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Mizuho Financial Group named to Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for sixth consecutive year

January 27, 2022

New York, January 27, 2022 – Mizuho Americas today announced that its parent company, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), has been named to the Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for a sixth year in a row. Spanning 50 industries across 45 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 recognized for its inclusive corporate culture and expanded information disclosure. The firm has implemented initiatives to promote work-life balance, including the facilitation of diverse and flexible accommodations such as remote work and support for employees balancing careers and childcare. The Group has also engaged in proactive disclosure of information on various initiatives advancing diversity and inclusion.

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.mizuhogroup.com/americas.

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 approximately 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.mizuhogroup.com.

For inquiries, please contact: 

Jim Gorman
Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
+1-212-282-3867
jim.gorman@mizuhogroup.com 

Laura London
Vice President, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
+1-212-282-4446
laura.london@mizuhogroup.com  

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