Mizuho Financial Group Named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the Fifth Consecutive Year

February 9, 2021

New York, February 9, 2021 – 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 fifth year in a row. Spanning 44 countries and regions, the index tracks the financial performance of public companies committed to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation, and transparency.

Mizuho was acknowledged in the categories of “Female Leadership & Talent Pipeline” and “Inclusive Culture,” in recognition of our commitment to career development. This includes the appointment of female managers and strategic development programs for women, our continued efforts to ensure a workplace environment that supports diverse and flexible work styles, and the disclosure of information on these issues.

About Mizuho Americas

Mizuho Americas is a leading provider of a broad range of financial services, including corporate and investment banking, lending, custody, treasury services, research and capital markets solutions. With professionals across the U.S., Canada, and Latin and South America, Mizuho Americas supports corporate clients, institutional investors, and public sector organizations by connecting local markets to a vast global network. To learn more about Mizuho Americas' business, values, and ethical commitments, and the entities it comprises, visit www.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 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, 2020, its total assets were $2.1 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com.

For inquiries, please contact:

Jim Gorman
Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
[email protected]

Laura London
Vice President, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
[email protected]

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