquarters 6F, 1-1, Takashima 1-chome, Nishi-ku Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
Opening date: January 29, 2013
Capacity: 9 children
Eligible: children of Nissan employees, aged 0 (8 weeks) to 2 (until March 31)
Service hours: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Nissan work days
Area: Approx. 130m2
Company operating the center: PASONA FOSTER      PASONA FOSTER

Photos

March Land Minatomirai Photos

March Land Minatomirai Photos


Kurumin Mark

Nissan has been awarded the Kurumin Mark, a certification for companies complying
with childcare support standards, three times.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.8 million vehicles in 2011, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($US118.95 billion). With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades, including the prestigious 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards.

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