Corporate Leadership Publications

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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 US Top Executive Compensation Report: 2014 Edition Cover The US Top Executive Compensation Report: 2014 Edition

    October 2014 | Research Report

    This report examines salary, total cash compensation, total compensation, and the mix of compensation elements for the CEO and the five highest paid executives of 2,283 US-listed companies by specific revenue and industry groups.

  2. 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.

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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. Giving in Numbers: 2014 Edition Cover Giving in Numbers: 2014 Edition

    October 2014 | Research Report

    An in-depth analysis of 2013 corporate giving and employee engagement data from 261 of the world's leading companies.

  2. 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.

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Quality Management

  1. The New Imperative: Driving Performance, Connecting to Value Cover The New Imperative: Driving Performance, Connecting to Value

    September 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    Companies increasingly view health care as an important investment and want a greater return: they are still keenly interested in lowering costs but are also demanding better performance and value from providers.

  2. 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.

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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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