Corporate Leadership Publications

Corporate Finance

  1. Global Economic Growth Scenarios 2020:
The Impact of Investments and Reforms across Seven Major Regions Cover Global Economic Growth Scenarios 2020: The Impact of Investments and Reforms across Seven Major Regions

    June 2014 | Research Report

    This report presents analysis of the global economy and seven major world economies—including four scenarios that depend on policy effects—so that leaders can make decisions that foster growth.

  2. How Do Financial Markets Respond to Corporate Sustainability Disclosure? Cover How Do Financial Markets Respond to Corporate Sustainability Disclosure?

    April 2014 | Director Notes

    While established evidence shows that bad corporate environmental news is punished by the market, emerging evidence shows that, in some instances, superior environmental performance may also be punished.

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Corporate Governance

  1. Women on Boards: Beyond Quotas Cover Women on Boards: Beyond Quotas

    September 2014 | Director Notes

    Many countries are realizing that quotas may fail to address the root causes of the shortage of women on boards and are examining alternative approaches to creating true gender diversity.

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

    September 2014 | Research Report

    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.

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Marketing & Communications

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

    September 2014 | Research Report

    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. Strategies That Transform the Organization: Insights from The 2013 Senior Corporate Communication Management Conference Cover Strategies That Transform the Organization: Insights from The 2013 Senior Corporate Communication Management Conference

    March 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    Today’s corporate communications departments are the equivalent of an internal media company that helps roll out new strategies, enhance customer experience, and increase employee engagement.

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Philanthropy & Citizenship

  1. Measuring the Impact of Corporate Social Investments Cover Measuring the Impact of Corporate Social Investments

    September 2014 | Research Report

    Social change is inherently difficult to capture, but there is growing interest among corporate social investors in demonstrating actual deeper impact. This report highlights select aspects of measurement and provides guidance.

  2. Corporate Social Responsibility in India Cover 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.

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Quality Management

  1. How Can Companies Make the Value of Intangibles More, Well, Tangible? Cover How Can Companies Make the Value of Intangibles More, Well, Tangible?

    June 2014 | Executive Action Report

    There is a critical need to develop better standards for measuring, reporting, benchmarking, and analyzing intangible investments.

  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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Risk Management

  1. 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.

  2. We Are All Chief Risk Officers Now Cover We Are All Chief Risk Officers Now

    April 2014 | The Conference Board Review

    Risk management used to be someone else's job—usually the head of security. But today, practically everyone's job requires managing risk in some form.

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Sustainability

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

    September 2014 | Research Report

    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. Corporate Social Responsibility in India Cover 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.

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The Conference Board Review

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