Awards and Recognitions

  • MSCI Indexes

    In 2019, Rakuten was selected again as an index component for the MSCI ESG Leaders Index and Japan ESG Select Leaders Index for its high Environmental, Social and Governance performances. Rakuten was also selected for the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index, which lists Japanese companies that exhibit a commitment towards promoting and maintaining high level of gender diversity among their workforce, while maintaining superior financial quality. 

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  • FTSE4Good Index Series

    In 2019, Rakuten has been selected as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series published by FTSE Russell, an investment index calculator wholly owned by the London Stock Exchange. The index consists of companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices. We were also selected for the FTSE Blossom Japan Index which consists of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices.
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index

    Rakuten was selected as a constituent for 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Switzerland-based RobecoSAM. The index is composed of listed companies in Asia Pacific which excel in long-term sustainability strategies and practices.
  • S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

    Rakuten was selected as an index constituent for S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index which was designed to measure the performance of companies in the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) published by Tokyo Stock Exchange, while overweighting or underweighting those companies that have lower or higher levels of carbon emissions per unit of revenue.
  • Work with PRIDE Index

    In 2018, Rakuten again achieved Gold Level in the PRIDE Index of “Work with Pride," an organization that promotes LGBT diversity-management initiatives in Japan. We were also selected as company with "Best Practice" in 2018.
  • Annual Randstad Awards 2019 Index

    Rakuten’s appeal as a great place to work was highlighted as the Japan edition of the annual Randstad Awards 2019 were announced in Tokyo. Rakuten placed 6th overall in the general ranking, and took the top spot in its category of "Information and Communications/Services" companies.
  • Certified B Corporations – Rakuten OverDrive

    Rakuten Overdrive, Rakuten’s digital library service, was awarded the B Corporation Certification, which recognizes for-profit companies meeting rigorous social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. 
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