In his current role as Group Senior Vice President of Fast Retailing, Yukihiro Nitta’s area of direct responsibility is Sustainability. As part of the corporate governance framework at Fast Retailing, he is Chairman of Sustainability Committee and Business Ethics Committee, as well as a member of Code of Conduct Committee, Human Rights Committee and Risk Management Committee.

One of his main missions in the field of sustainability is to respect human rights and to provide a better working environment throughout the supply chain. Moreover, he is focusing on environmental challenges such as climate change, the circular economy, water, waste material and chemical management. While overseeing Fast Retailing Group’s global sustainability initiatives, Yukihiro also acts as CEO of Grameen UNIQLO, a social business established by Fast Retailing in Bangladesh in 2010, together with the Grameen Bank.