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China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination <p>The rhetorical emphasis on &ldquo;efficiency&rdquo; and &ldquo;effectiveness&rdquo; has yet to be taken up in practice and belies the fact that&nbsp;central authorities are essentially relying on the same old, investment-centric playbook to stabilize the economy.</p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2976 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2976 Allianz SE <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2977 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2977 BASF <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2978 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2978 Caterpillar Inc. <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2979 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2979 Dow Chemical Co. <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2980 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2980 E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2981 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2981 General Electric <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2982 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2982 IBM <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2983 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2983 Johnson & Johnson <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2984 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2984 Kimberly-Clark <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2985 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2985 Royal Philips <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2986 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2986 Siemens AG <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2987 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2987 Toshiba Corporation <p>A company profile from the 2015 report <em>Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.</em></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2988 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2988 The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Emerging markets have been underperforming over the last year, adding increased downside risks to the global growth outlook Mon, 29 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2944 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2944 Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services: Implications for Chief Financial Officers <p>Corporate sustainability initiatives deserve the attention of CFOs. In 2010-2013, revenues from sustainable products and services grew at six times the rate of overall revenues in companies we studied.</p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2970 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2970 Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services: Implications for Chief Marketing Officers <p>The business benefits of sustainability initiatives go well beyond strengthening corporate image. Chief marketing officers can leverage such initiatives to be powerful drivers of revenue, growth, and innovation.</p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2972 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2972 Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services: Strategic Overview <p>Corporate sustainability initiatives can engage customers, attract investors, and, according to our study of trailblazers in the field, grow the bottom line at an accelerated pace.</p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2973 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2973 U.S. Salary Increase Budgets for 2016 <p>US salary increase budgets remain unchanged for 2016.</p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2974 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2974 Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services <p>Corporate sustainability initiatives aid the planet and burnish reputations. They also make money for companies, according to our study of trailblazers in the field.</p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2975 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2975 The 2015 Strategic Human Resources Communication and Social Media Workshops: New Structures and Processes that Drive Business Success <p>We are living in an era of communication 2.0, and that changes the nature and responsibilities of the human resources function.</p> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2971 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2971 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>The US economy is on a more moderate growth path.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2969 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2969 Communicating Social Impact How do corporations authentically and effectively communicate the successes of their social initiatives and investments to stakeholders? Find out how leading organizations have effectively integrated promising communications practices into their work. Fri, 19 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2968 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2968 The Next Frontier for Boards: Oversight of Risk Culture This report provides board members an overview of new risk oversight expectations, outlines potential handicaps they may encounter, and offers suggestions for overseeing their company’s risk culture. Wed, 17 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2962 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2962 Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability: Strategic Overview <p>As global growth and pricing power remain weak, productivity will be the prime source of competitiveness and profitability for most companies—and technology and innovation will need to reemerge as the main drivers of productivity.</p> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2964 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2964 Enhancing Labor’s Contribution to Productivity: Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability (CHRO Summary) <p>Productivity has declined substantially. If left unaddressed, this will limit companies’ ability to grow and compete, as well as threaten job creation and global economic growth. This report details how CHROs and CTOs can help alleviate this crisis.</p Mon, 15 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2965 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2965 The Profit Equation: Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability (CFO Summary) <p>The world is experiencing a substantial decline in productivity growth, which could threaten global economic growth, company profits, and the ability to compete. The CFO can act through investments in intangibles, technology, and innovation.</p> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2966 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2966 Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability <p>Over the next 12 months, productivity will become companies’ primary source of competitiveness and profitability. Leaders can direct investments and sharpen the focus on organizational efficiency to mitigate the risks of a productivity crisis.</p> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2967 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2967 Deep Dive Exchange Series: The New Face of the Compliance Function in China <p>A summary of discussion points, learnings, polling results, and business implications from the China Center's fifth Deep Dive Exchange session, covering the evolving nature of compliance risks in China.</p> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2961 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2961 Elements of High-Performing Organizations: The 15 Strategies Associated with Increasing Levels of High Performance in an Organization (A Diagnostic To <p>Use this diagnostic tool presented in the member report <em>DNA of High-Performing Organizations</em> to assess your organization’s journey to high performance and identify the strengths or challenges you may face toward becoming a high-performing orga Tue, 02 Jun 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2960 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2960 Big Data Doesn’t Mean ‘Big Brother’: Employee Trust and the Next Generation of Human Capital Analytics We expect to see a widening performance gap between companies that excel at using new data sources and tools to optimize human capital and those that don’t. Fri, 29 May 2015 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2953 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2953