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[Garvey Accountants & Business Advisors] “Covid pushes ESG up the agenda in Irish boardrooms”

A new survey shows that board level discussions of environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters are up 30% since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The survey, from the Diligent…

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[Think Business] “Pandemic pushes ESG up agenda in Irish boardrooms”

There has been a significant increase in the discussion of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters in Irish boardrooms since the onset of the pandemic. Discussions around ESG matters in…

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[Irish Times] “Business slow on tying ESG performance to remuneration”

While environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters are being taken more seriously by Irish business leaders, companies are still hesitant about tying ESG metrics to remuneration. A survey…

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[RTE] “Covid pushes ESG up the agenda in Irish boardrooms”

A new survey shows that board level discussions of environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters are up 30% since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The survey, from the Diligent…

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[Corporate Secretary Magazine] “A slow burn: Shareholders warming to climate proposals”

Are corporate statements on the climate crisis translating into action? The Diligent Institute set out to gain a better understanding of how…

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[Corporate Council Business Journal] “Global Boardroom Diversity: Trends and Updates from the Diligent Institute”

Over the last few years, companies have faced increasing pressure from shareholders, governments, regulators, employees, customers, and other stakeholders to improve their records on boardroom diversity. In light of these…

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[FORTUNE] “Corporate boards are suffering from ESG burnout. Here are 4 ways they can fix it”

As we enter the last few months of 2021, pressure around ESG action is coming at companies from all sides. Investors are looking for robust plans, governments and other regulators…

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[IR Magazine] “New report shows rise in success of ESG shareholder activism in 2021”

A new report released by Diligent Institute finds an increase in successful ESG shareholder activism campaigns, with a lack of modern governance practices cited as a key catalyst for activist…

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[REBA]”What are the after-effects of Covid-19 on reward planning?”

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about drastic changes for the global workforce and has had a distressing effect globally, impacting the job market with layoffs, pay cuts, and, in some…

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[Financial Times] “The CEOs delivering consistent shareholder returns”

“Activism changed in 2020-21,” said Dottie Schindlinger, executive director of the Diligent Institute, a think-tank focused on governance research. “While the number of shareholder activist campaigns declined, the success rate…

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