Moody’s Receives Top Marks in Corporate Equality Index for Fifth Year

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has
again received a top score on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI)
ranking, marking the fifth consecutive year Moody’s has been recognized
in the index for its commitment to workplace equality. The CEI is a
national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and
practices related to LGBT workplace equality administered by the Human
Rights Campaign Foundation.

Moody’s is proud to have been recognized with a perfect score for the
fifth year in a row by the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality
Index. Our continued top ranking reflects the strong commitment Moody’s
has made to a workplace that embraces equality and inclusion and helps
all of our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to
work,” said Lisa Westlake, Senior Vice President and Chief Human
Resources Officer at Moody’s.

The 100 percent ranking recognizes Moody’s efforts in satisfying all of
the CEI’s criteria and the designation of Moody’s as a “Best Place to
Work for LGBT Equality. The 2017 CEI rated 1,043 businesses in the
report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices including
non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits,
transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and
public engagement with the LGBT community. Moody’s is among 517 major US
businesses that earned top marks this year.

Among Moody’s programs to promote workplace equality are LGBT & Allies
ERGs (Employee Resource Groups) in many of its global office locations,
which help further Moody’s commitment to a diverse workforce that values
the contributions of all of its employees. Moody’s also provides
training and resources for an evolving workforce, including a
“Transgender Inclusive” initiative begun in 2016.

For more information on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit


Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets,
providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute
to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody’s Corporation
(NYSE:MCO) is the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service, which
provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and
securities, and Moody’s Analytics, which offers leading-edge software,
advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and
financial risk management. The corporation, which reported revenue
of $3.5 billion in 2015, employs approximately 10,900 people worldwide
and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is
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Senior Vice
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