Carry out in-depth analysis of ESG issues based on over 100 quantitative and qualitative rating factors across more than 800 sovereign issuers from 120 countries.
Explore countries’ rating assessments in the areas of Political System/Governance, Human Rights/Fundamental Freedoms, Social Condition, Natural Resources, Climate Change/Energy, Production/Consumption.
Perform positive screening to identify countries with strong sustainability performance through the Prime Status label and other metrics. Quantify your sovereign risk exposure through a comprehensive analysis of controversies across 19 material topics such as biodiversity, climate protection, corruption, and human rights.
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The ESG Country Rating solution provides a highly relevant and material assessment of a country’s sustainability performance. The data covers all global institutional debt issued across EU, OECD and BRICS countries as well as other important sovereign issuers from Asia, Africa and South America. A subset of ESG Ratings data is available for an additional 320 governments and municipalities. The comprehensive rating follows a profound methodology, reflecting global best practices as well as normative considerations, and includes an analyst opinion to summarize the key issues most material to the specific entity.
ISS ESG is the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., the world’s leading provider of environmental, social, and governance solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset servicing providers. ISS ESG solutions include corporate and country ESG research, climate data, analytics and advisory, governance data and screening and controversies. For more information, visit iss-esg.com.
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