iSignthis rated “Prime” by ISS ESG
iSignthis announced that has been rated “Prime” by International Shareholder Services (ISS).
iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX | FRA: TA8) (“the Company” or “ISX”) has been the subject of an independent ESG Corporate Rating review by international corporate governance and proxy advisory firm, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”).
The Company is pleased to advise that ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of ISS, has given ISX a “Prime” rating following the completion of the rating process.
According to the rating methodology, the “Prime” rating is attributed to companies with an overall rating/environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) performance above the sector specific threshold. This includes fulfilling ambitious absolute performance requirements.
The assessment of a company’s management of ESG issues is based on approximately 100 sector-specific criteria. The areas of assessment include: Environment Impact, Climate Change Strategy, Human Rights, Suppliers, and Governance including Board Independence and Business Ethics.
“This is an independent ratings review that has been conducted by one of the biggest and most respected rating firms in the world,” said CEO John Karantzis.
“Every aspect of our business, from our disclosures to the way we do business has been examined and it is a credit to the iSignthis team that we have been given this “Prime” rating.”
More information about ISS ESG Corporate Rating can be found at https://www.issgovernance.com/esg/ratings/corporate-rating/
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. ISS’s solutions include: objective governance research and recommendations; RI data, analytics, and research, end-to-end proxy voting and distribution solutions, turnkey securities class-action claims management, and reliable global governance data and modeling tools.
Institutional clients turn to ISS to apply their corporate governance views, identify environmental, social and governance risk, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis.
ISS is a global company with more than 1,800 employees spread across 30 offices in 13 countries. ISS covers approximately 44,000 meetings in 115 countries yearly, delivering proxy research and vote recommendations while working closely with clients to execute more than 10.2 million ballots representing 4.2 trillion shares. ISS’ RI research covers more than 20,000 companies across the globe.
ISS ESG is the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS). The products and services offered by ISS ESG are designed to assist institutional investors in developing and integrating responsible investing policies into their strategies, researching, analyzing and screening for company performance, and supporting engagement and communication.
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