The Global Leader in Corporate Governance

For nearly three decades, ISS has remained true to its mission:

Enabling the financial community to manage governance risk for the benefit of shareholders.

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance solutions for asset owners, investment managers, and asset service providers. ISS’ solutions include objective governance research and recommendations, end-to-end proxy voting and distribution solutions, turnkey securities class-action claims management, and reliable global governance data and modeling tools.

More than 1,700 clients turn to ISS to apply their corporate governance views, identify governance risk, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis.

ISS is a truly global company with more than 800 employees spread across 16 offices in 10 countries. ISS issues proxy research and vote recommendations on approximately 39,000 companies in 115 countries each year, and works closely with clients to execute nearly 7 million ballots representing 2.7 trillion shares. ISS analysts have unique expertise and insight on the governance landscape, local market voting, practices and regulatory requirements, along with expertise in varied fields such as law, M&A, compensation, and analytics.