Mizuho Bank, Ltd. / AMOAI (1 Apr 2021 – 31 Mar 2022)

Adoption Date: 27 Oct 2003
Country of Headquarters: Japan
Region of Headquarters: Asia-Oceania
Current EPFI Reporting Year/Period: 1 Apr 2021 - 31 Mar 2022
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Project Finance Advisory Services

Total number mandated in the reporting period: 6

Sector
Mining
Infrastructure
Oil & Gas
Power 5
Others 1
Sub-Total 6
Region
Americas
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Asia Pacific 6
Sub-Total 6

Project Finance Transactions

Total number that reached Financial Close in the reporting period: 27

Equator Principles Category A1 B2 C3
Sector
Mining
Infrastructure 3 6
Oil & Gas 1
Power 2 12
Others 3
Region
Americas 7
Europe, Middle East & Africa 1 4
Asia Pacific 1 8 6
Country Designation
Designated Country4 18 6
Non Designated Country 2 1
Independent Review
Yes 2 18
No 1 6
Totals 2 19 6
1

Category A – Projects with potential significant adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts that are diverse, irreversible or unprecedented.

2

Category B – Projects with potential limited adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts that are few in number, generally site-specific, largely reversible and readily addressed through mitigation measures.

3

Category C – Projects with minimal or no adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts.

4

Designated Countries are those countries deemed to have robust environmental and social governance, legislation systems and institutional capacity designed to protect their people and the natural environment. See list of Designated Countries.

Project-related Refinance & Project-related Acquisition For Project Finance

This information is required under EP4. EP4 applies for those transactions mandated after 1 October 2020 and that have reached Financial Close by the end of the period being reported.

Project Name Reporting For Project Finance (And Project-related Refinance & Project-related Acquisition Finance For Project Finance)

No. Project Name Sector Country(s) Year of Financial Close
1 Abukuma Wind Farm Project Power Japan 2021
2 Courseulles-Sur-Mer Offshore Wind Farm Power France 2021
3 Doggerbank Offshore Wind Farm Project 3 Projco Limited Power United Kingdom 2021
4 Edwards & Sanborn Solar and Energy Storage Project Power United States 2021
5 Goi Power Project Power Japan 2021
6 Jazan Integrated Gasification Project (Jazan IGPC) Power Saudi Arabia 2021
7 Kapolei Energy Storage Power United States 2021
8 Kumamoto Biomass Power Plant Project Power Japan 2021
9 LS Power Bolt & LeConte Energy Storage Others United States 2021
10 North East Link Project Infrastructure Australia 2021
11 Shady Oaks Wind II Power United States 2021
12 Sudair Solar PV Project Power Saudi Arabia 2021
13 Tahara Biomass Power LLC Project Power Japan 2021
14 Wakuya Solar Project Power Japan 2021
15 Zhong Neng Offshore Wind Power Taiwan R.O.C 2021
16 Gold Coast Light Rail - Stage 3 Infrastructure Australia 2022
17 Greenlink Power United Kingdom 2022
18 JERA El Sauz Wind Project Power United States 2022
19 Pluto LNG 2 Oil & Gas Australia 2022
20 Whistler Martin County Expansion Infrastructure United States 2022

Number of projects that were not disclosed as per the disclosure conditions specified in Annex B of the Principles: 7

Under EP4, project name reporting is required for Project Finance transactions that have reached Financial Close and encouraged for Project-Related Corporate Loans that have reached Financial Close.

Project-Related Corporate Loans

Total number that reached Financial Close in the reporting period: 5

Equator Principles Category A1 B2 C3
Sector
Mining
Infrastructure 1 2
Oil & Gas
Power 1
Others 1
Region
Americas 1
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Asia Pacific 2 2
Country Designation
Designated Country4 1 2
Non Designated Country 1 1
Independent Review
Yes 1 2
No 2
Totals 1 2 2
1

Category A – Projects with potential significant adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts that are diverse, irreversible or unprecedented.

2

Category B – Projects with potential limited adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts that are few in number, generally site-specific, largely reversible and readily addressed through mitigation measures.

3

Category C – Projects with minimal or no adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts.

4

Designated Countries are those countries deemed to have robust environmental and social governance, legislation systems and institutional capacity designed to protect their people and the natural environment. See list of Designated Countries.

Project-related Refinance & Project-related Acquisition For Project-related Corporate Loans

This information is required under EP4. EP4 applies for those transactions mandated after 1 October 2020 and that have reached Financial Close by the end of the period being reported.

Project Name Reporting For Project-related Corporate Loans (And Project-related Refinance & Project-related Acquisition For Project-related Corporate Loans)

No. Project Name Sector Country(s) Year of Financial Close
1 Panama Metro Line 3 Infrastructure Panama 2021
2 PTFI USD1bn Financing Program Others Indonesia 2021
3 Queen’s Wharf Residences, Brisbane Infrastructure Australia 2021

Number of projects that were not disclosed as per the disclosure conditions specified in Annex B of the Principles: 2

Under EP4, project name reporting is encouraged for Project-Related Corporate Loans that have reached Financial Close and required for Project Finance transactions that have reached Financial Close.

EP4 applies for those transactions mandated after 1 October 2020 and that have reached Financial Close by the end of the period being reported.

Implementation of the Equator Principles

For Mizuho Bank’s Implementation Reporting, refer to: https://www.mizuhogroup.com/sustainability/business-activities/investment/equator

For AMOAI’s Implementaion Reporting, refer to:  http://www.am-one.co.jp/amoai/english/equator/

Numbers of Projects for Mizuho Bank and AMOAI are provided on their respective websites.