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ISS ESG Norm-Based Research

Data Feed by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

Added as Candidate: Aug. 22, 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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  • Screen, analyze, and monitor companies on their adherence to international norms on Human Rights, Labor Standards, Environmental Protection, and Anti-Corruption.
  • Leverage the assessments signals and scores to inform your risk management, portfolio construction, engagement and proxy voting strategies.
  • Use Norm-Based Research to fulfill requirements for internal and external reporting initiatives, such as the PRI.
Feed Coverage
Region CountTypeStart Date
Global 23,300Entities2011
Africa 350Entities2011
Asia 7,000Entities2011
Europe 6,500Entities2011
North America 8,300Entities2011
Pacific 700Entities2011
South America 450Entities2011
Feed Details
ISS ESG Norm-Based Research identifies situations in which companies fail to prevent or address, social or environmental controversies in line with established expectations for Responsible Business Conduct.

Discover the most critical environmental and social risks for a given company in the key areas of Human Rights, Labour Rights, Environmental Protection, and Anti-Corruption, as defined by the UN Global Compact.

Individual assessments are aggregated into an overall assessment and score to easily identify companies with significant concerns.
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.