NEW YORK - April 22, 2021 - Diligent Corporation, the global leader in SaaS governance, risk and compliance (GRC), today announced its commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2040 as part of the company's ESG initiatives. In its position as a leading corporate governance provider, Diligent sits at the vanguard in helping businesses of all sizes set and pursue meaningful environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals - and today brought forward their own.
'As we celebrate Earth Day, we are proud to be uniquely positioned to help our clients make progress against their ambitious ESG-related goals,' said Lisa Edwards, COO of Diligent. 'We also believe that enacting meaningful change starts with us, which is why we are both committed to achieving net zero by 2040 and implementing the World Economic Forum's ESG standards to measure and report our progress.'
Today's announcement is part of Diligent's ongoing efforts to enact positive environmental and societal change, like its Modern Leadership initiative, Global Day of Service, and investments to promote greater racial and gender diversity. In addition to its company commitments, Diligent continues to invest in innovative ESG solutions for clients, from building frameworks and tracking data to sharing their progress with stakeholders.
About Diligent Corporation
Diligent is the largest governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS provider, serving more than one million users from over 23,000 organizations around the globe. Our modern GRC platform ensures boards, executives and other leaders have a holistic, integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance across the organization.
Diligent brings technology, insights and confidence to leaders so they can build more effective, equitable and successful organizations. We empower 62% of the Fortune 500, 90% of the FTSE 100 and 83% of the ASX 200 to improve their bottom line, keep pace with stakeholder expectations and create lasting, positive impact on the world.