Diligent ESG includes an author reporting framework tool that offers clear insights into data related to your business operations. You can use it to analyze risks associated with the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) aspects of your organization. You can use Diligent ESG Author to gather content for use in Corporate Sustainability Reporting, Investor/ESG Questionnaires, and Ratings Programmes. It is a collaborative tool that facilitates the process of the submission and review of content by multiple stakeholders.

You can use the following author reporting frameworks:

  • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TFCD)
  • Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)


To enable any of these standard reporting frameworks into your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.

  • Custom reports: You can create your own custom reports that are not covered by the standard Diligent reporting frameworks, such as your annual sustainability report. For further information about creating customized reports, go to Creating a custom corporate report.