Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) recently launched an Environmental & Social (E&S) QualityScore Disclosure and Transparency Signal scoring tool that provides a new metric for institutional investors to use, together with ISS’ Governance QualityScore, to more fully evaluate the environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk of their portfolio companies. ISS believes that institutional investors are increasingly factoring ESG considerations into their investment and voting decisions and engagement activities. ISS is an entity that provides proxy voting recommendation and other services to its institutional investor clients.
Sidley Austin LLP provides this information as a service to clients and other friends for educational purposes only. It should not be construed or relied on as legal advice or to create a lawyer-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking advice from professional advisers.
Attorney Advertising—Sidley Austin LLP, One South Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60603. +1 312 853 7000. Sidley and Sidley Austin refer to Sidley Austin LLP and affiliated partnerships, as explained at www.sidley.com/disclaimer.
© Sidley Austin LLP