ISS ESG GATEWAY

Access a range of high-level ISS ESG corporate ratings, scores, and fund ratings.

icon-07

Information provided via the ISS ESG Gateway is updated monthly with any change to an entity’s ratings or scores reflected on the 1st of each month.

READ THE TERMS OF USE›

iss-esg-logo

ISS ESG solutions enable investors to develop and integrate responsible investing policies and practices, engage on responsible investment issues, and monitor portfolio company practices through screening solutions.

It also provides climate data, analytics, and advisory services to help financial market participants understand, measure, and act on climate-related risks across all asset classes. In addition, ESG solutions cover corporate and country ESG research and ratings enabling its clients to identify material social and environmental risks and opportunities.

RELATED ISS ESG METHODOLOGIES

ISSUER DATA

ESG Corporate Rating

The ESG Corporate Rating provides highly relevant, material and forward-looking environmental, social, and governance data and performance assessments. It covers approximately 100 indicators per industry and applies a twelve-point grading system from A+ (excellent performance) to D- (poor performance).

DOWNLOAD METHODOLOGY ›

ISSUER DATA

ESG Corporate Rating Prime Status

Companies are awarded Prime Status if the overall ESG Corporate Rating letter grade ​meets or exceeds the industry-specific Prime threshold defined by ISS ESG’s Industry Classification Matrix. The Prime threshold reflects the overall magnitude of an industry’s risk exposure and footprint, and is C+ for the majority of industries, B- for high ESG risk industries and C for industries with a lower ESG risk profile.

DOWNLOAD METHODOLOGY ›

ISSUER DATA

Governance QualityScore

Governance QualityScore is a data-driven scoring and screening solution designed to enable quality reviews of corporate governance across four key areas: Board Structure, Compensation, Shareholder Rights, and Audit & Risk Oversight. The scores provide an indication of relative risk and range from 1 (low risk) to 10 (high risk).

DOWNLOAD METHODOLOGY ›

ISSUER DATA

SDG Impact Rating

The SDG Impact Rating provides a holistic measurement of a company’s positive or negative impact on the 17 SDGs across more than 100 data factors. Companies are rated on a scale of -10 (significant negative impact) to +10 (significant positive impact).

DOWNLOAD METHODOLOGY ›

FUND DATA

ESG Fund Rating

The ISS ESG Fund Rating evaluates the environmental, social and governance performance of equity and bond funds globally. The key fund rating results are mainly derived from the pioneering ISS ESG Corporate and Country Ratings, which provide financially material and holistic sustainability signals on companies’ and countries’ current and future ESG performance. Additionally, the fund rating includes input from ISS ESG’s Governance QualityScore, Norm-Based Research, and Carbon and Climate Data.

DOWNLOAD METHODOLOGY ›

EXPLORE THOUGHT LEADERSHIP FROM ISS ESG

ISS INSIGHTS

Keep pace with the latest trends and topics impacting the investment community.

Trust ISS ESG to help you manage ESG risks & seize investment opportunities.

Prove you're human
to access the ISS ESG Gateway


Please wait...

Contact Solutions Expert

Thanks for your interest. Fill in all the required information and we'll get back to you shortly.
Marketing and Communications Email Opt–in*
Please wait...
Additional Terms of Use for the ISS ESG Gateway

The Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”) ESG ratings, scores and statuses (collectively, the “ISS ESG Ratings”) available through the ISS ESG Gateway, and your use of the ISS ESG Ratings, is subject to the Terms of Use, the Privacy Statement and these Additional Terms of Use. By accessing the ISS ESG Gateway, you acknowledge that the ISS ESG Ratings and all other information, text, data, reports, images, graphs, charts and/or material contained in the ISS ESG Gateway (collectively, the “Information”) is the exclusive property of ISS or ISS’ licensor(s). You agree that you shall receive no proprietary rights in the Information and the Information and all rights therein remain exclusively with ISS and/or its licensor(s). You shall not, and shall not assist any third party to, assert any rights in the Information or any component thereof or challenge ISS’ or its licensor(s)’ rights therein.

The Information has been published for informational, non-commercial purposes only. The following list of prohibited activities is provided for illustrative purposes and is not an exhaustive list of prohibited uses of the Information. No part of the Information may be (i) reproduced, redistributed, copied, modified, stored, reverse-engineered, transmitted, or stored; (ii) used to create any derivative works; (iii) used to develop, prepare, create or calculate a financial index or investable product (such as a mutual fund or ETF) based on a financial index or to support the management or maintenance of any financial index or investable product based on a financial index; (iv) used to develop risk models, analytics, software or in connection with issuing, offering, sponsoring, managing or marketing any securities, portfolios, financial products or other investment vehicles utilizing or based on, linked to, tracking or otherwise derived from the Information; (v) used to develop, prepare, create, implement, support or maintain a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program(s) or the like; (vi) used in connection with internal corporate governance activities; or (vii) used to assist, support, contribute to or otherwise enable investment banking activities or other advisory or service offerings marketed or provided to corporations and other operating businesses.

The provision of the Information does not constitute an offer or recommendation to buy or sell (or refrain from buying or selling), or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell, any security or financial product nor to participate (or refrain from participating in) in any particular trading strategy. ISS may change a fund or company’s ISS ESG Rating from time to time in accordance with its methodologies, policies and procedures. The Information is not intended to reflect upon a fund or company’s financial obligations or creditworthiness and is not a substitute for professional advice.

The user of the Information assumes the entire risk of any reliance upon or use it may make of the Information. THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. ISS MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE INFORMATION (OR THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED BY THE USE THEREOF), AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ISS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ORIGINALITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, CORRECTNESS, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF THE INFORMATION.

Start typing and press Enter to search