diversity

Rakuten Golden Kids

Working better for working parents

The number of women in the workforce in Japan is on the rise. An annual white paper released this month by the Gender Equality Bureau of the Cabinet Office reve...
Rainbow-themed Viber sticker for LGBT equality in Japan

Proud to get in step on LGBT equality

Recently, Japan has been making progress on the issue of LGBT equality. Shibuya and Setagaya Wards in Tokyo along with the regional cities of Takarazuka (Hyogo ...
Workforce diversity at Rakuten.

The diversity dividend

At Rakuten, we consider ourselves marathon runners. We are in our business and our communities for the long haul. That's one of the reasons we think very seriou...

Go Global But Stay True To Your Roots

Eighty percent of new engineers joining Rakuten are now non-Japanese. This is a number I am very proud of. Wherever I go in the world, people ask me why this is...