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ISS ESG Governance QualityScore

Data Feed by ISS ESG

Added to Marketplace: Aug. 30, 2019

  • Integrate non-financial data into fundamental investment processes so risks and opportunities are automatically included as part of the research mosaic.
  • Identify and target portfolio companies that have poor governance practices, construct portfolios around governance, and leverage governance issues effectively when making investment decisions.
  • Better understand a company’s approach to governance over time with historical scores and data that can provide greater context and help to uncover trends, through the point-in time nature of the feed.
Feed Coverage
Region CountTypeStart Date
Africa 100Entities2014
Asia 940Entities2013
Europe 1,650Entities2013
Latin America 70Entities2014
North America (incl US) 4,800Entities2013
Pacific 290Entities2013
Feed Details
The ISS ESG Governance QualityScore is an objective, point-in-time, data-driven tool that helps investment professionals measure and identify areas of corporate risk in Board Structure, Compensation programs, Shareholder Rights, and Audit & Risk Oversight. Company-level scores provide an indication of relative governance quality based on an evaluation of approximately 100 of 230 total factors that are most relevant to a given country or region.
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