Apex and ISS jointly launch new ESG reporting services | Institutional Asset Manager

Apex, the world’s fifth largest fund administrator, and ISS, a provider of end-to-end governance and responsible investment solutions have joined forces to deliver ESG reporting capabilities to asset managers worldwide…The reports will allow Apex clients to measure the ESG performance of each of their portfolio companies through accessing ISS’ Governance QualityScores, company carbon footprints, and…

Proxy adviser ISS backs call for gun safety report at Sturm Ruger | Reuters

ISS and Glass-Lewis both recommended votes in favor of a proxy proposal calling for a report on gun safety. Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday recommended investors vote to support a shareholder proposal calling for gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co to report on gun safety, which could put new attention on so-called “smart gun”…