Environmental Policies and Targets
|Environmental Burden Reduction Targets||FY2019||FY2020||FY2021|
GHG emissions (Scope 1 and 2) for Seven group companies1: Carbon neutral by FY2030 (Carbon neutrality to be maintained thereafter)
(–8.5% compared to FY 2019)
(–15.6% compared to FY 2019)
|Paper||Green purchasing ratio for paper of 85% or more at Mizuho domestic group companies 2||–99.9%||99.9%||99.9%|
|Paper Recycling Ratio target of 95% or more in FY2020 at major domestic offices||93.1%||92.1%||87.0%|
|Reduce 6 group companies' 2 paper usage in Japan by 1% compared to the previous fiscal year||–16.7%||–21.9%||–10.2%|
* Provisional value
1:Mizuho Financial Group, Mizuho Bank, Mizuho Trust & Banking, Mizuho Securities, Mizuho Research & Technologies3, Asset Management One, and Mizuho America. Up to FY2021, for 8 group companies, including former Mizuho Private Wealth Management4.
2:Mizuho Financial Group, Mizuho Bank, Mizuho Trust & Banking, Mizuho Securities, Mizuho Research & Technologies3, Asset Management One. Up to FY2021, for 6 group companies, including former Mizuho Private Wealth Management4.
3:Former Mizuho Research Institute and former Mizuho Information & Research Institute
4: Completed the liquidation on March 23, 2022, and Mizuho Bank took over the functions of the Company.
|Net–zero GHG emissions||
|Strengthen low–carbon business||
|Enhance climate–related risk management||
|Strengthen our stance||
With regard to direct energy consumption and indirect energy consumption, 80.1% of performance data was subject to third–party audits in November 2021.
We are also undergoing third-party verification for Scope3 (business trip).
Mizuho provides education, training, and information to ensure our executive officers and employees comply with all relevant regulations and processes. We also provide training programs, internal communication tools, and study sessions with related companies and departments to deepen understanding about environmental and human rights issues with the objective of promoting awareness throughout our organization so all executive officers and employees will conduct their duties conscientiously.