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ISS Director Data

Data Feed by ISS ESG

Added as Candidate: Apr. 24, 2019

Candidate Product
Candidate Definition
This product is in the review and/or onboarding process towards full availability. It is not currently available via FactSet.
Register Interest
  • Gain important perspective to boardroom decision-making processes. Easily understand portfolio companies’ director qualifications, refreshment, and interlocks for risk and performance analysis for 150,000 directorships across more than 100 countries . Leverage ISS' unique director identifier to positively identify individuals across all of their director roles.
  • Identify signals of possible management changes or catalysts for events like M&A or activist campaigns by incorporating 150 unique board and director data points, including classification, skills, bio, compensation, & shareholder vote support.
  • Utilize the same data ISS proxy advisory and institutional investors use to evaluate corporate governance practices and Director assessments. Numerous academic studies have found correlations between corporate performance and board structure.
Feed Coverage
Region CountTypeStart Date
Africa 3,500Directorships2012
Asia 41,000Directorships2012
Europe 34,000Directorships2012
Latin America 2,800Directorships2012
Middle East 6,300Directorships2012
North America 62,000Directorships2012
Pacific 6,300Directorships2012
Feed Details
ISS Director Data enables investors to uncover potential opportunities, identify investment risks and generate unique ideas through a deep dive of corporate director attributes. Gain a complete picture of the Board responsible for management oversight with 150 board and director data points to evaluate board independence, skills, diversity, key committee positions, attendance, ownership, compensation, meeting attendance and more.
Firm Information
ISS ESG is the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., the world’s leading provider of environmental, social, and governance solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset servicing providers. ISS ESG solutions include corporate and country ESG research, climate data, analytics and advisory, governance data and screening and controversies. For more information, visit