New York, March 6, 2020 – Mizuho Americas today announced that its parent company, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), and four of its group companies have received the Nadeshiko Brand. This designation is jointly conferred by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in acknowledgement of companies’ outstanding support of women in the workplace. This is the third year in a row Mizuho companies have received the honor.
Mizuho continually strives to promote participation by women across the Group as one of its business strengths. Top-down initiatives include programs for strategic development of female leadership candidates and unconscious bias training among management teams. This year’s designation also recognizes the firm’s bottom-up efforts such as support of an expanded Mizuho Women’s Initiatives Network, the employee resource group facilitating career advancement of women working at Mizuho.
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, 2018, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com.
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