About us

V.E, a part of Moody’s ESG Solutions

Committed to forging a sustainable future, Moody’s ESG Solutions can help your organization to better understand ESG performance, assess climate and environmental risk exposure, strengthen sustainability action plans and meet disclosure requirements. The unrivalled breadth and depth of our solution suite makes us uniquely placed to fulfil even the broadest spectrum of ESG-related goals in risk management, equity and credit markets.

Leading insight, championing change

Our craft begins with superior-quality data and analytical rigor: by combining over 30 years in ESG expertise with our best-in-class risk analysis, our expert team delivers fully customizable and flexible solutions to companies, banks, insurers, governments, as well as asset managers and asset owners that meet individual needs on a global scale.

Vision & Mission

V.E, a Moody’s Affiliate, is a global provider of environmental, social and governance solutions serving the investor and issuer communities.

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Sustainability, transparency, ambition, responsibility and team spirit are the key values that drive our work, our strategy and our vision and mission.

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V.E, born from the merger of two leaders in their historical markets, is rooted in Europe and is now positioned as a global player in ESG research. This status makes V.E a key stakeholder in building greater ESG awareness amongst civil society and local authorities, and in adapting companies’ and investors’ strategies and practices. Stakeholder dialogue and innovation are at the heart of our DNA.

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Established approach and processes that ensure the relevance of our analyses and opinion

V.E’s exclusive methodology guarantees the impartiality of our analyses and ratings, equal treatment for all companies under review and the traceability of information collected. The evaluation takes into account the efficiency of managerial systems  in implementing environmental, social and governance objectives, in other words the company’s “sustainability objectives”.

Governance in line with our beliefs

V.E pays close attention to its governance. A Board of Directors guides the agency’s strategy, votes on budgets and elects the Nomination and Remuneration Committees. A Scientific Committee composed of independent individuals reports on its activities to the Board and the General Assembly.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for the implementation of the agency’s strategy. It steers all strategic projects, decides on priorities, mobilises the necessary means to achieve the agency’s missions and objectives and oversees their effective execution.

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Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee ensures the independence and professional excellence of V.E. Composed of independent members, the council oversees the quality of our methods and products, and reviews conclusions from academic research conducted using our database.

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Supporting academic research on social responsibility

With a 35+ year record in supporting the shift to a more sustainable, resilient and responsible financial system, our global teams actively promote SRI in their local markets, raising awareness, supporting the development of new standards and engaging in constructive dialogue.

Academic Partnerships

Academic research into Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) and Sustainable Finance is essential to the ongoing development of the industry.

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Affiliations and Memberhips

V.E proactively engages in stakeholder dialogue to promote social responsibility, responsible investment and to support the development of market standards.

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