Modern governance matters.
The Institute’s mission is to empower it globally.
Modern governance has the power to drive financial performance, improve transparency, inclusion, and engagement, delivering value to all stakeholders. Diligent has the privilege of working with more than 650,000 leaders of 17,000 organizations in over 90 countries – we’re giving back to our industry with The Institute.
Diligent Institute provides publicly available, industry-leading research on global modern governance practices. Today’s increasingly dynamic world presents a dizzying array of economic opportunities and challenges. As companies navigate that environment, high-quality modern governance is more important than ever to ensure effective oversight, increase levels of diversity and inclusion, protect and create jobs, and positively impact society. The Institute equips corporate leaders around the globe with cutting-edge research to inform forward-looking decisions that leave a meaningful mark on the world. Diligent Institute’s research is derived from real experience across sectors and geographies, utilizing quantitative surveys, case studies, and interviews with directors, as well as objective data from publicly-available sources.
Who are we?
Diligent Institute was founded in 2018 to offer a global perspective on the complex and disruptive board governance topics that directors and leadership teams are tackling today. The Institute serves as the global governance research arm of Diligent Corporation, the pioneer in modern governance. Diligent® empowers leaders to turn governance into a competitive advantage through unparalleled insight and highly secure, integrated SaaS applications, helping organizations thrive and endure in today’s complex, global landscape. The Diligent Institute is solely funded by the Diligent Corporation.
Dottie Schindlinger, Executive Director Annie Kors, Lead Researcher