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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 for purchase via FactSet.
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  • 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 is the world's leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, and hedge funds. ISS' solutions include: objective governance research and recommendations; RI data, analytics, and research; end-to-end proxy voting solutions; turnkey securities class actions claims management; and reliable global governance data and modeling tools. Clients rely on ISS' expertise to help them make informed corporate governance decisions.