Stockholm, Sweden, September 22, 2021
Boards Impact Forum founder and chairwoman recognized among top 100 professionals globally in Modern Governance
A global jury of industry experts together with the SaaS Governance Risk and Compliance provider Diligent, recognized Boards Impact Forums Founder Liselotte Engstam in the Environmental Social Governance, ESG, and Diversity Trailblazer category in in the 2021 annual global Modern Governance top 100 list.
The jury recognized Ms Engstam’s outstanding commitment to enable an increase in diversity and operationalize ESG in her organizations and across the industry.
Boards Impact Forum is the Nordic Chapter of the Climate Governance Initiative, in collaboration with World Economic Forum. It is established to engage board directors in Nordics and internationally to accelerate climate actions and innovation for more sustainable business and a sustainable world. The initiative is off to a strong start and is proud to see the recognition for its chairwoman in a global context.
Boards Impact Forum believes that this recognition will encourage even more board professionals to join as members and more partners to increase engagement and support this important cause.
Lise Kingo, member of Boards Impact Forums Strategic Advisory Board: “Liselotte is a true leader in driving the role of boards and how important sustainability, diversity and good governance are for long term corporate success. As a board member of Boards Impact Forum, I greatly appreciate her commitment, energy and drive to inspire board members to learn more and to act now. This is a first-rate and well-deserved recognition.”
The Modern Governance 100 is recognizing influential ESG and GRC leaders for exemplifying purpose-driven transformation. The global panel of expert judges have recognized Liselotte’s outstanding commitment to increase diversity and operationalize ESG across her engagements and appointed her in the ESG & Diversity Trailblazer category.
Liselotte engagements includes her role as independent director at listed and private companies in several countries, including chairwoman roles. Besides the Chairwoman for Boards Impact Forum, she is a board member of the Global Climate Governance Initiative in collaboration with World Economic Forum. Liselotte is also the founder of Digoshen, facilitating academic research, authoring books, and enabling board network training and exchanges across the globe.
”I am overwhelmed and humbled by this recognition, which is a recognition also of all the engaged leaders, board and advisory board colleagues at Boards Impact Forum and beyond. This gives us further energy to continue our important journey to raise our ambitions for improved sustainability and increased value creation for all stakeholders” comments Liselotte Engstam.
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Boards Impact Forum is the Nordic Chapter of the Climate Governance Initiative, in collaboration with World Economic Forum. It is established to engage board directors in Nordics and internationally to accelerate climate actions and innovation for more sustainable business and a sustainable world. Boards Impact Forum reaches more than 10000 board members in the Nordic Region through its strong board network partners in all Nordic countries. The initiative is guided by a highly experienced Nordic wide strategic advisory board of top chairs and board leaders, by a strong academic advisory group of recognized professors and by an experienced expert advisory group of industry professionals. Learn more about Boards Impact Forum and partners at BoardsImpactForum.com