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Corporate governance & ownership
Conference Board Database
Reports and data on key issues in areas of corporate leadership, economy and business environment, and human capital including annual surveys on CEO succession practices, director compensation and board practices, US top executive compensation, job satisfaction, and sustainability matters . Economic datasets include historical data for key economic indicators.
Execucomp (via WRDS)
Top executives' salary, bonus, and stock option data since 1992 is available. The database also has company-specific financial statement information to supplement the compensation data.
ISS (formerly RiskMetrics)
Covering S&P 1500 companies, ISS provides data on: Directors: range of variables related to individual board directors (e.g., name, age, tenure, gender, committee memberships, primary employer and title, etc. from 1996+ Governance: information on takeover defense and other corporate governance provisions. Coverage is from 1990+
MSCI ESG KLD Stats (via WRDS)
Annual data set of positive and negative environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance indicators applied to a universe of publicly traded companies. Coverage: 1991+
MSCI GMI Ratings (via WRDS)
Annual historical data for each proxy year beginning in 2001. Information includes: corporate board structure and independence , director positions and committee assignments, executive and director compensation, audit fees, corporate ownership, and takeover defenses.
Thomson Reuters Ownership Datasets (via WRDS)
Formerly called CDA Spectrum, Thomson Reuters Ownership datasets consists of 3 parts: