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Director Confidence Index – April 2024

Director sentiment in current and future business conditions slipped slightly in April, though an increasing proportion

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Cybersecurity, Audit and the Board

Diligent Institute and Bitsight analyzed 4149 companies on mid to large cap indices around the world to understand

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Two directors’ thoughts on boardroom diversity

Reflections on female representation in the boardroom from two experienced independent directors

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Reflections on International Women’s Day

Reflections on female representation in the boardroom, board diversity tips and best practices based on Better Boards

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Inside Today’s Boardrooms is a weekly web show for board members, general counsels and corporate secretaries. Brought to you by the Diligent Institute, this 10-minute program covers best practices for today’s corporate boards and committees.

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On The Corporate Director Podcast, we discuss the experiences and ideas behind what’s working in corporate board governance. You’ll hear interviews with board members, corporate leaders, governance professionals and researchers.


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Trends & forecasting

Director confidence index

Diligent Institute’s monthly pulse check of U.S. public company directors, conducted in partnership with Corporate Board Member.

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