Research Providers – ISS
Founded in 1985 as Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., ISS is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers.
ISS-Ethix is a proud supporter of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. The Principles provides a framework for understanding the implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment and ownership decisions. The Principles were developed by investors, for investors. They have more than 1,750 signatories, from over 50 countries, representing approximately US$70 trillion.
ISS-Ethix is committed to supporting investors and asset managers who choose to become signatories with a robust suite of solutions. For this reason, we have partnered with the Sustainable Investments Institute (Si2) to develop broad range of solutions that support aspiring and new signatories as well as existing signatories that are seeking to expand their implementation. These services are designed to facilitate a customized, step-by-step approach to implementing the UNPRI.