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Better business

We are working to embed principled, sustainable decision-making into our corporate behavior, operations and value chain. Our foundation of strong corporate governance, high standards for ethics and integrity and rigorous risk management enables us to provide independent, integrated risk management data and analysis to our customers. We also take action across our business to address critical issues that affect our stakeholders, including climate change, cybersecurity and data privacy and responsible sourcing.
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Better lives

We strive to foster a nurturing and inclusive culture, both inside our organization and in the communities in which we operate — because a more diverse, equitable and engaged workplace helps us fulfill our mission of providing trusted insights that help decision-makers act with confidence.
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Better solutions

We provide trusted perspectives that inform a clear and holistic understanding of risk, embedding ESG and climate considerations into our analytics, workflow solutions and research, and increasing transparency on how ESG factors affect credit ratings.
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Sustainability at Moody’s

For a knowledge company like Moody’s, sustainability is made possible by our people. Together, we’re adapting to meet the evolving needs of our customers, while also helping more companies assess a range of risks.

Rob Fauber
President & Chief Executive Officer

Recent Sustainability Milestones
Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) Offerings
and Initiatives
Moody’s Corporation (MCO) and
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Initiatives / Disclosures
Moody’s Corporation (MCO) Acquisitions
Joined the U.N. Global Compact, including becoming a founding member of its CFO Taskforce for the SDGs and signing its Business Ambition for 1.5°C pledge
Became a signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment
Acquired majority stake in V.E, global provider of ESG research, and in Four Twenty Seven, leading provider of climate risk tools
Set science-based targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, published Decarbonization Plan and joined the Say on Climate campaign
Committed $1 million to equal justice and support of the Black community, and committed to achieve Management Leadership for Tomorrow’s Black Equity at Work Certification
Received an “A” score from CDP on climate action for the first time
Launched a comprehensive ESG Solutions unit to serve the growing demand for ESG insights
Published first Stakeholder Sustainability Report and launched sustainability website
Implemented a new software to streamline our global pay equity analysis
Became a founding member of the Net Zero Financial Services Provider Alliance
Updated our Environmental Sustainability Policy
Acquired RMS, a leader in climate and natural disaster risk modeling and analytics
Published inaugural diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) Report and established tangible commitments to advance DE&I
Committed to achieve net-zero across our operations and value chain by 2040
Joined the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)
Published our EEO-1 data publicly for the first time
Refreshed our nonfinancial materiality assessment
Became one of the first companies to have its near- and long-term net-zero targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)
Formally launched our global employee learning platform, Moody’s University
Joined the United Nations Global Compact’s Early Adopters Program and were one of the first companies to disclose using the enhanced Communication on Progress (CoP)
Revised our Community Impact framework that increases the impact and clarity of our community efforts
Published our Political Engagement & Public Policy Statement and our first U.S. Political Engagement Report
Became a founding member of the U.S. Economic Opportunity Coalition
Launched our ESG Insurance Underwriting Solution
Requested feedback from market participants on proposed framework for providing Net-Zero Assessments for nonfinancial corporates
Published a New Assessment Framework for providing second-party opinions on sustainable debt
Published our Global Tax Policy

Our sustainability awards and recognition

By making sustainability foundational to our business, we are contributing to the collective effort focused on more sustainable and inclusive financial markets.

Sillver medal as a recognition of Moody's EcoVadis Rating

Named America’s Most JUST 100 Company

Recognized for our leadership in corporate sustainability and named a Supplier Engagement Leader by the global environmental non-profit CDP

Accredited as “MenoPause Friendly Workplace” by the independent organization Henpicked

ESG Data Vendor of the Year, Asia Risk Awards 2022

Named to the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for our investments in workplace gender-equality and in the communities in which we operate