Moody's is committed to a systematic and integrated ESG approach in its credit ratings and risk management solutions. We continue to develop new tools and analytics to help identify and measure ESG risks and opportunities.
ANDREA BLACKMAN
Managing Director, Global Head of Moody’s ESG and Climate Risk Businesses
Solutions
Moody's offerings Span across Credit, ESG, Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk Solutions
ESG Integration into Credit Ratings & Research
Moody’s Investors Service is committed to increasing transparency around its systematic incorporation of material ESG considerations and climate change into its credit analysis.
Environmental
Environmental
Classification
Environmental
Heatmap
Carbon Transition
Assessment
Social
Social
Classification
Social
‍Heatmap
Governance
Governance
Classification
Corporate Governance
‍Assessment
Environmental
Environmental
Classification
Environmental Heatmap
Carbon Transition Assessment
Social
Social
Classification
SocialHeatmap
Governance
Governance
Classification
Corporate Governance
‍Assessment
ESG and Climate Change Analytics
Moody’s Analytics has data-driven, forward-looking climate risk analytics, and macroeconomic scenarios and credit risk tools that capture climate risk to fulfill investors' and risk managers’ needs.
ESG and Impact
  • Integrated credit and operational risk analytic tools
  • Customizable ESG dashboards and heatmaps
  • ICAAP and stress testing scenarios run against selected ESG factors
Climate Change
  • Forward looking, quantitative metrics for EDF and LGD, bond evaluation and portfolio impacts
  • Integration of climate risk drivers within existing retail credit models
  • Global physical risk climate change scenarios measuring potential economic losses of climate related events / risks
Stand-alone ESG, Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk Solutions Highlights
Moody’s and its affiliates combine the best of risk management and ESG expertise:
Helping Companies
  • Understand and measure ESG performance
  • Assess facility exposure to climate and environmental risk
  • Address challenges of a sustainable transition and strengthen their action plan
  • Promote their commitment to sustainability
  • Meet disclosure requirements
  • Identify strategic and sustainable opportunities
Helping Asset Managers, Asset Owners, and Financial Institutions
  • Identify companies that meet specific ESG investment criteria
  • Identify companies with exposure to climate risk
  • Understand which ESG indicators will materially impact portfolios
  • Integrate ESG and climate risk metrics within investment strategies
Companies Solutions
Asset Owners, Asset Managers and
Financial Institutions Solutions
Both
ESG Assessments
ESG assessments for sovereigns, local authorities and corporates. Derivative assessments covering the UN SDGs and Physical Risks are also available.

5,000

+
ESG Assessments
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Ludovic d’Otreppe
Director of Research
Second Party Opinions
Independent assessments of an issuer / borrower sustainability bond frameworks, evaluating the relevance of a determined KPI mechanism.
  • Green and Social Bonds / Loans Assessments
  • Sustainability Linked Bonds / Loans Assessments

200

+
Second Party Opinions
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Benjamin Cliquet
Head of Issuer Sales
Sustainability Ratings
Independent assessment of the performance, trends and management of ESG factors and their integration into the company's strategy, operations and risk management.
First sustainability rating assigned in September 2018
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Nicolas Moriceau-Gomez
Head of Product
On-Demand Physical Climate Risk Application
Instant insights into the forward-looking climate risk exposure of real asset portfolios measuring heat stress, floods, hurricanes & typhoons, sea level rise, and water stress.
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Lisa Stanton
Chief Revenue Officer
Climate Risk Data Products
Forward-looking, location-based climate risk scores for listed companies, REITs, sovereigns, and U.S. sub-sovereigns.
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Lisa Stanton
Chief Revenue Officer
Controversies (Company Risk Assessments and Real Time Alerts)
Daily monitoring evaluates the severity and frequency of ESG-related controversies and the company’s responsiveness.

7,000

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Corporates
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Jordi Lesaffer
Product Manager
Data as of December 2019.
Vigeo Eiris and Four Twenty Seven are a majority-owned non-credit rating agency affiliate of Moody’s.
Vigeo Eiris and Four Twenty Seven assessments and research are produced using their own methodologies; they are not credit ratings and do not reflect the opinions of Moody’s Investors Service.
ESG Data, Analytics
and Benchmarks
We are a global leader in ESG data, benchmarks and analytics. We support a range of clients looking to identify, measure and benchmark hidden sustainability risk and unlock strategic ESG opportunities. We work with leading partners to provide ESG benchmark solutions that capture innovative and fundamental ESG themes ranging from biodiversity, to energy transition.
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