LONDON (February 1, 2022)– ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), today announced it has been named “Best in ESG Research” for 2022 by ESG Investing, a London-based media platform covering ESG and sustainable investing for fund managers, institutional investors and listed companies.
The ESG Investing Awards 2022 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. This year saw nearly double the number of nominations from 2021, according to ESG Investing.
“Supporting institutional investors with high-quality and independent research that is rooted in relevant, forward-looking assessments of ESG risks and opportunities is the foundation and hallmark of ISS ESG research,” said Bonnie Saynay, Global Head of ESG Investor Research & Data Strategy for ISS ESG. “Institutions require strategic research partners they can rely on to transparently help them navigate the many challenges that affect their investment decision-making, and this award affirms the trust leading global institutions place in ISS ESG research.”
Operating across the globe and with more than 270 analysts delivering high-quality and independent research to investors, ISS ESG promotes transparency and quality in its ESG research methodologies and processes and has set up a dedicated, publicly accessible website on the methodology, quality, and research processes spanning its various ESG solutions. ISS ESG has in place a Global ESG Methodology governance structure that is responsible for reviewing and updating the methodologies to keep up with the latest developments and findings within the field of sustainability, including an ISS ESG methodology review board made up of content-focused subject matter experts.
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About ISS ESG
ISS ESG solutions enable investors to develop and integrate responsible investing policies and practices, engage on responsible 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
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