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China Center Quick Note: Changes to the One-Child Policy – Anticipating the Impacts
September 2014 | China Center Publications
In November 2013, China’s birth control policy was amended by the Communist Party's Central Committee. However, the potential effect of the new policy remains quite uncertain, and several different interpretations exist.
From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: CHRO Implications
September 2014 | Key Business Issues
CHROs will play a central role in dealing with the labor shortages caused by baby boomer retirements. This CHRO Implications outlines actions they can take to offset higher wages and minimize profit loss.
On the Record with Charles Allen
September 2014 | Executive Action Report
“Retaining people in the profession is definitely our biggest issue,” notes Charles Allen, CEO of accounting/consulting firm Crowe Horwath LLP. He tells us how his firm approaches this key human capital challenge.
Corporate Social Responsibility in India
August 2014 | Director Notes
Given India’s global influence, there is much potential for its vision of mandatory CSR, which anticipates CSR as a central component of corporate activity, to spread to the rest of the world.
Proxy Voting Fact Sheet (July 2014)
July 2014 | Proxy Voting Fact Sheet
An analysis of annual shareholder meetings at Russell 3000 companies shows shareholder proposals on the disclosure of corporate political contributions doubled since 2009, signaling continued concern about a lack of transparency.