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Moody’s Spotlights Its Sustainability Commitments in New Reports NEW YORK -Tuesday 3 May 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) published today its 2021 Stakeholder Sustainability and Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) reports. Moody’s places sustainability at the core of its business, and the Sustainability Report highlights the wide range...

Moody’s Profiles Latest Innovations and Achievements in New Video Series for Upcoming Investor Day Event -Friday 4 March 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today launched a new series of pre-recorded insights for stockholders in anticipation of its Investor Day event to be held on March 10, 2022 at the New York Stock Exchange. Interested attendees may view these recordings and register for the...

Moody’s to Acquire Majority Stake in GCR Ratings, Expanding Presence in Africa -Thursday 3 February 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) announced today that it has agreed to acquire a majority (51%) stake in Global Credit Rating Company Limited (GCR). GCR is a leading credit rating agency in Africa with operations spanning the continent, including in South Africa, Nigeria,...

Moody’s Again Earns Top LGBTQ+ Corporate Equality Score From Human Rights Campaign -Friday 28 January 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has again received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), marking the eleventh consecutive year the company has earned a top ranking. The CEI is a national...

Moody’s Named to Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for Third Consecutive Year -Thursday 27 January 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has been included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the third year in a row. Moody’s was recognized for ongoing leadership in promoting gender equality among its peer companies in the global business...

Moody’s Recognized with CDP’s ‘A’ Score on Climate Action for Second Consecutive Year -Tuesday 7 December 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has received an ‘A’ score from CDP on climate action for the second consecutive year. The top score recognizes Moody’s as one of a small number of high-performing companies out of nearly 12,000 that are leading...

Moody’s Acquires PassFort and Agrees to Acquire kompany, Expanding KYC and Compliance Capabilities -Sunday 5 December 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired PassFort Limited and entered into an agreement to acquire 360kompany AG (kompany), two European providers of onboarding and Know Your Customer (KYC) technology solutions. The acquisitions complement Moody’s...

Moody’s Acquires Bogard, Expanding KYC Coverage for Politically Exposed Persons -Wednesday 3 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired Bogard AB, a leading provider of data and information on politically exposed persons (PEPs) in the Nordic region. The acquisition advances Moody’s ability to help customers perform Know Your Customer (KYC)...

Moody's Names Christine Elliott as Head of Global Corporate Affairs -Wednesday 3 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has named Christine Elliott as Managing Director - Head of Global Corporate Affairs. In this newly created role, Ms. Elliott will lead Moody’s dialogue with key stakeholders, including employees, policymakers, government...

Moody’s Announces Participation in New GFANZ Alliance: Commits to Align Products and Services to Achieve Net-Zero... -Thursday 23 September 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today announced its participation in launching the Net Zero Financial Services Provider Alliance as part of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ). As a founding member, Moody’s commits to align all of its relevant products and...

Moody’s Accelerates Net-Zero Commitments to 2040; Recognized as a UN Global Compact LEAD Company -Tuesday 21 September 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today announced its commitment to achieve net-zero emissions across its operations and value chain by 2040, bringing its original target forward by 10 years. The new commitment date aligns with Moody’s published Decarbonization Plan and...

Moody’s and BitSight Partner to Create Integrated Cybersecurity Risk Platform -Tuesday 14 September 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) and BitSight today announced a significant investment by Moody’s, further enhancing BitSight’s offerings and capabilities, to create a comprehensive, integrated, industry-leading cybersecurity risk platform. This transaction reflects the...

Moody's to Acquire RMS, Leader in Climate & Natural Disaster Risk -Friday 6 August 2021

 Significant industry move accelerates Moody’s global integrated risk assessment strategy Expands analysis of fast-evolving climate, cyber and supply chain risks Furthers Moody’s innovation capabilities and sustainable growth profile, strengthening its leadership...

Moody’s Highlights Its Commitment to Sustainability Leadership -Thursday 17 June 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) released its inaugural Stakeholder Sustainability and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) reports, which highlight its ongoing commitment to sustainability leadership by placing sustainability considerations at the core of its...

Moody’s Launches Moody’s Moments Video Series Providing Insight into Corporate Strategy -Sunday 13 June 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced the launch of Moody’s Moments, a new video series for Moody’s stockholders and other stakeholders that offers insights from Moody’s leadership into the company’s evolution as a global integrated risk assessment firm....

Moody’s Named to the Fortune 500 -Saturday 5 June 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has been named to the Fortune 500 for the first time, reflecting the strength and momentum of its strategy as a global integrated risk assessment firm and the resilience of its global employee base. “Moody’s...

Moody’s and Team8 Announce Investment in VisibleRisk as It Launches Cyber Rating -Tuesday 18 May 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) and Team8, a global venture group, today announced the completion of a $25 million investment in VisibleRisk, a joint venture established by the two companies in 2019 to evaluate enterprise cyber risk. Additionally, VisibleRisk today announced...

Moody’s 2020 TCFD Report Highlights Climate Action Progress -Tuesday 4 May 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today published its 2020 Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) report, highlighting the Company’s commitment to climate action, and reaffirming its support for more consistent and comparable sustainability disclosures....

Moody’s to Acquire Cortera, a Leader in Credit Data and Insights -Thursday 11 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cortera, a leading provider of North American credit data and workflow solutions. The acquisition enhances Moody’s integrated risk assessment capabilities and...

Moody’s Launches DataHub, Collating Billions of Data Points for Decision-Makers to Explore and Analyze -Saturday 30 January 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced the launch of Moody’s DataHub, a new cloud-based analytical platform that integrates data from across Moody’s, including its affiliates. Moody’s DataHub enables financial and risk decision-makers to explore, analyze and...