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.
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