Topic: Director Sentiment Index

The Director Sentiment Index is Australia’s only index of director views and sentiments on business, regulation, governance and public policy. A bi-annual survey is conducted by Ipsos on our behalf to ascertain directors' views, current priorities and future intentions.


Director Sentiment buoyant despite post-pandemic challenges|Director Sentiment Index 2H21

Directors are optimistic about the economy, but directors have identified key challenges for the post-pandemic recovery, according to the AICD’s latest Director Sentiment Index.

Director sentiment soars as climate change remains a top issue

The Australian Institute of Company Director’s (AICD) latest Director Sentiment Index (DSI) has revealed that sentiment is at its highest point in three years. Sentiment has climbed more than 45 point...

Directors upbeat about economic outlook as sentiment soars into positive territory | Director Sentim...

The latest Director Sentiment Index reveals sentiment at its highest point in three years, despite ongoing challenges facing Australian business as a result of COVID-19.

Water, energy, infrastructure: top 3 issues for 2020

Results from our bi annual Director Sentiment Index show directors want action on climate change, renewable energy and infrastructure.

Australia's economic outlook for 2020

AICD chief economist Mark Thirlwell says almost one in two directors judge the Australian economy as weak and outlines how confidence will be vital for 2020.

Outlook bleakest for 3 years: Director Sentiment Index

Our latest read on AICD members’ views on the state of the economy shows that directors have grown more pessimistic about the outlook, with almost half of all respondents reporting that the current he...

5 issues directors want addressed in 2019

The results of the 2018 Director Sentiment Index are in. Here's how directors feel about energy, climate change and penalties for misconduct.

Seven Predictions from the 2018 Directors’ Sentiment Index

Stewards of organisations large and small had optimistic expectations about economic progress in the coming year, with a few exceptions. Read the top seven predictions from Australian directors arisin...

Need to know: Things are looking up

Australian directors are buoyant about the economic outlook and stepping up investment and hiring plans for 2018, according to the AICD’s latest Director Sentiment Index.
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