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Headquartered in Japan, Rakuten was founded in 1997 as an e-commerce company, but has since expanded its services. It provides mobile communications through Rakuten Mobile and operates the popular messaging app Viber. It also provides Kobo, an e-book reader and ecosystem, and Rakuten TV, a streaming service. Additionally, it is active in financial services.

Ranking position
#74 /200
Total score
38.1 /100
Measurement area Score (0-2) Rank (0-200)


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1.0 /2 #29
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More about the company

Tokyo, Japan
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Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Fiscal year
Ends 31 December
Group revenue
US$ 15,324 millions (FY2021)
Group employees
10,067 (FY2021)
Emission data
242,955 tCO2 (S1+S2 LB)
Electricity consumption
Company filing name
Rakuten, Inc.

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