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Review of the SEC’s Proposal of “Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures”

Contributions from Timothy Tennant, Silvia Ciacchi, Caitlin Walker, and Frederic Barge On March 21, 2022, the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) issued a formal proposal to…

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What Does it Take to be a Modern Board?

On April 19th, FORTUNE published the first-ever Modern Board 25 ranking, which recognizes the most innovative boards of directors among S&P 500 companies. The ranking is powered by…

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A Few More Good Women? Slow Progress on Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

In Diligent Institute’s recent paper titled A Few Good Women: Gender and Leadership in the Boardroom, we set out to learn whether levels of female representation on boards and…

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2021 Corporate Governance and Executive Pay report

Diligent Institute and PwC Belgium recently launched our fourth consecutive report focused on the corporate governance landscape of the Belgium and Luxembourg (Belux) region. The report focused on the…

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TCFD Recommendations: Moving the World Towards Greener Investments?

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, conversations around meaningful ESG action have continued to intensify. Investors especially are paying closer attention to issues around climate change and how it is…

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The Growing Influence of ESG in Executive Compensation

Key Findings from Aligning Pay, People, and Planet Our latest Diligent Institute report, Aligning Pay, Planet and People, focused on the incorporation of ESG metrics into executive compensation plans in…

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Board Governance and Cyber Risk

Commentary by Edna Frimpong and Charalambos Argyrou The proliferation of technology and digitalization has resulted in cybersecurity and cyber risk becoming central to business continuity. There is the ever-increasing importance…

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More About Pay than About Performance

Trends Transforming Executive Pay in Australia The Diligent Institute has made interesting research findings in our most recent report on CEO compensation trends in the ASX 300. This report…

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Trends from the Corporate Sentiment Tracker: COVID-19 and Pandemic Recovery

The story of corporate sentiment over the last 18 months in the words of corporate leaders Commentary by Edna Frimpong and Andrew Duchon The Diligent Institute launched a first-of-its-kind product…

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Is it time to rethink the talent in the boardroom?

Trends in Director Talent and Board Diversity In our recent paper focused on the skill sets of new non-executive director (NED) appointees, the data suggested that there is…

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