Stern School of Business, New York University

ISS: Institutional Shareholder Services

ISS data includes Governance data, Directors data, Shareholder Proposals, and Voting Analytics data. Further information can be found on the WRDS website (see links below).


The RiskMetrics databases are accessible through query pages on the WRDS website, and as SAS datasets on the WRDS linux server (

ISS Website
WRDS Introduction (includes how to get an account)
WRDS Website (to request an account or to login)
WRDS Without Account (on public terminals in Bobst Library)