Business Continuity Measures

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Business Continuity
1. Natural Disaster Measures:
Controls: In the event of an earthquake that measures 5-upper or higher on the seismic intensity scale in Japan or other natural disasters that cause heavy damage to Nissan’s business activities, A first response team that is organized by the main units of the global disaster headquarters will gather information and decide those action that need to be taken on the basis of the information. If it so necessitates, the Global Disaster HQ and Regional Disaster HQ will be put into place in order to gather information about employees’ safety and the facility’s damage situation and to work towards business continuity.
Policy and Principles on the Event of an Earthquake:
1. Human life would be the
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Status of infections can be monitored through developed reporting lines between the global response and the regional team.
Controls: The countermeasures promoted by Nissan towards this cause are based on 3 basic principles.
1. Employees’ health and lives priority
2. Spread of infection prevention
3. Business continuity in operations
Nissan stipulates certain actions that need to be taken by employees, companies and sections in the ‘Guidelines for employees’ action’ and have kept employees always informed.

3. Countermeasures for Production Continuity Risks:

Nissan has carried out several counter-measures to safeguard physical infrastructure like reinforcement of buildings and other facilities as well as quakeproofing them. It maintains an operations recovery manual to reduce the recovery time and regularly executed business continuity simulation drills. It also seeks to strengthen the resilience of the global production network by establishing plans for parts exports also to enable operations at overseas units. Nissan has several designated critical facilities across the globe that play a pivotal role in ensuring business
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Sustainable development of the society is at the core of Nissan’s CSR initiatives.

Opportunities for an automobile company are wide-spread, interconnected and often overlapping. Keeping the customer at the center of all initiatives the opportunities can be classified depending on the stakeholders with whom Nissan interacts from business, economic and social setting.
1. Customer: Customer being the final beneficiary of all initiatives would emphasize greatly on safety both on and off roads. This involves quality safety technology used in the vehicles while also ensuring safety of pedestrians through awareness on safe driving and education.
In addition, consumers have become increasingly conscious of their carbon footprint and the impact of pollution on their environment and consequently lifestyle and well-being.
2. Component

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