The Conference Board Webcasts http://www.conference-board.org The Conference Board Webcasts en-us Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:04:02 UTC webmaster@conference-board.org Copyright©2014 - The Conference Board, Inc. All rights reserved. The Conference Board torch and logo are registered trademarks of The Conference Board, Inc. Conference: Development course for select corporate communications practioners in medium to large businesses and organizations. Corporate Communications Academy Wed, 30 Apr 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2572 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2572 Press: China Economic Highlights Weak trade and property data cap off a sluggish Q1 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4399 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4399 Press: Fewer CEOs of Large U.S. Companies Lost Their Job in 2013, Contributing to Record Tenure <em>CEO Succession Practices: 2014 Edition</em> released today by The Conference Board Wed, 09 Apr 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5152 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5152 Press: The Conference Board Report Calls for Investor Engagement to Rebuild Corporate Trust and Drive Economic Growth Governance Task Force Issues Recommendations for Balancing the Roles of Boards and Investors in Corporate Governance Tue, 11 Mar 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5118 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5118 Press: Launch of Comprehensive Annual Tracking of Corporate Giving; Provides Sought-After Insights into Trends New Questions will Assess State of Societal Impact Measurement and Employee Engagement Tue, 28 Jan 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5079 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5079 Conference: The Conference Board, Fordham Business School and the Department of Communication and Media Studies is pleased to collaborate and present to you the latest trends and issues in corporate communication management. Senior Corporate Communication Management Conference Wed, 11 Dec 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2565 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2565 Conference: Join us for a two-day seminar for cross-functional executives charged with managing the most challenging risks & crises global organizations face today & learn how to implement a more holistic strategic approach to global risk & reputation management. Managing Global Risk and Reputation to Your Company’s Advantage Seminar Tue, 10 Dec 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2603 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2603 Press: Will Social Media, Big Data, and “Gamification” Replace the Recruiter? Leading HR Executives Release Report on the Future of Talent Acquisition Mon, 21 Oct 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4975 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4975 Press: Proxy Voting Analytics (2009-2013), released today by The Conference Board in collaboration with FactSet Corporate Management Was Less Successful at Excluding Shareholder Proposals in 2013 Proxy Season, The Conference Board Says Tue, 17 Sep 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4940 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4940 Press: Corporate Giving Restored Since Pre-Global Recession Non-Cash Contributions Dominate Mon, 16 Sep 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4933 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4933 Publication: How well do Chinese companies currently do at disclosing their sustainability practices to the public, and which metrics do they use? China Center Quick Note: Corporate Sustainability Disclosure in China -- Evidence from constituents of the CSI 300 index Mon, 26 Aug 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2580 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2580 Publication: Using simulated say-on-pay votes, this Director Notes investigates how different levels of CEO pay and company performance can interact to influence how shareholders vote. When Do Shareholders Care About CEO Pay? Mon, 19 Aug 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2570 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2570 Publication: Your brand is only as strong as your employees, so build an emotional connection to the brand that allows them to live your purpose and exhibit brand-specific behavior. The 2013 Extending Your Brand to Employees Conference KeyNotes Report Tue, 13 Aug 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2571 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2571 Press: Trust in Business: How Can American Businesses Help Move the Economy Forward? Corporate Communication International Briefing to be held on September 16. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4901 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4901 Webcast: Harris RF Communications is the leading global supplier of secure radio communications, tactical communication networks and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, public safety, government and commercial customers. Learn how this organization, with its global reach and diverse capabilities, products and customer base, is building a Defining & Living the Vision to Drive a One-Company Culture Mon, 12 Aug 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3048 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3048 Webcast: Too often executive management does not think proactively of reputational risk management. While many companies have a variety of functions -- compliance legal, audit, risk -- that concern themselves with aspects of reputation risk management, too often these efforts are disorganized or in silos. The CEO and the executive team need to take The Board's Responsibility for Reputation Risk Management Thu, 08 Aug 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3047 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3047 Publication: Corporate social responsibility (CSR) needs to cohere with primary business operations. During the process of strategic development, CSR can be built into the business model so its impact is beneficial. Generating Value for Investors and Society Tue, 06 Aug 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2566 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2566 Publication: Leaders in the field share insights for focusing sustainability efforts with key performance indicators, building the function within an organization, and expressing the value of sustainability in business terms. Sustainability from the Inside Out Mon, 29 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2551 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2551 Publication: Both the volume of shareholder proposals submitted and the rate of withdrawals increased among Russell 3000 and S&amp;P 500 companies that held meetings during the first half of 2013. Proxy Voting Fact Sheet (July 2013) Fri, 26 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2547 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2547 Publication: CEOs in India rank Human Capital, Global Political/Economic Risk, Innovation, Operational Excellence, and Government Regulation as their top challenges. Their strategies to meet these challenges reflect the uniqueness of the Indian economic environment. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2013: India Edition Thu, 25 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2548 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2548 Conference: Join corporate philanthropy leaders and practitioners to discuss how partnerships in community revitalization, social funding capital and within the corporate value chain are creating new opportunities to increase the social impact of your organization. Corporate Social Impact Conference Wed, 24 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2509 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2509 Publication: Although it has a rich history, the shareholder model of corporate governance may need to be adapted to address current criticisms. The Underpinnings of Corporate Governance Approaches and the Shareholder Value Model Tue, 23 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2546 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2546 Webcast: This webcast will be a dynamic discussion between two employers successfully recruiting and onboarding employees with disabilities. With facilitation by the President of the National Organization on Disability (NOD), Toys"R"Us working with NOD&rsquo;s Bridges to Business project, and the Fifth Third Bank working with the Project Search model bring Diversifying the Workplace by Employing People with Disabilities Thu, 18 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3044 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3044 Publication: Many firms no longer see a contradiction between doing good and making a profit, and are incorporating sustainability into their operations and business models. The 2013 Summit on Sustainability Conference KeyNotes Report Tue, 16 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2540 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2540 Webcast: For the past twenty years, global companies have experienced the growth of many chiefs-- chief ethics and compliance officers, chief audit officers, chief information security officers, chief regulatory officers, chief corporate responsibility officers, chief sustainability officers, etc. In an era of increasingly complex global risks and threats Rise of the Chief Risk & Reputation Officer: Myth or Reality? Tue, 16 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3041 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3041 Publication: Yale law professor Jon Macey laments that no one on Wall Street seems to care about reputation anymore. Of Ill Repute: A Q&A with Jonathan Macey Mon, 15 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2555 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2555 Publication: Columnist Dick Martin argues that corporate scandals have less to do with the stuff of logical argument than with the mysteries of intuition and emotion. Beyond Buzz: Thinking About Feelings Mon, 15 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2561 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2561 Webcast: Nancy Rivard began Airline Ambassadors in 1996 to enable airline employees to leverage their airline connections to help vulnerable children. Each month airline industry volunteers escort children to a location that will provide life-saving medical care. In 2009 in the process of doing this work, Nancy and her colleagues came face-to-face with Employee Volunteers Work to Stop Human Trafficking Thu, 11 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3035 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3035 Press: Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition was released today S&P 500 Companies Lag Behind on Environmental and Social Transparency, According to Findings from The Conference Board Wed, 10 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4867 http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4867 Publication: In 2012, in terms of relative environmental footprint, the sector with the smallest footprint was the financials sector; the sectors with the largest environmental footprints were materials, utilities, and energy. Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition Tue, 09 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2536 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2536 Publication: This Quick Note looks at June's events in the interbank bond market that led to a spike in interest rates and outlines the implications for the banking system and the real economy moving forward. China Center Quick Note: What have we learned? Longer-term implications of China’s recent liquidity crunch Tue, 09 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2537 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2537 Webcast: People say Neuro-Linguistic Programming is something you love or you hate: why? What are the&nbsp;myths around NLP? What is NLP? Is it still valuable nowadays? How and&nbsp;in which context can we apply the NLP principles and techniques?Join us for this webcast as our guest, Alessandra Zocca, Secretary-General of Professional Women International in Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Beginners: what are the myths around NLP? Tue, 09 Jul 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3039 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3039 Publication: Boards considering ERM should examine the growing data suggesting a correlation between mature risk management practices and value creation and the increasing scrutiny of risk management practices by courts. Corporate Culture and ERM Fri, 28 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2527 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2527 Conference: The 2013 Change Management Conference will equip attendees with practical skills and implementation methodologies required to lead change in a complex business environment. Change Management Conference Thu, 27 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2445 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2445 Conference: Development course for select corporate communications practioners in medium to large businesses and organizations. Corporate Communications Academy Thu, 27 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2571 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2571 Publication: To remain competitive, companies should embrace social collaboration&mdash; employees and business partners contributing and connecting via an enterprise-wide virtual environment. Get Connected: How Social Collaboration Can Help Companies Navigate a Complex Business Landscape Wed, 26 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2530 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2530 Publication: U.S. salary increase budgets for 2013 will have a median increase of 3 percent, just like last year. Projections for 2014 are also 3 percent. U.S. Salary Increase Budgets for 2014 Fri, 21 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2524 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2524 Conference: Learn how companies including Kimberly-Clark and S.C. Johnson & Sons develop the most productive work places for their diverse workforces. How We Work Seminar Thu, 20 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2503 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2503 Conference: Directors and senior executives from major corporations share practical guidance on assessing pay/performance relationships, balancing investor concerns and sound business strategy and “branding” executive compensation through effective communications. Executive Compensation Conference Wed, 19 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2501 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2501 Publication: This chart shows the overnight interbank bond repo rate in China and the 7-day repo rate, respectively. In the week of June 3rd–7th, both rates shot up, signaling a sudden tightness in liquidity within the banking system. China Center Chart of the Week: Recent interbank jitters further underline liquidity risks Mon, 17 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2518 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2518 Webcast: Drawing from his recent Harvard Business Review article, &ldquo;Extreme Negotiations&rdquo;, Jeff Weiss, Sales Effectiveness Practice Leader at Vantage Partners, will share lessons learned and strategies developed from over 25 years of assisting F500/G1000 sales organizations in dramatically improving negotiated results and profit margins. He will Extreme Negotiations Mon, 17 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3030 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3030 Conference: Designed to swiftly immerse practitioners on best practices in corporate governance, as well as acquaint them with latest developments in the field. Corporate Governance Academy Thu, 13 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2470 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2470 Conference: The role of the ethics and compliance officer is reshaping as companies integrate risk, governance and sustainability in their discussions with shareholders. This conference will address how ethics fits into the bigger picture of corporate performance. Ethics & Shareholder Value Summit Thu, 13 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2485 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2485 Conference: With a keynote from Meredith B. Cross, Former Director, Division of Corporate Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, participate a unique peer-to-peer setting for directors and senior management on the latest in corporate governance. A Two-Day Corporate Governance & Compliance Directors' Institute Thu, 13 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2549 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2549 Publication: Many past sustainability business case analyses have not effectively incorporated key financial value drivers into the discussion. Companies should consider a framework to link environmental actions to financial value drivers. The Sustainability Business Case: A Model for Incorporating Financial Value Drivers Wed, 12 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2516 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2516 Webcast: With the explosive growth of mobile phones and tablets, wireless technologies have become a fundamental tool for everyday life across the globe. The coming wave of connected devices, appliances, vehicles, sensors, meters, and countless other &ldquo;things&rdquo; represents the next great phase of the evolving connected world. This presentation will The Rising Tide of the Internet of Things Mon, 10 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3017 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3017 Publication: This chart shows disclosure rates regarding key sustainability practices for constituent companies of the SSE 50, and compares it with the S&P Global 1200. The SSE 50 index comprises 50 Chinese A-share stocks listed on the Shanghai stock exchange. China Center Chart of the Week: Reporting on corporate environmental and social performance – still a long way to go Fri, 07 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2513 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2513 Conference: Learn from the most experienced acquirers on what it takes to build an effective corporate integration capability. Don’t miss the talk by Duncan O’Brien, General Manager, Global Business Development at General Electric Company, Dave Gitlin, VP of Integrat Post Merger Integration Conference Thu, 06 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2505 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2505 Publication: This chart shows the Chinese banking system’s monthly new claims on the corporate and household sectors (i.e. loans into the real economy) as well as new claims on depository corporations and financial institutions (i.e. interbank lending). China Center Chart of the Week: Rise in interbank lending highlights China’s liquidity risks Thu, 06 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2512 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2512 Conference: Blackrock, IBM and others share how to create long-term value for the company and investors on non-financial issues using technology, innovation and R&D with sustainability practitioners. Pre-conference seminars focus on smart cities and investor needs. Summit on Sustainability Tue, 04 Jun 2013 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2494 http://www.conference-board.org/conferences/conferencedetail.cfm?conferenceid=2494