April 29, 2021
The list of issues in directors’ purview seems to grow longer year after year. While financial performance continues to top it as most important—to directors, leadership and shareholders alike—Corporate Board Member’s 2021 What Directors Think survey, conducted in partnership with Diligent Institute, shows discussions about ESG matters are continuing to gain prominence.
Melanie Nolen, Editor, Corporate Board Member
Kira Ciccarelli is the Lead Research Specialist of the Diligent Institute, the modern governance think tank and global research arm of Diligent Corporation. In her role, Kira researches and produces high-level modern governance reports, blog articles and podcasts designed to inform director decision-making and highlight best practices.
Before joining Diligent, Kira worked in a variety of data-driven research roles, including analyzing global aid funds to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and compiling a meta-analysis of political experimental findings for the Analyst Institute. She holds a BA in Public Policy from the College of William & Mary.