As demand continues to grow for independent analysis of sustainable financing frameworks, Moody’s is here to support you. Our market-innovating Second Party Opinions (SPOs) of green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked bonds and loans bring clarity to the sustainability impact of financing frameworks and instruments and their alignment to market standards. SPOs help issuers communicate their sustainability objectives with key stakeholders, and may facilitate customers’ access to capital.

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Originator Assessment

Helps originators position themselves with structured finance issuers / originators in their local markets
Support your finance strategy
May attract and access funding from responsible investors
Diversify and extend your investor base
May result in attractive funding costs, improved deal execution and increased subscription levels
Provides a tool for comparison to measure against peers and highlighting operational performance
Communicate your sustainability development and initiatives
Strengthen corporate sustainability initiatives
Demonstrate your project's contribution to sustainability, your commitment to innovation and sustainable development
Assess how proceeds of bonds and loans contribute and align to sustainability principles
Helps market participants make informed decisions on the operational and financial stability of originators
Increase transparency with market participants
Allows you to clearly demonstrate a transaction’s sustainability value among investors, regulators and peers 
Provide visibility to investors and lenders on reporting of your instrument and financing framework
Helps market participants compare originators ' quality within different jurisdictions
Analysis is conducted by Structured Finance analysts who have expertise in the sector
The Originator Assessment is a report made available publicly via
Moody’s assigns originators one of the following five assessment levels: Strong, Above Average, Average, Below Average, Weak.
OAs are monitored continuously including being reviewed approximately every 12 months, or more frequently in the event of material changes
Typical uses

Can be requested by originators to better position their services to structured finance issuers / obligors

Analytical Coverage
For rated organizations, typically the lead analyst will conduct the RAS analysis
For unrated organizations, a lead analyst will be determined based on sector experience and analytical availability
RAS outcomes are determined by a RAS committee