NEW YORK-Friday 28 January 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]
(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 benchmarking survey and report that measures and tracks corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality.
“Moody’s takes great pride in our inclusion in the Corporate Equality Index for over a decade, which reflects our strong record and continued leadership in implementing workplace practices that help our LGBTQ+ colleagues be their authentic selves,” said DK Bartley, Chief Diversity Officer at Moody’s. “Supporting diversity, equity and inclusion at Moody’s is a business imperative, and our actions will continue to be guided by our values.”
The CEI rates companies based on detailed criteria falling under four central pillars: Non-discrimination policies across business entities, equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families, support of an inclusive culture, and corporate social responsibility.
Moody’s continues to expand its policies, programs, and events geared toward LGBTQ+ inclusion and equality, and in 2021 published an inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report and a Human Rights Statement. Moody’s also continues to partner with the Hetrick-Martin Institute on the Queer Coders Program, which helps LGBTQ+ youth in the U.S. develop technical skills around coding.
Learn more at https://about.moodys.io/sustainability.
ABOUT MOODY’S CORPORATION
Moody’s (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Its data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 13,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody’s combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at moodys.com/about.
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