Japanese employment: engaging for greater equality - Federated Hermes

Japan is renowned for its strong dedication to work and the country has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world. Yet working hours are lengthy, there are two classes of employees and women are an underutilised force in the workplace.

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... While there is a need for progress across the board, some of the Japanese companies in Federated Hermes' SDG Engagement Equity Fund have taken steps to improve their hiring practices.

Going forward, Federated Hermes intend to focus on this agenda with these firms.

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