We have received a lot of recognition from outside the Company. The following are some of the awards and other recognition we received.
Recruit Holdings' 2018 Annual Report Received Prizes in 4 Categories in the 2018 Vision Awards hosted by LACP（League of American Communications Professionals）in the United States.
Recruit Holdings' 2018 Annual Report received full scores on 5 out of 8 categories - "Report Cover," "Letter to Stakeholders," "Report Narrative," "Report Financials," and "Information Accessibility" - leading to the following awards.Award Categories: Silver Award／Top 5 Japanese Report／Outstanding Production Value／Technical Achievement Award
Recruit Holdings' 2018 Annual Report Received Bronze in the ARC award hosted by MerComm, Inc in the United States.
The ARC Award is one of the world's largest annual report competitions, and annual reports are scored using the criteria, Cover Design, Chairman's Letter, Writing, Interior Design, Financial Presentation, and Overall. The top 30% scoring annual reports won Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honors Awards. Recruit Holdings has won Bronze.
Inclusion in the ESG Indices
Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI)
DJSI is one of the global ESG indices developed by S&P Dow Jones and RobecoSAM. Recruit Holdings has been selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index 2019.
Recruit Holdings has won a prize at the Global SDG Awards, designed to increase private sector engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
At the Global SDG Awards held in Toronto, Canada, Recruit Group won a prize in the category "SDG10 Reduced Inequalities" for its Ribbon Model, which creates SDG domino effects (placing SDG 10 at the core of the business while also contributing to other SDG goals).
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Recruit Holdings' 2018 Annual Report was named as a finalist in two categories at Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2018
Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards honors and celebrates sustainability reporting leaders in Asia. Recruit Holdings' 2018 Annual Report was named as a finalist in two categories: "Asia's Best Online Sustainability Report" and "Asia's Best Diversity Reporting."
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Recruit Holdings' 2018 Annual Report was included among Excellent Integrated Reports by GPIF asset managers entrusted with domestic equity investment
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) asked 17 external asset managers entrusted with domestic equity investment to each nominate up to 10 excellent integrated reports. Those reports named excellent by four or more external asset managers were selected as "Excellent Integrated Reports."
Recruit Holdings' 2018 Annual Report received the comments below.
"The report provides a comprehensive summary on the review of the previous medium-term management plan and the progress of the current plan, in addition to materiality."
"It is clear how the company is trying to leverage future opportunities for value creation."
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Recruit Holdings has won 2 awards in 2 categories at the "2018 Sustainability Awards" hosted by the Business Intelligence Group in the United States.
Shogo Ikeuchi, CSO, CHRO, and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer, was awarded in the Sustainability Hero (Executive) category; an award for an executive individual within an organization whose efforts have improved the sustainability initiatives of the organization.
"Study Sapuri" and "Quipper" were awarded in the Sustainability Service of the Year; an award for a service that improves sustainability or is designed to be more eco-friendly than market alternatives.
"Geppo" was named a finalist in the Sustainability Service of the Year.
Recruit Holdings' 2017 Annual Report Received Prizes in 4 Categories in the 2017 Vision Awards hosted by LACP（League of American Communications Professionals）in the United States.
Recruit Holdings' 2017 Annual Report "Why are you here?" received full scores on 6 out of 8 categories - "Report Cover," "Letter to Stakeholders," "Report Narrative," "Report Financials," "Creativity," and "Message Clarity" - leading to the following awards.
Gold Award／Top Japanese Report／Top 80 Reports (Asia-Pacific Region)／Technical Achievement Award
Inclusion in the ESG Indices
FTSE Blossom Japan Index, and FTSE4Good Index Series
FTSE Russell designed ESG indices that select companies with strong ESG practices.
STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index
A group company of Deutsche Börse, STOXX, designed ESG indices that select companies that outperform ESG scores measured by Sustainalytics, ESG research company.
ECPI ESG World Equity
ECPI, based in Luxemberg and Milan, designed ESG indices that are composed by companies that meet a certain level in CSR performance.
Recruit Holdings selected for the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index.
On January 22, 2018, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. was selected for the 2018 Gender-Equality Index which was announced by Bloomberg. A total of 104 companies including Recruit Holdings were selected from around the world, among which were six Japanese companies.Find out more
Recruit Holdings selected for two ESG indices announced by GPIF.
Recruit Holdings was selected for two ESG indices which were announced by GPIF (Government Pension Investment Fund) on July 3, 2017. One of the two ESG indices is MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, which was developed by MSCI, a U.S. financial research company, and is composed of companies in the MSCI Japan IMI Top 500 Index selected for their high ESG rating. And the other index is MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) which was also developed by MSCI, and consists of companies in the MSCI Japan IMI Top 500 Index selected for their high percentages of female managers and women hired.
Recruit Holdings received the New Office Promotion Award of The 30th Nikkei New Office Awards.
We received the award in recognition of our intensive efforts to accelerate the creation of innovation by promoting remote working and enhancing office quality through work style reforms, and for accelerating the creation of innovation through refreshing oneself by creating various types of workplace in free address work spaces to encourage changes in posture and mind.Find out more (Japanese)
Indeed named to Top Workplace for LGBTQ Equality on the HRC Corporate Equality Index.
Indeed was named to Top Workplace for LGBTQ Equality on the HRC Corporate Equality Index.Find out more
Peoplebank received the award for Best Recruitment Company to Work For at the Recruitment International Awards.
In 2017, Peoplebank received the award for Best Recruitment Company to Work For at the Recruitment International Awards. The Company was recognized for its investment in staff development, including its online learning platform available to all staff and its training program for developing leadership skills.
Chandler Macleod was selected as Champion Employer at the atWork Australia event.
Chandler Macleod was selected as Champion Employer of 2017 at the atWork Australia event for awarding employers who are supporting Australians' lifestyles through long-term sustainable employment.
Recruit Holdings was awarded the Corporate Award Advanced Division Grand Prize of the J-Win Diversity Awards for the third time.
The J-Win Diversity Award seeks to accelerate diversity and inclusion in companies by recognizing the efforts of companies that are leading the way in this field. Recruit Holdings was awarded the Corporate Award Advanced Division Grand Prize for the third time in March 2017. We were recognized for our measures for diversity that included initiatives for promoting active participation of women and work style innovation, as well as efforts that look beyond gender issues.
Honki no Shushoku program was awarded the Young People's Support Prize of the Japan Partnership Award.
The Japan Partnership Award recognizes distinctive collaborative projects between unique companies and NPOs that have made an impact on society. Our free job-finding support program for young people, Honki no Shushoku, received the Young People's Support Prize in March 2017. We received the award in recognition of our collaboration with the NPO Support Station, which is a gathering point for young people searching for jobs.
Staffmark was awarded the Best of Staffing Client Award for the sixth year in a row, and also won the Best of Staffing Talent Award.
Staffmark won the Best of Staffing Client Award for the sixth year in a row as a company which provides outstanding services to its clients and temporary/contract employees, and was also awarded the Best of Staffing Talent Award. To recognize six years of success, Staffmark received the Client Diamond Award.
Peoplebank was awarded for a fifth consecutive year by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
The Company won the award for a fifth consecutive year (2012-2016) by Workplace Gender Equality Agency, an Australian government agency, in recognition of the workplace in which gender equal opportunity is promoted.