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ISS Governance QualityScore

Data Feed by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

Added as Candidate: Feb. 20, 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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Highlights
  • 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.
Feed Coverage
Region CountTypeStart Date
Africa 80Entities2013
Asia 1000Entities2013
Europe 1200Entities2013
Latin America 70Entities2014
North America 3500Entities2013
Pacific 220Entities2013
United States 3000Entities2013
Feed Details
The ISS Governance QualityScore is an objective, 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 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.