Mizuho Financial Group Named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the Third Year in a Row

January 16, 2019

New York, January 16, 2019 – Mizuho Americas today announced that its parent company, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the third year in a row. The index recognizes companies from 36 countries for outstanding efforts in promoting gender equality as reflected in internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.

The Bloomberg GEI provides an additional level of clarity for global investors seeking to invest in, or partner with, a firm based on its reputation, value, and performance. It also recognizes Mizuho’s continued efforts to achieve greater diversity on a global and group-wide basis, including the advancement of its female workforce and commitment to ensuring every employee feels valued and inspired in a supportive and rewarding working environment.


About Mizuho Americas

Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.

Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com.


For inquiries, please contact:

Jim Gorman, Mizuho Americas
+1-212-282-3867 / [email protected]

Laura London, Mizuho Americas
+1- 212-282-4446 / [email protected]

P.J. Kinsella, Paragon Public Relations
+1-646-558-6226 / [email protected]         

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