The Role of Director Education in Climate Risk Oversight and Strategy
Climate change is one of the most significant risks facing businesses today, and it is essential that directors understand how to effectively oversee and manage this risk. Training on climate…
The State of ESG Strategy in Irish Boardrooms
The Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland and the Diligent Institute were delighted to partner once again on this key piece of research. In recent years, the world has witnessed a momentum shift towards interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Stakeholders such as investors, employees, customers and regulators have heightened the pressure on corporations
Modern Governance and ESG: Connecting Board Effectiveness and ESG Maturity
As pressure increases for companies to take action on ESG, the question remains: How well-aligned is the board to environmental and social goals?
Climate Leadership Certificate Program
Corporate leaders are pressured to meet the challenges and opportunities of climate change. The Diligent Climate Leadership Certificate Program prepares you to oversee climate risk and create sustainable growth strategies for your company.
ESG Leadership Certificate Program
With increased pressure from stakeholders, modern leaders are seeking education on ESG issues. The Diligent ESG Leadership Certificate Program in partnership with Competent Boards prepares you with the necessary skills and knowledge to address ESG challenges and opportunities.
Sustainability in the Spotlight: Board ESG Oversight and Strategy
Diligent Institute partnered with Spencer Stuart to learn more about how corporate directors across the globe are structuring board oversight of ESG and integrating it into strategy.
ESG Strategy, Leadership, and Integration in Irish Companies: Are Irish companies charting the right path to sustainability?
Diligent Institute in collaboration with the Institute of Directors, Ireland (IoD) recently conducted a survey to better understand how Irish boards are integrating ESG into their company strategies. Though…
ESG Strategy, Leadership, and Integration in Irish Companies
ESG factors have gained traction and visibility over the years, not only among investors and stakeholders but also among governments and regulators, leading to increased pressure for companies to incorporate ESG policies and measures into various parts of their businesses.
Activist Investors: Setting the Pace on ESG
This report follows up a similar study published by Diligent (formerly CGLytics, A Diligent Brand) in July 2020 and examines the activities of activist investors and the characteristics of the companies they targeted in the first eight months of 2020.
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…