board diversity

Build the Best Board Possible

The board is your organization's most powerful strategic tool – and who sits at the boardroom table matters more than ever. Diverse backgrounds, modern skill sets and varied expertise distinguish successful organizations from the rest. 

  • Spot areas of potential investor opposition      
  • Manage new regulatory complexities
  • Recruit better board talent 

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Board Diversity

See How Diligent Connects You With Diverse Board Candidates
  • BENCHMARK AGAINST EXPECTATIONS
  • ASSESS BOARD PERFORMANCE
  • MORE INCLUSIVE NOMINATIONS
  • DIVERSE CANDIDATE NETWORK
BENCHMARKING & GOVERNANCE INTEL
Compare Diversity Policies & Progress
Compare your policies and progress to peers and competitors. Keep a pulse on what shareholders and stakeholders are saying about your board. Be the first to know when your board composition is under public scrutiny.
BOARD EVALUATIONS &  PEER ASSESSMENTS
Assess Board & Director Effectiveness
Make board refreshment and succession planning a priority. Integrate action items into board meeting agendas to ensure feedback is incorporated into strategic plans.
BOARD CANDIDATE SEARCH
Expand Your Nominations Process
Run a more diverse, equitable and inclusive nominations process. Cast a wider net by tapping one of the largest and most diverse communities of board members and board-ready talent in the world.
MODERN LEADERSHIP
Tap Into the Largest, Most Diverse Candidate Pool

Nominate rising directors. Emphasize a more diverse recruitment process. Post board opportunities, and partner with director and executive organizations.

Drive Diversity Forward
Implement best practices, strategies and tools to create more inclusive, equitable and effective boards. See Diligent in action today.

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Empower high-performing boards and leadership teams to run more effective meetings and communicate securely.
Entity & Subsidiary Management
Easily manage entities and support strategic growth initiatives by centralizing the corporate record. 
Compensation & Governance Intel
Use market and organizational data to design better executive compensation plans and benchmark against peers.

Related Insights & Resources

WHITEPAPER

Diversity Playbook

New regulations along with increased shareholder and stakeholder expectations are driving the need for greater diversity in the boardroom. Uncover best practices, strategies, technologies and tools to drive board diversity at your organization. 
Podcast

Dimensions of Diversity: LGBTQ+ Representation in Leadership

Hear from Todd Sears and Matt Fust of Out Leadership on the current state of LGBTQ+ representation in company leadership, the work they are doing to support LGBTQ+ leaders and methods organizations should be using to move the needle.
Podcast

A Catalyst for Diversity: The Future of Representation

Who has benefited in the push for increased diversity in corporate leadership, and who has been left behind? Hear from Meesha Rosa, Vice President of Corporate Board Services at Catalyst, on how to ensure that a rising tide really does lift all boats.
REPORT

Beyond the C-Suite: Trends in Director Skill Sets

Increasingly, directors see “cognitive diversity” (different ways of thinking) in the boardroom as a strategy for successfully navigating crisis and change. Diligent Institute measured whether these sentiments translate into new director recruitment and appointments.