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Moody’s Accelerates Net-Zero Commitments to 2040; Recognized as a UN Global Compact LEAD Company NEW YORK -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...

Moody’s Acquires Catylist, Inc., Advancing its Commercial Real Estate Capabilities -Tuesday 5 January 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, substantially enhancing its coverage of property-level data...

Moody’s Announces Commitment to ‘Say on Climate’ Campaign -Tuesday 22 December 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today its affirmation of the principles outlined in the Say on Climate campaign, a sustainability-focused initiative involving disclosure of emissions, a comprehensive plan to manage those emissions, and a shareholder vote on the plan...

Moody’s Corporation Elects Lloyd W. Howell, Jr. to Board of Directors -Saturday 19 December 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Lloyd W. Howell, Jr. has been elected to the company’s Board, effective March 15, 2021. Mr. Howell will join the Board’s Audit, Compensation & Human Resources and Governance & Nominating Committees. With the election of...

Moody’s Acquires ZM Financial Systems, Bolstering Risk Assessment Capabilities for U.S. Banks -Tuesday 8 December 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired ZM Financial Systems (ZMFS), a leading provider of risk and financial management software for the U.S. banking sector. The transaction advances Moody’s position as a leader in integrated risk assessment by...

Moody’s Announces Leadership Succession -Friday 23 October 2020

Robert Fauber Named Chief Executive Officer, Effective January 1, 2021 Raymond McDaniel, Jr. to Become Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Raymond McDaniel, Jr. will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer on...

Moody’s Purchases Acquire Media, Advancing Leadership in Counterparty Screening, Surveillance Solutions -Friday 23 October 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today the acquisition of Acquire Media (AM), an aggregator and distributor of curated real-time news, multimedia, data, and alerts, from Naviga, Inc., a leading provider of content engagement solutions for the global media industry....

Moody’s Launches Comprehensive ESG Solutions Group; Appoints Global Head -Tuesday 15 September 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) announced today the formation of an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Solutions Group to serve the growing global demand for ESG insights. The group leverages Moody’s data and expertise across ESG, climate risk, and sustainable...

Moody’s Acquires Stake in MARC, Strengthening Presence in Key ASEAN Market -Wednesday 12 August 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired a minority stake in Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC), a credit rating agency serving the Malaysian domestic bond and sukuk markets. The investment strengthens Moody’s presence in Southeast Asia...

Moody’s Announces Environmental Sustainability Commitments -Wednesday 29 July 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has established new environmental sustainability commitments and progress milestones, including plans for expanding its carbon neutrality and procuring 100% renewable electricity, as well as target goals for reducing its...

Moody’s Provides $1 Million in Funding for COVID-19 Relief -Sunday 29 March 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today announced that it will fund a $1 million program of charitable donations and other support to help address the immediate and long-term impact of COVID-19. Moody’s will extend support to its existing philanthropic partners to help small...

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