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Tokyo’s Olympic organizing committee is moving closer to pushing sponsors to declare gender equality and diversity goals as it looks to overcome a series of public gaffes.

The organizer of the Tokyo Games plans to unveil its own pledge to advance equality and inclusion next month, Chief Executive Officer Toshiro Muto said at a briefing earlier in the week, without elaborating. Mikako Kotani, who leads the organizer’s push to promote gender equality, said in a March interview that the Tokyo committee would follow up by asking sponsor companies, sports bodies and educational institutions to unveil their own targets.

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