About us

mission history

ESG Research: a well-established history

V.E is a global pioneer of ESG analysis. We are a key stakeholder and driving force in developing ESG awareness amongst civil society and public authorities, as well as in adapting company and investor strategies. Innovation remains at the core of our DNA.


V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, 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.

2020 | V.E 

opens a new office in Singapor

2019 | V.E 

becomes an Affiliate of Moody’s Corporation

2018 | V.E

opens a new office in Hong Kong

2015 | Vigeo

announces its merger with EIRIS

2014 | Vigeo

strengthens its international presence, developing activities in Santiago, Chile

2013 | EIRIS

Conflict Risk Network integrated into EIRIS

2012 | Vigeo

launches the Vigeo Euronext indices

2011 | Vigeo

opens Vigeo London

2010 | Vigeo

creates the two business units: Vigeo Rating & Vigeo Enterprise

2008 | EIRIS

opens a new office in Paris

2006 | Vigeo

Acquisition of Italy’s Avanzi SRI Research, becoming Vigeo Italy

2005 | Vigeo

acquires Belgium’s Stock at Stake, becoming Vigeo Belgium

2005 | EIRIS

opens a new office in Boston 

2004 | EIRIS

creates Vigeo Casablanca

2003 | Vigeo

acquires Arèse, French rating agency

2002| Vigeo

is created by Nicole Notat

1999 | EIRIS

has been developing the Eiris Global Network, a global network of partners, since 1999

1983 | EIRIS

Creation of EIRIS. Prior to the merger with Vigeo, EIRIS was entirely owned by the EIRIS Foundation