Moody's buys Vigeo Eiris in drive for ‘global standard’ on ESG

Moody’s has acquired a majority stake in Vigeo Eiris, the environmental, social and governance research and ratings provider, as the credit rating agencies move increasingly into the area of ESG investing. The announcement comes just days after S&P Global launched its new ESG Evaluation product.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 15 Apr 2019
“We have been trying to herald greater transparency in the rating space for some years, in the way we explain ratings,” said Myriam Durand, the former head of corporate finance ratings at Moody’s who has become head of its new Assessments Group. “Here it is the same idea: ...

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