Nikkei Inc. is the largest business media organization in Asia and as owners of the Financial Times, one of the largest financial newspaper companies in the world. The group's business portfolio includes publishing, broadcasting, skills training, and the Nikkei 225 stock index. With approximately 3 million subscribers in Japan alone, its flagship media, The Nikkei, is widely regarded as the reference point for those who do business, conduct politics and make decisions in the region. Pearson and Nikkei have been strategic partners in the field of business English skills training since 2013.
A core philosophy of Nikkei has been to champion fair and impartial journalism of a high quality from a global viewpoint. To this end, the business relies on a global network of 37 offices and bureaus, as well as many partnerships with foreign media companies, to gather information and broadcast Asian news to the world. Naturally this all happens in the medium of English. The ability to communicate in English has helped Nikkei to integrate with new acquisitions, reach new audiences and successfully realize global business ventures.