FORTUNE’s Modern Board 25

| Kira Ciccarelli

Diligent & FORTUNE revealed the first-ever Modern Board 25 ranking which recognizes the most innovative boards of directors among S&P 500 companies.  

To develop this ranking, the Diligent Institute collaborated with FORTUNE to analyze the expertise, independence, diversity, and tenure of board membership. The 25 companies included on this year’s list each ranked in the top quartile of the S&P 500 in both board effectiveness and ESG.

See the full list here and read our commentary.

About the Author

Kira Ciccarelli

Kira Ciccarelli

Lead Researcher of Diligent Institute

Kira Ciccarelli is the Lead Researcher at the Diligent Institute. Diligent Institute is the modern governance think tank and research arm of Diligent Corporation, the leading provider in board collaboration software. In her role, Kira works to conduct and provide high-level modern governance research to inform director decision-making and identify 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.