In 1992, following three weeks of civil unrest in Southern California, the Nissan Foundation was created to support programs that educate people about the value of cultural diversity in American society.
Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, briefed the media about their companies' expanding partnership at a press event earlier this month during the Paris Motor Show.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance, the world's fourth-largest automotive group, continues to make progress in its commitment to closing the gender gap, with both companies reporting a rise in the percentage of women in manager-level positions globally in 2013 compared with the previous year.
Nissan has been named one of the world's most valuable brands for 2014, according to Interbrand, the world-leading brand consultancy. In the Best Global Brands Study, released today by Interbrand, Nissan ranked 56, up from 65 in 2013.