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External Recognition

We have received a lot of recognition from outside the Company. The following are some of the awards and other recognition we received.

Awards and other recognition received for Recruit Group's initiatives

2018年 男女平等指数(GEI

Fiscal 2017

Recruit Holdings

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.

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2018年 男女平等指数(GEI)

Recruit Holdings

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

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.

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Indeed

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.

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Recruit Sumai Company

Recruit Sumai Company, Ltd. received the Gold Award in the PRIDE Index 2017.

We received the Gold Award in the PRIDE Index, an evaluation index that measures corporate and organizational initiatives taken for sexual minorities such as LGBT people.

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Recruit Lifestyle / Recruit Communications

Seem, a smartphone app that enables men to check the health of their own sperm, won four awards in two divisions at the Cannes Lions 2017 festival.

Seem, a smartphone app that enables men to check the health of their own sperm, won four awards in two divisions, in addition to the Mobile Grand Prix award at the Cannes Lions 2017 festival, one of the world's largest awards recognizing excellence in advertising and communications.

Recruit Lifestyle

Jalan Barrier-free Travel for Wheelchair Users and Those with Weakened Legs and Loins won Good Design Award 2017.

Jalan actually visited 99 hotels and inns, taking pictures of lavatories, bathrooms and other facilities using a 360-degree camera for wheelchair users and those with weakened legs and loins so that preliminary inspection can be experienced by means of virtual reality. These measures and the realistic use of virtual reality technology were highly evaluated.

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Recruit Technologies

Our security measures specialist team Recruit-CSIRT won the Incentive Award of the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications concerning Cyber Security.

Recruit-CSIRT has been assisting mainly the Group companies in Japan since April 2015. The team was recognized for its contribution to the improvement of cyber security in private-sector companies by widely sharing its knowledge and experience obtained in the activities with them.

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Recruit Staffing

Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. received the Gold Award in the PRIDE Index 2017.

We received the Gold Award in the PRIDE Index, an evaluation index that measures corporate and organizational initiatives taken for sexual minorities such as LGBT people.

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Peoplebank

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

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.

Fiscal 2016

Recruit Holdings

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.

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Recruit Holdings

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

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

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.