LONDON (March 6, 2023)– ISS ESG, the sustainable investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), today announced it has been named “Best ESG Index Provider” for 2023 by ESG Investing, a London-based media platform covering ESG and sustainable investing for fund managers, institutional investors, and listed companies, at the ESG Investing Awards ceremony held on February 23, 2023.
The ESG Investing Awards 2023 are devoted to assessing and evaluating the best companies involved in all areas of ESG investing across the globe and are designed exclusively for banks, investment managers, research houses, ratings agencies, index and ETF providers, and exchanges. Awards categories are assessed by a panel of independent judges comprising financial market professionals, academics, and independent experts.
With over 30 years of experience of working with institutional investors, ISS ESG is a leading provider of sustainable investment solutions. ISS ESG has developed a suite of differentiated ESG thematic indices based on high-quality, and reliable, data which are designed to be relevant to current index investor expectations. Examples include our Governance QualityScore Series, EVA Leaders Series, and US Diversity indices, as well as our Freshwater Index Series.
“The ISS ESG Freshwater Index Series is a great example of ISS ESG bringing to market innovative and differentiated index offerings, drawing on our deep well of industry leading sustainability ratings and research, and high-quality data,” said Hernando Cortina, Head of Index Strategy at ISS ESG.
Launched last year, the ISS ESG Freshwater Index Series enables investors to address freshwater risk while maintaining alignment with traditional ESG considerations.
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About ISS ESG
ISS ESG solutions enable investors to develop and integrate sustainable investing policies and practices, engage on sustainable investment issues, and monitor portfolio company practices through screening solutions. It also provides climate data, analytics, and advisory services to help financial market participants understand, measure, and act on climate-related risks across all asset classes. In addition, ESG solutions cover corporate and country ESG research and ratings enabling its clients to identify material social and environmental risks and opportunities. For more information, please visit us at: www.iss-esg.com
Executive Director, Communications, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.