First 2021 Japan Book Partners Confirmed

The final 3 partners joining Together, She Soars to share their collective wisdom in pursuit of a more gender-equal Japan are… Japan Coca Cola, Coca Cola Bottlers & VMware!

These brands will share the stage with other organisations pioneering gender equality in Japan: Salesforce, Adobe, Morgan Stanley, Amundi, Bosch Japan, Deloitte, Hilti, Nissan & Philip Morris.

Over the coming weeks and months, you will receive exclusive insights into their stories, how they have fostered truly diverse and inclusive cultures and how they are equipping their female leaders to advance. 

About the project

The Dream Collective are uniting business leaders, KOL’s and advocates of change from some of Japan’s most established brands to contribute to our book to be released in 2021 “Together, She…”. 

The book will contain personal stories from individuals and organisations on how they empowered, mentored, sponsored or supported women in their lives to reach their full potential and collectively sponsor a minimum of 100 high-potential young professional women into leadership development training.

In light of the coronavirus pandemic and the significant shifts in the corporate landscape in Japan, the book will focus on stories around how participating businesses:

  • Created innovation from a crisis and how that contributed to female advancement.
  • Showed resilience in their careers and leadership.
  • Bounced back from a difficult time / problem.
  • Created an environment for women to progress forward to their moonshot vision.

Turning the page

The 2021 book project has been developed off the momentum seen from the 2020 book project, Together, She Shines Brighter, which was joined by:

  • adidas
  • Starbucks
  • Grand Hyatt Tokyo
  • Unilever
  • Suntory
  • Johnson Controls Hitachi
  • LVMH 
  • Manabicia
  • Robert Walters Japan
  • Konica Minolta
  • Burton
  • Aman
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Cooper Vision
  • Lixil
  • Domo
  • Novartis
  • Recruit
  • Societe Generale
  • UCB

“What was important for us what to share our experiences, some of our failures and some of our successes but also be a part of a community of learners here in Japan – together we can share experiences and grow faster.”

 – Christelle Ravez, Head of HR, Novartis

“For 20 global companies to come together, regardless of being from different industries and to work as a collective towards the same goal and act on it, is an incredible opportunity to be part of.”

  – Kazumi Tsuji, Executive Officer, Bristol-Myers Squibb

“We have decided to join as a group of companies coming from the private and corporate world because we have the belief that we must join our forces to set the tone and stimulate the public world to innovate and step change their vision in this particular society of Japan. The future of Japan is women.”

– Stephane Voyer, Head of HR, LVMH

View the Together, She Shines Brighter Japan campaign page here.
Purchase the book here.

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