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ISS ESG Carbon & Climate Impact Data

Data Feed by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

Added as Candidate: Aug. 19, 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
  • Perform ex-post and ex-ante analysis to identify how adjusting exposure to certain companies impacts your overall portfolio climate risk.
  • Measurement and reporting: Conduct a comprehensive forward-looking assessment to evaluate to what extent your portfolio companies’ can cope with future challenges related to climate change, including how your portfolio holdings aligns with below 2, 4, and 6 degrees Celsius climate scenarios. Have all data required for both internal and worldwide reporting initiatives on climate risks - such as the TCFD - at your fingertips.
  • Investing: Feed climate data into your investment process to mitigate risks and seize opportunities arising from a transition to a low carbon economy.
Feed Coverage
Region CountTypeStart Date
Global 22,000Entities2012
Africa 400Entities2012
Asia 11,550Entities2012
Europe 4,100Entities2012
North America 5,100Entities2012
Pacific 550Entities2012
South America 350Enitites2012
Feed Details
The ISS ESG Carbon & Climate Impact data feed is a comprehensive product incorporating carbon footprint data, an overall Carbon Risk Rating and Potential Avoided Emissions (PAE). The feed covers companies’ scope 1 (direct) & scope 2 (indirect) GHG emissions and intensity, scope 3 (other indirect emissions), and transitional and physical climate risks for 22,000+ global companies.

The Carbon Risk Rating assesses the climate-related performance of 5,300+ companies, taking into account not only industry-specific challenges and risk profiles, but also a company’s positive impact.

The PAE data measure the emissions for 250+ utility companies that are saved by a company’s products or services.
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 iss-esg.com.