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Mizuho Financial Group is one of three Japanese "megabanks" (along with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group). The name "Mizuho" is an archaic Japanese term meaning "golden ears of rice".
The Mizuho Financial Group offers a broad range of service including banking, trust banking and securities, and other business related to financial services through its group companies. Under the umbrella of the holding company Mizuho Financial Group, their major group companies include Mizuho Bank (MHBK), Mizuho Trust & Banking (MHTB) and Mizuho Securities (MHSC). Go here for a full overview of the Group's companies.
The group company Muziho Bank became a signatory of the Equator Principles in October 2003, and was the chair bank of the Equator Principles Association from May 2014 until April 2015.
This profile covers the holding company Mizuho Financial Group, unless indicated otherwise.
1-5-5, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
Yasuhiro Sato |
President & CEO
2016 Integrated Report|
2015 Integrated Report
listed on NYSE Euronext, Osaka Securities Exchange & Tokyo Stock Exchange
Voluntary initiativesMizuho Financial Group has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
BankTrack campaigns and Mizuho Financial Group
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BankTrack has assessed Mizuho Financial Group on its implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in June 2016. Mizuho Financial Group is assessed as a Laggard, with a total score of 3/12.
Implementation and reporting
Mizuho Financial Group is reporting on the implementation here.