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Moody’s Achieves Top Ten Ranking in Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies”

September 25, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 25, 2018--Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that, for the first time, it has been recognized as a top ten employer by Working Mother, ranking eighth in the list of top 100 companies for 2018. This is the third year in a row Moody’s has achieved strong placement in Working Mother’s list of 100 Best Companies, in recognition of its continued development and enhancement of programs for its U.S. workforce.

“Our employees are at the core of our business, and our success is enhanced by maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture that supports a broad spectrum of perspectives and life experiences,” said Raymond McDaniel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s. “I’m especially proud that we’ve achieved a top ten ranking by Working Mother for the first time this year, based on the introduction of extended paid leave for parents and other children’s caregivers.”

The recognition reflects Moody’s policies and programs, including its introduction of ten weeks’ paid parental leave, which can be taken at any time during the year of birth or adoption, its leadership initiatives for women, and re-IGNITE, a dedicated career re-entry program to help talented candidates return to the workforce.

“Each year, we look forward to celebrating the 100 Best Companies and shine a spotlight on the Top 10 Companies for the work they are doing on behalf of working parents and caregivers,” says Subha Barry, president of Working Mother Media. “The programs and policies for working parents created by all of the 100 Best set a standard of excellence, and we applaud them for continuing to innovate and address the needs of this important talent sector.”

The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of  Working Mother  and at  www.workingmother.com.

About Moody’s

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 $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 12,300 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at  www.moodys.com.

About Working Mother Media

Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corp., publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com. The Working Mother Research Institute, the National Association for Female Executives and Diversity Best Practices are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change, and Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

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SOURCE: Moody’s Corporation Investor Relations

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