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Proxy advisers assess impacts of government reform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... December, Paatsch confirmed. Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research at Institutional Shareholder Services confirmed that ISS is applying for the new AFSL license as well. Paatsch called the new ASFL licencing process for proxy advisers ...

Proxy advisers criticise new government reforms

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... expected in under 60 days, said Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia and New Zealand research at Institutional Shareholder Services. "We disagree on the need for any new regulation of proxy advisory firms and the manner in which they were rushed through ...

Institutional Shareholder Services to acquire Rainmaker Information

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... (Rainmaker), publisher of FS Sustainability, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market intelligence, fund services ...

Increase in linking environmental, social metrics to remuneration: ISS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
... this," said Vas Kolesnikoff, executive director, head of Australian and New Zealand Research at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "It's not just reducing emissions, but they want to sell more renewables, which is a completely different issue. ...

ISS ESG launches Solactive ISS ESG Prime Index Series

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019  |  NEWS
... governance (ESG) performance based on ISS ESG ratings. ISS ESG is the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. The Solactive ISS ESG Prime Index Series tracks companies fulfilling what ISS calls "ambitious, absolute ESG performance ...

Institutional Shareholder Services purchases CAER

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019  |  NEWS
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has acquired CAER. ISS already has operations in Australia, and the acquisition of CAER will more than double ISS' headcount in the market to include eight research analysts covering responsible investment and ...

Natixis joins the Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019  |  NEWS
... Separately, Climate Bonds Initiative announced that ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services, has been reconfirmed as a verifier under the Climate Bonds Standard and Certification Scheme. The reconfirmation underscores ...

Controlled companies underperformed non-controlled firms: IRRCi

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2016  |  NEWS
... voting structures and companies with single-class stock controlled firms. IRRCi commissioned Institutional Shareholder Services to conduct the study. The study found that average CEO pay at controlled companies is pay is significantly higher at controlled ...

Investors integrating ESG in quant portfolios: Northern Trust

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 APR 2015  |  NEWS
... that we've seen in emerging markets is corporate governance risk." Northern Trust worked with Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) to develop a quality overlay that evaluates emerging market companies on their corporate governance. "Our initial thought ...

Sustainalytics hires Cheryl Gustitus

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 SEP 2014  |  NEWS
... Ratings, where she was chief marketing officer. Prior to that, she worked for nearly 10 years with Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading proxy advisory firm. Previously, she has worked for T. Rowe Price and Calvert Investments. "We are ...
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