Sustainable Finance & Lending

ISS Corporate Solutions’ (ICS) Second Party Opinion (“SPO”) services provide issuers with an independent assessment of their Green, Social and Sustainability-linked financing frameworks. Those that meet ICS’ rigorous global standards give investors the security that the projects they fund are suitably sustainable.


ISS Corporate Solutions is voted Global Capital’s Best Second Party Opinion Provider for FIG ESG

JULY 2022


ISS Corporate Solutions (ICS) works in collaboration with ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services, as the distributor of Second Party Opinions (SPO). While the SPOs are sold and distributed by ICS, the analytical work to prepare and issue SPOs is performed by ISS ESG.

Long-Standing Expertise

  • 25 Years of Excellence in ESG Research
  • Highly Experienced Analysts
  • Customized Service

High Quality Research

  • Focus on Materiality
  • 600+ Detailed Industry Specific Criteria
  • Transparent Rating Process
  • Scientific Advisory Board

External Review

  • Over 600 SPOs delivered
  • SPOs conducted in Europe, Asia and the US for issuers active in several sectors: Bank, Utility, Local Authority, Real Estate, Transport, Chemicals, Tourism and Automotive

Learn more about our Green Bond Services and Second Party Opinions.

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