The Conference Board - South Asia The Conference Board - The Conference Board’s programs and activities in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are designed to help senior decision makers in both Multi-national and local companies navigate the complex, dynamic economic and business climate in their respective countries and internationally. Programs include high level peer exchanges within our Councils, dialogue with in-house experts through live webcasts, economic research and business analysis. In support of our members in South Asia and around the world, The Conference Board brings its global perspective and expertise in such areas as economic and business cycle analysis, innovation, corporate governance, sustainability, human resources, and organizational capability to the unique South Asian business environment. en-us Tue, 05 May 2015 01:05:10 UTC Copyright©2015 - The Conference Board, Inc. All rights reserved. The Conference Board torch and logo are registered trademarks of The Conference Board, Inc. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View <p>Emerging markets&rsquo; growth outlook Wed, 29 Apr 2015 UTC China Center Data Flash: Nominal GDP growth trap spurs another RRR cut <p>Don't be fooled by the headlines: growth Mon, 27 Apr 2015 UTC The Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Diversity & Inclusion (Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015) This publication explores hot topics within Tue, 21 Apr 2015 UTC Book Discussion: Seven Steps to Leading a Gender-Balanced Business <p><span>Scores of studies have shown the benefits to the bottom line of gender-balanced organizations. A handful of smart companies have tapped into the opportunities of today&rsquo;s female consumer base and talent pool&mdash;yet too many companies still struggle with an outdated and ineffective imbalance of genders across all levels, functions, Tue, 12 May 2015 UTC Rising Wages in the Emerging Markets: Is Their Manufacturing Sector Still Competitive? <p>As labor cost in several emerging markets are on the increase, what does that mean for the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector in countries like, Brazil, India, China and Mexico? Are recent depreciations of several emerging markets&rsquo; currencies coming to the rescue? Or is slowing productivity growth an overriding factor? The Thu, 14 May 2015 UTC