Topics: Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)


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…


The Growing Influence of ESG in Executive Compensation

Key Findings from Aligning Pay, People, and Planet Our latest Diligent Institute report, Aligning Pay, Planet and People, focused on the incorporation of ESG metrics into executive compensation plans in…


Aligning Pay, People and Planet

In this paper, we analyze the implementation of ESG KPIs in the remuneration policies, look at which metrics are more popular and whether the companies prefer to implement ESG measures as part of short-term or long-term awards.


Winds of Change: Environmental Sustainability Governance Rises to the Board Level

With the impacts of climate change looming, boards are facing intense pressure on climate action. This report looks at the ways corporate boards globally are approaching governance of environmental sustainability issues.

Diligent Institute is the independent corporate governance research arm and think tank of Diligent Corporation.

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