March 22, 2017

Diligent Earns Level Four Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Certification

JOHANNESBURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Diligent Corporation, the leading provider of secure online collaboration and document-sharing solutions for boards, committees and leadership teams, today announced that it has achieved level four certification in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE).

B-BBEE is a set of policies created by the South African government to empower previously disadvantaged groups and to foster economic transformation, growth and prosperity in the region. With level four certification, Diligent is recognised as achieving 100 percent compliance, meeting the rigorous standards required to conduct business with organisations in both the public and private sectors.

“As a multinational company, it is critical that we create opportunities that enable all members of our workforce to build their skill sets, develop within the organisation and advance as the next generation of business leaders,” said Gregory Prinsloo, Country Manager South Africa, Diligent. “The B-BBEE certification further demonstrates our commitment to having a lasting, positive impact on the employees, customers and communities our business reaches in South Africa, and worldwide.”

Diligent’s recently opened Johannesburg-based office provides direct support for an increasing number of customers locally and throughout Africa. To learn more about Diligent, visit or

About Diligent

Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Over 4,700 clients in more than 70 countries and on all seven continents rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. The Diligent Boards (formerly Diligent Boardbooks) solution speeds and simplifies how board materials are produced, delivered and collaborated on via any device, removing the security concerns of doing this by courier, email and file sharing. Visit or follow us on Twitter @diligentHQ to learn more.


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