Municipal bonds can play a large role in shifting capital flows to investments that address societal issues and have a tangible impact on local communities. The ISS ESG Muni QualityScore provides ESG scoring for the U.S. municipal market at the GEO.id level, as well as at the CUSIP6 level for issuers.
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The ESG Muni QualityScore offers fixed income investors an unmatched level of transparency by providing ESG rankings, scores, and underlying data for municipal bonds in all 50 states.
SERVING A BROAD RANGE OF FINANCIAL MARKET PARTICIPANTS
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MANAGE DIVERSE INVESTOR NEEDS & ENHANCE CLIENT OFFERINGS
A U.S. Based Wealth Manager
A wealth manager with over $60 billion in U.S. municipal bonds, covering over 10,000 positions, had begun to build out a database with the goal of assessing the ESG performance of their municipal assets. The wealth manager only had basic data elements in place and needed a deep dive approach to be able to accurately assess risk.
By utilizing the ESG Muni QualityScore, and underlying data, the client was able to quickly build out the database it envisioned to assess risk in this very large marketplace. The client was also able to build out its own ESG scoring solution, while utilizing the ESG Muni QualityScore as an internal benchmark.
ISS ESG DIFFERENCE
The ESG Muni QualityScore provides a detailed assessment of socioeconomic risks faced by upwards of 29,000 U.S. cities/towns, 3,141 counties, 13,500 school districts across all 50 states.
Currently utilizing 72 scores from the respective datasets: the individual scores determine the ranking for each city/town, county, state, and school district, both statewide, and nationally, for each data input.
Trust ESG Muni QualityScore to help you fulfill your ESG investment strategy.
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