Turnkey recordkeeping & disclosure services to help efficiently showcase active ownership and cost-effectively achieve compliance with global regulatory requirements, stewardship codes, and best practice guidelines.
With today’s focus on ESG, asset managers, mutual fund complexes, and asset owners are looking to showcase their active ownership, alongside meeting regulatory requirements, stewardship codes, and best practice standards for corporate governance disclosure.
ISS provides a fully outsourced solution to help investors tell their stewardship story, while also providing a cost-effective solution to meet regulatory mandates and best practice disclosure and transparency of voting policies and practices for investors in global markets.
Tell your stewardship narrative and meet regulatory & best practice standards for disclosure
Branded vote disclosure website development and hosting to help you make your portfolio-level voting records accessible to clients and other stakeholders.
Premium, interactive dashboards provide for dynamic display of voting records via statistical graphics, with the opportunity to highlight key votes.
Meet local market stakeholders needs with support for foreign language overlay in French, Dutch & German
HIGHLIGHT YOUR STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM WITH
ISS VOTE DISCLOSURE SERVICES
Customizable, interactive dashboard of graphical voting statistics, including:
Votes Cast by Proposal Category
Votes Cast by Type
Alignment with Management
Meetings by Type, Sector, Market
Flexibility to display information by portfolio, fund, issuer, market or meeting date, with the ability to drill into detailed meeting information for additional content.
Incorporate your branding, logo and color scheme into ISS hosted website to seamlessly make your policies and voting records available to stakeholders.
Export content for stakeholder reporting.
Select & highlight keys votes, such as votes against management or ESG shareholder proposals, and define “significant meetings” for disclosure, which can also assist with SRD II requirements.
Websites can allow for custom disclosure periods, including past meetings or meetings voted in advance of the meeting date, with the ability to search by fund, company, ticker, and meeting date.
Create a standalone site or embed vote records within your current public website structure for stakeholder disclosure.
Support for foreign language translation overlay in Dutch, French & German.
Explore Vote Disclosure Services
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ISS Vote Disclosure Services can help you meet regulatory as well as best practice standard for
US Securities and Exchange Commission Form N-PX
National Instrument (NI) 81-106 website disclosure in Canada
UN PRI Signatories
UCITS Directive in Europe
UK Stewardship Code
EC Action Plan for Corporate Governance
EU Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II)
EFAMA Code for External Governance
Minder Swiss Ordinance for Pension Fund Voting
BVI Code of Conduct in Germany
Eumedion Best Practices in Netherlands
Assogestioni Principe in Italy
Japan Stewardship Code
Financial Services Council (FSC) Standard No. 13 and Standard No. 20 in Australia
Stronger Super Reforms (RG 252) in Australia
For investment managers that are looking to comply with SEC rules for disclosure of proxy voting policies and proxy voting records, ISS provides fully outsourced file preparation services, including:
ASCII or HTML format reports to meet SEC Form N-PX requirements
Cover letter and signature page service available for Form N-PX reports
Data management services through file transfer from third party sub-advisors, vote record ingestion, file creation for SEC Form N-PX, and file retention for record keeping purposes.
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