Diligent Acquires ESG Leader Accuvio

August 19, 2021

Willkie represented Diligent in the transaction.

On August 10, Diligent Corporation, a global leader in SaaS governance, risk and compliance (GRC), announced that it has acquired Accuvio, a leading environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data aggregation and reporting software company.

Together, Diligent and Accuvio plan to offer clients comprehensive ESG solutions by aggregating next-generation ESG data across governance, risk, compliance, and diversity with natural integration points that bring critical intelligence to executives and the board.

Diligent serves more than one million users from over 25,000 organizations around the globe, using a modern GRC platform to ensure boards, executives and other leaders have a holistic, integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance across the organization.

Headquartered in Limerick, Ireland, Accuvio provides innovative, world-class sustainability reporting solutions to multinational and public sector organizations in 120 countries to help organizations solve the complexity of collecting climate data in a way that meets regulatory reporting and audit requirements.

The Willkie team was led by partners Thomas Mark, Morgan Elwyn and Erin Kinney, and included associate Timothy Sullivan.