Recruit Holdings has won two awards in two categories at the 2018 Sustainability Award" hosted by the Business Intelligence Group in the United States. The Sustainability Awards is a program hosted by the Business Intelligence Group in the United States to provide global recognition to companies and organisations that successfully made sustainability an integral part of their business practice. All organisations and companies, ranging in scale from corporations to NPOs, are eligible to apply.
At this years’ awards CSO, CHRO, and senior managing corporate executive officer, Shogo Ikeuchi was awarded in the Sustainability Hero (Executive) category, and Study Sapuri and Quipper were awarded in the Sustainability Service of the Year category.
Study Sapuri, is an online learning service, which provides unlimited viewing of over 40,000 21st century educational lecture videos by talented lecturers in five subjects and 18 courses for 980 yen per month. A total of 640,000 paying subscribers utilised the service in fiscal year 2017. Also, it has been implemented as an educational support tool in 2,353 of the 5,000 high schools In Japan, as well as 15 elementary and junior high school municipalities and organisations.
Meanwhile, Quipper is an online learning service aimed for the market outside of Japan."Quipper School," the online learning system covering learning for students and homework management and problem creation for teachers, and "Quipper Video," the online lecture videos, are available in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Mexico.
“I feel very honoured that the sustainability efforts of the Recruit Group and multiple services within the group have received global awards in the field of sustainability,” said Shogo Ikeuchi. “In the future, I would like to continue to accelerate sustainability efforts centred on our company's sustainability policy of ‘Promoting businesses that contribute positively to society,’ while valuing engagement with all of our stakeholders.”