Green bonds are bonds in which the proceeds are used solely for the purpose of providing finance for environment–friendly projects (hereinafter "Green Projects") such as renewable energy and energy-saving business, etc. Mizuho Financial Group (hereinafter "MHFG") issues green bond to promote green finance.
Green Bond Framework
Mizuho's green bond is issued and managed based on its formulated green bond framework (hereinafter "Framework"), which is in line with the Green Bond Principles 2021 published by the International Capital Market Association. We have obtained an independent Second-Party Opinion with respect to this Framework.
|Issuer||Framework||Opinion from External Evaluation Institution|
|MHFG||Green Bond Framework (PDF/921KB)||Second-Party Opinion from Sustainalytics (PDF/608KB)|
|Issue Date||Issue Amount||Maturity date||Opinion from External Evaluation Institution||Allocation of Net Proceeds, Assurance Report from External Institution||Environmental Impact|
|October 16, 2017||EUR 500 million||October 16, 2024||Second–Party Opinion from Sustainalytics (PDF/679KB)||Independent Assurance Report (as of March 2023) (PDF/921KB)||Environmental Impact (as of March 2023) (PDF/132KB)|
All information contained in this website prepared by MHFG has been prepared for informational purposes only and is not a solicitation of any offer to buy or sell any security or other financial instrument. Investing in securities involves risks, and, when you invest in securities, there is always the potential of losing all or a portion of your invested money. Prior to your making investment decisions based on the information contained in this website, please carefully consider the details of the relevant green bond, and confirm that such investment is in line with your financial situation and purposes. At the same time, please consult your expert advisors as necessary.
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