The Conference Board offers valuable insights into how the Middle East fits within the global economy. A major recent report - "Managing Beyond Oil" - reviews productivity in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and outlines the implications for companies.
The Middle East Business Leaders' Council, formed in 1999, convenes local business leaders who are Associates of The Conference Board with representatives of multinational enterprises to discuss regional issues.
Researchers from The Conference Board make regular presentations in the region about corporate governance, human resources and economic development issues. We provide the opportunity for companies to understand this complex, fast-changing region and will tailor individual programmes to suit specific corporate requirements.
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Council on International Compensation and Benefits
Discussions focus on the policies and challenges connected with the salaries and benefits of international personnel, including local nationals as well as expatriates. Members value the confidential and high level dialogue that develops.
Global Social Investing Council
Advances the practice of cross-border corporate social responsibility and strategic philanthropy on a global scale through continuous dialogue on latest trends, issues and solutions encountered, as well as inspiring practices.
Council of Financial Executives
This Council is one of the most prestigious forums that exist for bringing together CFOs of multinational companies to discuss current issues and challenges. Because of the confidentiality that governs the meetings, members develop a incredible trust.
The Conference Board Economics Watch® European View
No downside surprises, as the Euro Area slowly moves toward more sustainable growth.(Economics Watch Reports, March 2015)
Sustainability Practices 2015 Dashboard
The Conference Board Sustainability Practices Dashboard analyzes the most recent disclosure of environmental and social practices by public companies around the world. (Sustainability Practices Dashboard, February 2015)
12 May, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Book Discussion: Seven Steps to Leading a Gender-Balanced Business
Join our guest, author Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, as she gives us insights into why gender balance needs to happen now—and how to achieve it.
28 May, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Using Procurement Optimisation Software: Novel Approach in Supply Chain Risk Management
Risk in the supply chain is something that every buyer has to be aware of and make contingency plans for. Join this webcast to learn how this novel way of using the well-established procurement optimiser tool will help.