Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS): ISS ESG Carbon & Climate Impact Data

Incorporates carbon footprint, climate impact, scenario analysis, Carbon Risk Rating.


Risk Management: Perform ex-post and ex-ante analysis to identify how adjusting exposure to certain companies impacts your overall portfolio climate risk. With Climate Impact data, measure the physical risks linked to the sector and geographic exposure, and transitional risks covering fossil fuel reserves and renewable energy assets.

Measurement and reporting: Conduct a comprehensive forward-looking assessment to evaluate to what extent your portfolio companies’ can cope with future challenges related to climate change, including how your portfolio holdings aligns with below 2, 4, and 6 degrees Celsius climate scenarios. Have all data required for both internal and worldwide reporting initiatives on climate risks – such as the TCFD – at your fingertips.

Investing: Feed climate data into your investment process to mitigate risks and seize opportunities arising from a transition to a low carbon economy. With the Carbon Risk Rating, assess a company’s efficiency, risk management and measures taken to reduce its carbon footprint for 6,500+ companies through a forward-looking lens.


The ISS ESG Carbon & Climate Impact data feed is a comprehensive product incorporating carbon footprint, climate impact, scenario analysis, Carbon Risk Rating, energy & extractives involvement, and Potential Avoided Emissions data. The carbon data covers companies’ scope 1 (direct) & scope 2 (indirect) GHG emissions and intensity, scope 3 (other indirect emissions), and transitional and physical climate risks for 25,000+ global companies.

The Energy & Extractives data set contains 200+ factors, including revenue share, capacity, output and volume. Users can evaluate 18,000 companies for detailed fossil fuel and power generation involvement to acquire a deeper climate risk understanding.

About the Provider:

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

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