ISS Enhances Methodology for Governance QualityScore
The Governance QualityScore methodology will be enhanced to provide users with deeper actionable insights, particularly in the areas of board composition and controversies. Notably, ISS has created a new Diversity subcategory to better distinguish companies with significant diversity on their board and among named executive officers (NEOs).
ISS Reconfirmed as Climate Bonds Standard & Certification Scheme Verifier
ISS announced its reconfirmation as a Verifier under the Climate Bonds Standard & Certification Scheme. The reconfirmation underscores the successful integration of the three branches of ISS ESG, including ISS-oekom which has held Approved Verifier status since 2014.
ISS released updates to its 2019 benchmark proxy voting policies for the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific regions. The updated policies will generally be applied for shareholder meetings on or after Feb. 1, 2019.
The Largest U.S. Class Action Settlements by State
Since its inception, ISS Securities Class Action Services has tracked more than 10,000 cases across the U.S. In this report, SCAS examines the largest securities class action settlements by U.S. state… Get report ›
The Throwaway Life of Plastic: Considerations for Investors
Over the course of March to June 2018, ISS-Ethix’s Global Norms Research has noted a proactive approach by companies across various sectors to demonstrate a commitment to address plastic pollution. Get report ›
Board Refreshment: Finding the Right Balance
In this article, we find that companies with a balanced board composition relative to director tenure tend to show better financial results and have a lower risk profile compared to their peers. Get report ›
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