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Research and Consulting Services

In the area of environmental issues, Mizuho has developed channels with specialist institutions at home and overseas, and works to gather expert knowledge and the latest information. Making the most of this plentiful accumulated knowledge, it offers companies management advice and consulting on environmental problems.

MHIR has long been involved in contract research and consulting related to the environment and energy in partnership with government agencies, related research institutes and cutting–edge environmental companies. The company has compiled an extensive track record and a wealth of expertise and information in various areas, including environment and energy technology evaluation and CO2 emissions clarification. Leveraging this experience, MHIR helps customers deal with issues related to the environment and develop corporate and business strategies that take the environment into account. In addition, drawing on its network and expertise, Mizuho is working to create frameworks that will promote environmental consciousness.

Number of consulting services, survey and research projects implemented
  Company FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Environmental management MHRI, MHIR 84 75 70
Global warming MHRI, MHIR 60 54 65
Energy MHBK, MHRI, MHIR 54 74 82
Chemical substances, recycling–based society, etc. MHBK, MHRI, MHIR 46 51 46
Publication of other reports, etc. MHRI, MHIR 11 11 26
Advisory Services on ESG risks MHIR 15

Consulting on Environmental Management

Examples of consulting projects in support of the customers' environmental management practices

Consulting and Policy Support for Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resource Matters

Mizuho consulting projects in the environmental, energy, and natural resource areas and initiatives for government ministries in support of policy implementation are shown as follows.

Initiatives for Creating Frameworks

An explanation is provided of Mizuho's initiatives aimed at creating frameworks that will supports social and environmental awareness in Japan and overseas.