NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 2019, marking the eighth consecutive year the company has achieved a top ranking. The CEI has also designated Moody’s as a Best Place to Work for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Equality.
The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
“Moody’s top score and designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality in the 2019 CEI reflects our longstanding commitment to advancing workplace equality, and our sustained focus on creating an inclusive environment at Moody’s designed to help all of our people to succeed,” said Melanie Hughes, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Moody’s.
Moody’s score of 100 recognizes the company’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s 2019 criteria, which evaluate LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBTQ community.
In addition, Moody’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Allies Employee Resource Group (ERG), which is active in a number of Moody’s offices worldwide, forms a key part of its programs to promote workplace equality.
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
ABOUT MOODY'S CORPORATION
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 $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.