ISS SFDR Principal Adverse Impact

Data Feed by ISS ESG

Added to Marketplace: January 12, 2022


All mandatory corporate and sovereign indicator and metrics covered. This was enhanced in December 2022 to include Unadjusted Gender Paygap data - research that was specifically conducted for this purpose.

Market leading coverage of 28,000+ issuers for climate related datapoints, and over 190,000 Directorship records used to support board gender diversity.

14 additional corporate indicators and 6 out of 8 additional sovereign / supranational indicators already covered. Continued expansion of additional indicators planned, including prioritization of Biodiversity related indicators following new ISS ESG capabilities.

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ISS ESG has offered its dedicated and tailor made SFDR Principal Adverse Impact Solution since April 2021. This now covers a baseline universe of more than 8,000 corporate issuers and 190 countries, and for specific climate and social indicators, a significantly larger universe is provided in excess of 28,000 corporate issuers. The solution supports all mandatory corporate and sovereign / supranational indicators and metrics. Certain indicators are highly sector-specific and ISS ESG leverages its decades-long proprietary ESG research and assessment experience to assess relevance and materiality of the indicator to the industry in question, which defines the number of companies considered for data collection for each metric.

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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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