The Global Leader in Corporate Governance

For 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, hedge funds, 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.

Institutional 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 global company with more than 800 employees spread across 15 offices in 10 countries. ISS covers approximately 39,000 companies in 115 countries, delivering proxy research and vote recommendations on nearly 28,000 companies each year and working closely with clients to execute more than 7.5 million ballots representing 4 trillion shares. Our flexible coverage universe expands correspondingly with our clients’ holdings.

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.