Diligent Blog

How a Board Administrator Can Increase Board Portal Usage

Corporate secretaries and other governance professionals may be quietly influential, but they’re influential nonetheless. Independent…

How to Create a Standard for Executive Pay for Performance

The premise behind pay for performance is essentially equal pay for work of equal value.

Best Practices for Board of Directors’ Re-Election

The heart of a board’s effectiveness lies in the quality of its composition. Boards have…

Creating an ESG Plan

People from every facet of family, society and business are becoming increasingly concerned about the…

How to Improve Board Effectiveness

As regulators and legislators hold boards of directors more accountable for their duties and responsibilities,…

Improving Governance With Enterprise Governance Management Technology

Think of the resources you use in your career as a corporate secretary/governance professional.

How to Prepare a Proper Disclosure Plan for Shareholders

The SEC regulates disclosure requirements. The disclosures require reports…

How to Create a Succession Planning List

Succession planning is one of the higher priorities of board director duties.

Retiring or Departing Board Director Checklist

Sooner or later, all board directorships come to an end. It’s critical for boards to…

How to Create a CEO Compensation Package

Good governance and well-established policies that align closely with the corporation’s overall goals and objectives…