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ISS is a proxy advisory firm that provides ESG data, market intelligence, governance research and analytics solutions to financial markets. Read more

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President & CEO

Gary Retelny

CEO Approval Rating

98/100

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Truvalue Labs is seen as one of ISS's biggest rivals. Truvalue Labs was founded in 2013 in San Francisco, California. Like ISS, Truvalue Labs also operates in the Business Support Services sector. Truvalue Labs generates $273.8M less revenue than ISS.

Sustainalytics is one of ISS's top competitors. Sustainalytics was founded in 1992, and its headquarters is in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland. Like ISS, Sustainalytics also operates in the Business Support Services space. Sustainalytics has 1,300 fewer employees than ISS.

Sensefolio is one of ISS's top rivals. Sensefolio was founded in 2015, and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Sensefolio operates in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry. Sensefolio generates $274.9M less revenue vs. ISS.

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ISS Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Centre for Australian Ethical Research

Feb 2019

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undisclosed
CAER is a provider of environmental, social, governance and ethical performance research services for businesses.
Strategic Insight, Inc.

Jan 2019

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undisclosed
Strategic Insight provides data, business intelligence, research, and marketing services for the asset management sector.
IW Financial

Jan 2017

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undisclosed
IW Financial provides environmental, social and governance research and consulting solutions for asset management firms and investment advisors.
iiWisdom, LLC

Aug 2016

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undisclosed
iiWisdom is an online survey-based data collection platform that helps investors to communicate directly with companies and their boards.
Incentive Lab, LLC

Oct 2014

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that ISS has acquired. ISS has acquired 5 companies and its latest acquisition was Centre for Australian Ethical Research in Feb 2019. CAER is a provider of environmental, social, governance and ethical performance research services for businesses.

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These are all the companies that ISS has invested in. ISS has invested 5 companies and its latest investment was Centre for Australian Ethical Research in Feb 2019. CAER is a provider of environmental, social, governance and ethical performance research services for businesses.

ISS News

April 8, 2021MarketScreener

ISS urges Creval investors to vote against keeping current CEO

(marketscreener.com) Leading shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Service advised inve... See more »
April 5, 2021MarketScreener

Announces Independent Proxy Advisory Firms ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend Shareholders Vote FOR the Proposed Aphria-Tilray Business Combination

(marketscreener.com) LEAMINGTON, ON, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Aphria Inc. , a leading global cann... See more »
March 25, 2021Benzinga

Independent Proxy Advisory Firms Glass Lewis and ISS Recommend Pinnacle Shareholders Vote FOR the Arrangement with Drax Group

VANCOUVER, BC, March 24, 2021 /CNW/ - Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. ("Pinnacle" or the "Company") (T... See more »
March 17, 2021BioSpace

Independent Advisory Firm ISS Recommends Seneca Biopharma, Inc. Stockholders Vote for Proposed Merger and Reverse Stock Split

Seneca Biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCA), today announced that leading independent proxy advisory firm I... See more »
March 13, 2021PageOne

Proxy advisers recommend LG shareholders reject spinoff plan

Proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services Inc and Glass Lewis &... The post Proxy advisers re... See more »
March 11, 2021Benzinga

ISS Reaffirms Recommendation FOR Pending Acquisition of QEP Resources by Diamondback Energy

DENVER, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) (QEP or the Company) today ... See more »
March 2, 2021FinanceFeeds

Deutsche Brse acquires ESG analytics firm ISS

FinanceFeeds - ISS has also established a policy that it will not provide proxy research or other ana... See more »

ISS Press Releases

May 13, 2021centralcharts

Leading Independent Advisory Firm Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. Recommends Baudax Bio Shareholders Vote "For" the Proposed Additional Authorized Shares

MALVERN, Pa., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baudax Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BXRX) (the "Company"), a phar... See more »
May 6, 2021Cision Canada

ISS and Glass Lewis Support the Plan of Arrangement Between Battle North Gold Corporation and Evolution Mining Limited

/CNW/ - Battle North Gold Corporation (TSX: BNAU) (OTCQX: BNAUF) ("Battle North" or the "Company") to... See more »
May 5, 2021Business Wire

FSD Pharma Announces That ISS Recommends Shareholders Vote for the Company's Nominees to the Board Using Only the BLUE Proxy

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $HUGE--FSD Pharma Inc. (the "Company") today announced that Institutiona... See more »
April 14, 2021Business Wire

Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends Boston Private Shareholders Vote "FOR" the Proposed Transaction with SVB Financial

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends Boston Private Shareholders V... See more »
April 12, 2021StreetInsider

IsZo Capital Announces That ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend Nam Tai Shareholders Vote for Boardroom Change on its GREEN Proxy Card

Both Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms Affirm Numerous Elements of IsZos Case for Meaningful C... See more »
March 15, 2021Business Wire

Whitebox Advisors Pleased That ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend LG Corporation Shareholders Vote AGAINST the Company's Proposed Spin-Off

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Whitebox Advisors LLC (together with its affiliates, "Whitebox" o... See more »
March 11, 2021StreetInsider

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend Shareholders of QMX Gold Corporation Vote FOR its Proposed Plan of Arrangement with Eldorado Gold Corporation

TORONTO, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QMX Gold Corporation (TSX-V: QMX) (QMX or the Company) is... See more »

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Rockville, Maryland20850

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Overview

ISS is a proxy advisory firm that provides ESG data, market intelligence, governance research and analytics solutions to financial markets. ISS was founded in 1985. ISS's headquarters is located in Rockville, Maryland, USA 20850. ISS's President & CE...

CEO

ISS's President & CEO, Gary Retelny, currently has an approval rating of 98%. ISS's primary competitors are Truvalue Labs, Sustainalytics & Sensefolio.

Frequently Asked Questions about ISS

  1. When was ISS founded?

    ISS was founded in 1985
  2. Who is ISS's CEO?

    ISS's CEO is Gary Retelny
  3. How much revenue does ISS generate?

    ISS generates $280M in revenue
  4. How much funding does ISS have?

    ISS has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is ISS's headquarters?

    ISS's headquarters is in Rockville Maryland, USA
  2. How many employees does ISS have?

    ISS has 2,200 employees
  3. What sector does ISS operate in?

    ISS is in Business Support Services, Business Information Research
  4. Who are ISS's competitors?

    ISS's top competitors are Truvalue Labs, Sustainalytics, Sensefolio