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The latest resources for the modern governance professional

Welcome to our new Modern Governance Resource Center. Here you can access our latest modern governance programs and best practices in one central location, including more information on Diligent’s Modern Governance Summit. Don’t miss our latest webinar recording: “How the Role of Corporate Secretaries is Evolving.”

Guides, Articles & Quizes

The Future of the Governance Professional

The Corporate Secretary's Guide to Modern Governance

Modern Governance Quiz

5 Key Takeaways from the Modern Governance Summit

On the heels of our 2019 Modern Governance Summit, we outline five ways today’s governance professionals can drive real change across their organizations.

Diligent Recognizes Exceptional Leaders with the Modern Governance 100

Learn more about Diligent’s Modern Governance 100 community, view the list of recipients, and nominate someone for 2020.

What is the Modern Governance 100?



The Modern Governance 100 program recognizes company secretaries, general counsels, and other governance professionals who are driving changes at their organization. These professionals are recognized each year at Diligent’s Modern Governance Summit. Nominate someone you know for 2020.

Governance Professional Interviews

The Corporate Secretary Role: Adapting in an Era of Disruption

Why Today’s Corporate Secretary Must Be a Factor of Change

The Role of the Governance Professional in Shaping Corporate Culture

Media Library



Should Directors Do Their Own Due Diligence?

In Episode 5 of The Corporate Director Podcast, company secretary Pamela Coles talks about board data and transparency in the digital age—and shares best practices for board communication.

How Coca-Cola European Partners is Prioritizing ESG

In Episode 9 of “The Corporate Director Podcast,” Coca-Cola European Partners General Counsel and Company Secretary Clare Wardle gives her take on ESG.

Take the Modern Governance Quiz to See How Your Organization Stacks Up