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Fiscal 2018 Group CSR Initiative Policy, Targets and Results

We view the changes taking place in the economy and society in terms of medium– to long–term risks and opportunities and prioritize the issues we will address. Based on these, we set Fiscal 2018 Group CSR Initiative Policy and Targets.

Fiscal 2018 Group CSR Initiative Policy

We promote CSR initiatives through the practice of executives and employees acting daily with a strong awareness of our social responsibilities and public mission and toward the goal of being "A Financial Services Consulting Group—The most trusted partner in solving problems and supporting the sustainable growth of customers and communities."

Moreover, looking to the year 2020 and beyond, we will take action to generate results in future years, working in collaboration with our diverse range of stakeholders.

Eight Priority Initiatives
Strengthen our promotion of business that contributes to the sustainable development of society
  • 1.Promote initiatives which take into consideration structural changes* which impact our clients and society as a whole
    • Provide products and services which contribute to solving environmental and social issues
    • Solve issues through open innovation and partnerships with companies outside the financial sector
    • Create new business and transform existing business by adopting new technologies
  • 2.Strengthening our stance on responsible investment and financing
    • *United Nations sustainable development goals; low birthrate, aging society, and declining population; globalization; technological revolution; climate change, etc.
Strengthen our foundations to better enable us to take action in line with society's expectations
  • 3.Strengthen our business foundations on a group–wide and global basis
    • Enhance our corporate governance
    • Establish a stronger corporate culture
    • Enhance our risk governance
    • Build a robust compliance framework
    • Strengthen our IT governance and system development framework
    • Enhance our response to human rights concerns
  • 4.Promote the development and active participation of our diverse workforce
    • Promote diversity and inclusion
    • Proactive approach to promoting the health and wellbeing of employees, as well as creating a healthy work environment
  • 5.Promote customer protection management and financial crime prevention
  • 6.Efforts to reduce the environmental impact of our business operations
Promote activities that benefit society while taking into consideration the needs of the local community
  • 7.Continuous initiatives to promote financial literacy/education
  • 8.Promotion of activities that consider the needs of the local community

CSR Targets

Target in FY2018 (Strengthen our promotion of business that contributes to the sustainable development of society) Results in FY2018
Industrial development that takes into consideration global issues
  • Participate in 46 project finances in Japan and elsewhere in Asia related to environment and energy infrastructure
52 projects
Revitalize regional economies
  • Participate in 37 initiatives for regional vitalization
38 initiatives
Business Succession
  • Expand our consulting businesses +8% over the level in fiscal 2017
+24%
Support for Innovation Companies
  • Become No. 1 in IPO–related business, with banking, trust banking, securities and capital working as one
Share of IPOs lead managed:19.8% (-0.7% from the previous year)
Revitalizing the flows of financial assets in Japan
  • Increase the investment product balance for individual customers by JPY 1.5 trillion year on year
  • Individual customers who use investment products 2.6 million
  • Achieve a net increase in publicly offered investment trust funds managed by Group asset management companies of JPY630 billion
  • JPY 0.1 trillion
  • 2.6 million
  • JPY 433.1 billion

Strengthen our foundations to better enable us to take action in line with society's expectations

Diversity & Inclusion

Scope Target Target Time Frame Results
Overseas
(Mizuho Bank)
  • Share of foreign national staff managers
50% July 2019 44% July 2019
  • Share of female managers
10% 9%
Japan
(Total of Mizuho Financial Group, Mizuho Bank, Mizuho Trust & Banking, and Mizuho Securities)
  • Share of female managers Department manager level
  • Section manager level or more
  • Sub–section manager level or more
  • 10%
  • 20%
  • 30%
July 2019
  • 5%
  • 15%
  • 28%
July 2019
  • Ratio of new female graduate hired for our managerial career track
30% FY2019 32% FY2019
  • Ratio of paid vacation
70% FY2018 78% FY2018
  • Ratio of male employees childcare leaves
100% 100%
  • Real employment ratio of persons with disabilities
2.3% June 2019 2.5% June 2019

Environmental Burden Reduction

Item Target Results in FY2018
CO2
  • CO2 emissions basic unit* (CO2 emissions / total floor area)
    • *Stemming from electricity usage in the domestic facilities of the Mizuho Financial Group and core group companies
      • Long–term target: Reduce by 19.0% as of FY2030 compared to FY2009
      • Medium–term target: Reduce by 10.5% as of FY2020 compared to FY2009
-19.1%
Paper
  • Green purchasing ratio target for paper of 85% or more at 10 group companies
99.8%
  • Paper recycling ratio target of 95% or more in FY2020 at major domestic offices
94.2%

Promote activities that benefit society while taking into consideration the needs of the local community

Financial Education

Target Participants FY2016–2018
Total financial education participants of 36,000 or more from FY2016 to FY2018 44,184