For a changing world
Causes We Care About
In 2030, 6.4 million labor force shortage is estimated in Japan. *1 A quarter of the decline will be reduced if more seniors participate in the labor market. *2 We will rely more on senior's wide knowledge.
*1,2. Persol research institution
Approx. 80% of Japanese seniors want to continue working actively.*3 They want to take the opportunity to live a self-determined life and finally pursue their passion-driven jobs. These pioneer generations may emerge.
*3. "Aging society report in 2017", Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
However, 48% of big corporations relegate older managerial workers to lower positions based on age limit, typically at the age of 50 regardless of their competencies.*4 We need to combat such age discrimination before the labor force shortage becomes too serious and nurture motivated pioneer senior talents who remain in the labor market.
*4. Japan Business Federation in 2015