Standing Desks Help to Raise Productivity and Promote Health

April 6, 2016
by RNN

Rakuten relocated its headquarters in central Tokyo to the suburb Futakotamagawa in September 2015. In order to support the health and encourage effective work of employees, innovative standing desks have been introduced at the new office Rakuten Crimson House. In this video report, RNN speaks to a leader in research on the effects of sitting versus standing, Professor Koichiro Oka of Waseda University in Tokyo. Find out about the objectives of Rakuten in introducing these desks and the effects they are expected to bring about to the work place.

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