Contribute to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship
Our basic business philosophy calls for the empowerment of individuals and society through innovation. We contribute to social innovation and enrichment by creating growth opportunities for as many people as possible through the provision of services that ensure a high standard of satisfaction for both users and partner enterprises. Through these activities, we aim to maximize shareholder value and the corporate value of Rakuten Group, and to become a Global Innovation Company.
Rakuten Shugi (Rakuten Basic Principles)
The above corporate philosophy is embodied in Rakuten Shugi (Rakuten Basic Principles). Rakuten Shugi forms the foundation of Rakuten Group, and is an important way of thinking to guide all officers and employees. Rakuten Shugi consists of the Rakuten Group Code of Ethics, Eight Shared Worldwide Practices, Brand Concepts and Five Principles for Success. Amongst them, the Rakuten Group Code of Ethics, Brand Concepts and Five Principles for Success are crucial to fully understanding Rakuten, so we explain them here.
Rakuten Group Code of Ethics
In line with our vision as a Global Innovation Company, and with our Brand Concepts as our guide, we, as members of Rakuten Group, adhere to the highest ethical standards while maximizing Rakuten Group's value to shareholders and making positive contributions to society.
Brand Concepts represent values that we aim to realize through the businesses and other activities of Rakuten Group.
Five Principles for Success
Rakuten Group is committed to empowering individuals and society to realize dreams and achieve success. The Five Principles for Success are designed to keep each of us on track, to ensure we make continuous progress toward our ultimate goals.