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  1. China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China Cover China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China

    August 2014 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the June 12, 2014, China CEO Council, hosted by The Conference Board in Beijing.

  2. Developing an Effective Climate Change Strategy Cover Developing an Effective Climate Change Strategy

    February 2014 | Director Notes

    Climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies are becoming increasingly important. This report details eight steps for developing such strategies and provides examples of companies that have done so.

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Corporate Governance

  1. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: US Edition Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: US Edition

    January 2015 | CEO Challenge®

    With modest global economic growth expected, US CEOs view Human Capital in all its forms as the primary fuel that will drive the engines of growth in their organizations.

  2. Navigating the Sustainability Transformation Cover Navigating the Sustainability Transformation

    January 2015 | Director Notes

    This report describes a four-stage model for companies to progress from engaging initially with sustainability to accelerating, leading, and, ultimately, transforming their businesses.

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Marketing & Communications

  1. Proxy Voting Analytics (2010-2014): Executive Summary Cover Proxy Voting Analytics (2010-2014): Executive Summary

    September 2014 | Executive Summary

    There’s been a fundamental shift in the type of resolutions shareholders submit, and activists are increasingly using social media to agitate for change outside of the AGM, 2014 data show.

  2. Connect, Converse, Create: How Companies Can Generate Value through Internal Social Collaboration Cover Connect, Converse, Create: How Companies Can Generate Value through Internal Social Collaboration

    March 2014 | Research Report

    This report explores why internal social collaboration (ISC) is necessary in the modern workplace, and examines how organizations can increase its adoption and engineer ISC for success.

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Philanthropy & Citizenship

  1. Framing Social Impact  Measurement: CHRO Implications Cover Framing Social Impact Measurement: CHRO Implications

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    For human resources professionals, impact often comes in the form of social outcomes, talent development, and business value. Measuring these effectively could mean more successful employee engagement.

  2. Navigating the Sustainability Transformation Cover Navigating the Sustainability Transformation

    January 2015 | Director Notes

    This report describes a four-stage model for companies to progress from engaging initially with sustainability to accelerating, leading, and, ultimately, transforming their businesses.

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Quality Management

  1. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations (Strategic Overview) Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations (Strategic Overview)

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    In the current slow-growth global economic environment, CEOs say they are relying on product and process innovation, more productive use of technology, a stronger leadership bench, and increased employee engagement to contribute to organizational succe

  2. Creating the Future by Re-creating the Workplace: Insights from the 2014 Women's Leadership Conference Cover Creating the Future by Re-creating the Workplace: Insights from the 2014 Women's Leadership Conference

    October 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    There is no question women make great leaders. Both organizations and women can take actions to move women further up the corporate ladder.

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Risk Management

  1. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations

    January 2015 | CEO Challenge®

    CEOs are undeterred in their quest for new sources of growth and show few signs of hunkering down in the defensive postures seen in the years immediately following the 2008 financial crisis.

  2. Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk Cover Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk

    July 2014 | Director Notes

    Addressing supply chain risk and sustainability in isolation may put a firm at considerable risk. Companies should pursue strategies that recognize that supply chain risk and sustainability are inextricably intertwined.

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Sustainability

  1. Navigating the Sustainability Transformation Cover Navigating the Sustainability Transformation

    January 2015 | Director Notes

    This report describes a four-stage model for companies to progress from engaging initially with sustainability to accelerating, leading, and, ultimately, transforming their businesses.

  2. Shareholder Proposals on Social and Environmental Issues Cover Shareholder Proposals on Social and Environmental Issues

    December 2014 | Director Notes

    Political spending and climate change, key topics during the proxy 2014 season, are expected to feature heavily again in 2015 shareholder proposals.

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