Founded in 1997 by Japanese businessman Hiroshi Mikitani. One of the world's largest e-commerce companies, with operations in 30 countries and 1.3 billion users worldwide. Its e-commerce platform Rakuten Ichiba is the largest in Japan, often referred to as "the Amazon of Japan".
In 2020, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of A.
Source: CDP (2020)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 61/100 in the Retailing category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2021)
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: commit to 100% renewable power.
Source: We Mean Business (2020)
This company has a number of sustainability claims on its website.
Source: company website (2020)
In 2020, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts towards removing commodity-driven deforestation and forest degradation from its direct operations and supply chains. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Forests Score of C.
Source: CDP (2020)
|Revenue||US$10 billion in 2018|
|Employees||18,364 in 2019|
Products / BrandsRakuten