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  • The Conference Board Economics Watch®

    10 November, 2014 | Economics Watch®

    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy. As a special topic, we will discuss Global Economic Outlook for 2015 and beyond, and offer perspectives on upside opportunities and downside risks.
  • Sharing Lessons to Advance Corporate Philanthropy in China

    06 November, 2014 | KnowlEdge Series®

    Where should your company focus its social investment in China? From developing enduring partnerships to building the practice of social impact measurement, we’ll discuss how lessons learned from the US philanthropy sector can be applied or modified for China-oriented investors.

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