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About Rakuten Asia Pte. Ltd.
Situated in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, Rakuten Asia Pte. Ltd. is Rakuten’s Asia Regional Headquarters. Established in August 2012 as part of Rakuten’s global expansion strategy, Rakuten Asia comprises various businesses that provide essential value-added services to Rakuten’s global ecosystem. Through advertisement product development, product strategy and data management, among others, Rakuten Asia is strengthening Rakuten Group’s core competencies to take the lead in an increasingly digitalized world.
About Rakuten Group, Inc.
Rakuten Group, Inc. (TSE: 4755) is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded in Tokyo in 1997 as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications to approximately 1.7 billion members around the world. The Rakuten Group has approximately 32,000 employees, and operations in 30 countries and regions. For more information visit https://global.rakuten.com/corp/.
Source: Great Place to Work® 2019 Global Employee Engagement Study
It’s the 3rd year in a row that Rakuten Singapore has been certified as a Great Place to Work! This is a great recognition by our employees.
We take pride in nurturing a culture that fosters open communication, collaboration, commitment, empowerment, respect and equity. There is more than one way to provide such environment, but it is the unity of One Rakuten with a common vision that sets us apart.
CEO, Rakuten Asia
ABOUT OUR METHOLOGY
To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.
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The Best Workplaces in Asia List
Great Place to Work® identifies the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asian and Middle Eastern regions with the publication of the annual Best Workplaces in Asia list. The list recognizes companies in three size categories:
To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in the region, which includes Greater China (covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and UAE. For the 2021 Asia List, companies ranked on the national list in the Philippines will also be included. Multinational organizations must meet the following requirements:
Multinationals also receive additional credit for their efforts to successfully create an excellent workplace culture in multiple countries in the region. The data used in the calculation of the regional list comes from national lists published in 2019 and early 2020.