Guide to ESG data providers :: ESG Index Solutions

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. - ESG Index Solutions

Data category

  • Environmental data
  • Social data
  • Indices/Exchange data

What data do you provide?

ISS ESG’s index solutions allow investors to identify, benchmark, and track portfolio companies with superior ESG performance while successfully realizing their own index strategies. The ESG Index Solutions offering consists of turnkey and custom index solutions. 

  • Turnkey index solutions: Used to support benchmark series as well as thematic indices. Investors can license turnkey indices from global index providers, powered by comprehensive and high-quality ISS ESG data, enabling investors to benchmark and track the performance of their portfolio or create index-linked investment products. 
  • Custom index solutions: Allows investors to combine ISS ESG’s proprietary data with an index provider of their choice. Investors can promote unique ESG strategies with broad insight and exclusive customized indices to meet individual investors’ objectives. 

Where and how do you source your data?

Data is collected based on the sources and methodology used by each ISS ESG solution. ISS ESG data is typically derived from company filings, as well as ongoing event-driven data updates as reflected in public disclosure, press releases and company web sites.