02 MAR 2020|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Our examination of corporate boards at Moody's-rated companies in the European Union, UK and Norway shows a positive relationship between gender diversity and higher credit ratings.
10 FEB 2020|Sector In-Depth|Consumer Trends|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Women have increased their share of higher-paying jobs that support consumption. But their student debt burdens are larger than men’s, a source of financial fragility.
Exploration & Production – North America: Investment-grade E&P boardrooms generally strong but not always diverse
06 NOV 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
The boards of the investment-grade North American E&P companies are well positioned today to oversee their ongoing portfolio transitions toward unconventional plays.
Corporate boards – North America: Gender diversity is correlated with higher ratings, but mandates pose short-term risk
11 SEP 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Gender diversity at the board level is correlated with higher credit ratings. But regulatory mandates requiring gender diversity will require higher board turnover for affected companies.
Demographics - United States: Rising female labor force participation and employment supports US economy, but gender gaps remain
10 SEP 2019|Issuer Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Higher labor force participation and employment among women adds to overall economic activity and the economy's growth potential.
Asset Management: UK gender pay disclosures will drive better corporate governance for asset managers, a credit positive
05 APR 2018|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
The disclosure of gender-based pay gaps in asset management likely will give companies with smaller gaps a competitive advantage in attracting employees and investors.
Sovereigns – Advanced Economies : Higher female labor force participation mitigates demographic pressures
23 FEB 2018|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Fiscal measures aimed at mitigating demographic pressures by boosting female labor force participation will support growth and public finances.
13 AUG 2017|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
The economies best able to retain their credit strengths include those where strong local institutions are supportive of fostering higher workforce participation and productivity growth.