Corporate Governance Webcasts On Demand

  1. Governance Watch: Planning for Divestitures Cover Governance Watch: Planning for Divestitures

    18 December, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, this month's Governance Watch will address corporate governance and various other legal considerations that companies face when planning for divestitures.

  2. Understanding Risk Culture Cover Understanding Risk Culture

    09 December, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast addresses how to use corporate culture to positively affect enterprise risk management and firm performance.

  3. Governance Watch: Global Investigations Cover Governance Watch: Global Investigations

    20 November, 2014 08:00 PM GMT [20:00] | Governance Watch

    Companies have increasingly been subject to multi-jurisdictional investigations. This Governance Watch will discuss current trends in global investigations and the methods corporations can utilize to best manage the risks of such an investigation.

  4. Ethics and Anti-Fraud Laws and Regulations: Extraterritorial Reach and Recent Cases  Cover Ethics and Anti-Fraud Laws and Regulations: Extraterritorial Reach and Recent Cases

    19 November, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will review the major recent legal and regulatory developments and will briefly discuss the role of the US and UK enforcement agencies and strategies in dealing with them

  5. Proxy Voting Issues for the Next AGM season in the UK and Continental Europe  Cover Proxy Voting Issues for the Next AGM season in the UK and Continental Europe

    13 November, 2014 08:00 AM EST [08:00], 02:00 PM CET [14:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast explores the key issues of concern to investors and strategies for companies to engage with them.

  6. New Developments in Executive Compensation Cover New Developments in Executive Compensation

    30 October, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    How does your executive compensation practice compare? Join us and find out as we uncover the results of our annual Top Executive Compensation survey of over 2,000 US-listed companies.

  7. Governance Watch: Recent Developments Related to Earnings Guidance Cover Governance Watch: Recent Developments Related to Earnings Guidance

    16 October, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, this complimentary webcast series is designed to address the latest hot topics, recent developments, and best practices in earnings guidance.

  8. Key Highlights from the 2014 Proxy Season Cover Key Highlights from the 2014 Proxy Season

    01 August, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will review key trends and issues that have emerged now that the bulk of the 2014 proxy season is behind us.

  9. Governance Watch: The Implications of Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund Cover Governance Watch: The Implications of Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund

    24 June, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Many commentators are calling Halliburton Co., et al., v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., the most important securities case in years. This Governance Watch will explore the case’s implications for securities class action litigation and its possible impact on the future viability of such claims.

  10. The Grey Area: Stimulating Ethical Dialogue in Organizations Cover The Grey Area: Stimulating Ethical Dialogue in Organizations

    10 June, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    According to recent research by The Conference Board, building trust with employees, customers, and the public is a critical leadership challenge.

  11. The Changing Chinese Supply Chain: Risk and Governance Cover The Changing Chinese Supply Chain: Risk and Governance

    02 June, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast reviews recent developments in the supply chain legal and regulatory landscape in China and provides global companies with a more sustainable framework with which to manage the issue.

  12. Uncovering Human Capital Risk Cover Uncovering Human Capital Risk

    19 May, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Find out how an audit of strategic workforce planning (SWP) at Statoil helped the company focus on the links between human resources (people and organisation) and its strategy.

  13. Book Discussion: The Board Game Cover Book Discussion: The Board Game

    13 May, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | Special Webcast

    Focusing on examples of female board directors featured in her book, Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire will provide advancement strategies for women to position themselves to be recommended for board positions.

  14. Managing the Audit Tender  Cover Managing the Audit Tender

    30 April, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    In the Netherlands, companies are now required to change auditors every eight years and mandatory rotation is being considered at the EU level.

  15. The Hershey Company:  Leveraging Talent to Drive Global Growth Cover The Hershey Company: Leveraging Talent to Drive Global Growth

    28 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Conference KeyNotes

    With a shift in business strategy to grow outside of their traditional markets, hear how The Hershey Company committed to make talent a central part of how they would achieve continued success.

  16. Recommendations from The Conference Board Task Force on Corporate/Investor Engagement  Cover Recommendations from The Conference Board Task Force on Corporate/Investor Engagement

    15 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | KnowlEdge Series®

    The Conference Board Task Force on Corporate/Investor Engagement will release its recommendations on creating a more optimal governance system. Join us for an exclusive discussion.

  17. 501(c)’s and the Proposed Political Activity Rules: Implications for Business Cover 501(c)’s and the Proposed Political Activity Rules: Implications for Business

    02 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This winter, the IRS and Treasury Department issued proposed regulatory changes for 501(c)(4) organizations, also known as “Social Welfare Organizations”. What do companies need to understand about the proposed rules?

  18. Risk Oversight: What Boards Need Going Forward Cover Risk Oversight: What Boards Need Going Forward

    20 March, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will examine current barriers to effective board risk oversight, and how boards can better identify and use the right risk information to inform their decisions on strategy.

  19. The Internet of Things: Strategy, Governance, and Economic Implications Cover The Internet of Things: Strategy, Governance, and Economic Implications

    13 March, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    The "internet of things" is opening new opportunities for business, but the concept is little understood, let alone optimized. This webcast will highlight critical impacts for new and existing business opportunities.

  20. Governance Watch: Activism’s chemistry with non-activist investors and the role of the Board Cover Governance Watch: Activism’s chemistry with non-activist investors and the role of the Board

    10 March, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, this complimentary webcast series is designed to address the latest developments in corporate governance through bi-monthly webcasts featuring provocative guests and expert insights.

  21. Cyber Security, Industrial Espionage, and The Internet of Things  Cover Cyber Security, Industrial Espionage, and The Internet of Things

    05 March, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will reveal some of the risks related to revolutionary developments online and suggest some approaches to gaining commercial advantage without risking the enterprise in the process.

  22. 2014 Corporate Governance Trends: Diversity/ Risk/ Compensation Cover 2014 Corporate Governance Trends: Diversity/ Risk/ Compensation

    04 March, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast highlights important corporate governance trends affecting public companies, including board composition and diversity, board oversight of political contributions, risk oversight, and pressures on compensation committees.

  23. Corporate Governance Issues for Subsidiaries  Cover Corporate Governance Issues for Subsidiaries

    14 January, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Global corporations rely on a network of subsidiaries to conduct various aspects of their operations, and governance policies within those subsidiaries must be adapted to those at the parent.

  24. Human Rights Risk: Focus on China Cover Human Rights Risk: Focus on China

    07 January, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    What human rights risks are companies facing when doing business China? How can businesses manage those risks without running afoul of the Chinese government?

  25. Governance Watch: Governance Considerations in BEPS Cover Governance Watch: Governance Considerations in BEPS

    04 December, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    This Governance Watch webcast will explore the governance, fiscal, and other issues around "base erosion and profit shifting” (BEPS) and risks raised by current policy discussions in Europe, the US, and BRIC countries.

  26. Social Services in a Multi-Channel World Cover Social Services in a Multi-Channel World

    28 November, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    How has the rise of the mobile customer and the “always on, always social” behavior associated with this new consumer changed the way companies think about the customer experience?

  27. Pay for Performance in the UK, Europe and for Global Companies – Innovative Measures Cover Pay for Performance in the UK, Europe and for Global Companies – Innovative Measures

    26 November, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    For corporations in the United Kingdom and Europe and for global companies based in the United States, India, and Asia, remuneration measures are a top topic among companies and investors.

  28. Beyond Law & Compliance: Achieving a Civil Workplace Cover Beyond Law & Compliance: Achieving a Civil Workplace

    20 November, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    What are the benefits of moving beyond a purely legal compliance corporate culture to a civil, respectful, and inclusive workplace that focuses on organizational values, behavior, and cultural change?

  29. A CEO's View on CSR, Risk & Reputation Management Cover A CEO's View on CSR, Risk & Reputation Management

    19 November, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    Hans W. Decker, retired CEO and vice chairman of Siemens USA, explores a CEO's view of the meaning and importance of corporate social responsibility and risk and reputation management.

  30. Corporate Governance, ESG and Sustainability Cover Corporate Governance, ESG and Sustainability

    31 October, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Institutional investors have traditionally made investment decisions guided by a "prudent person" fiduciary standard, but recent events have challenged the assumptions underlying this model.

  31. Shareholder Engagement Through The U.K. Stewardship Code Cover Shareholder Engagement Through The U.K. Stewardship Code

    22 October, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Learn how companies are responding to the 2012 U.K. Stewardship Code that applies to firms who manage assets on behalf of institutional shareholders.

  32. Governance Watch: Supplemental Pay Disclosures Cover Governance Watch: Supplemental Pay Disclosures

    21 October, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    This Governance Watch webcast will announce the work product of The Conference Board Working Group on Supplemental Pay Disclosure, which seeks to develop consistent definitions for "realized" and "realizable" pay for use in company proxy reports.

  33. Human Rights Risk Reporting and Assurance Cover Human Rights Risk Reporting and Assurance

    17 October, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast offers insights on current efforts to report on human rights, as well as the scope of assurance that can be provided to senior management and boards of directors.

  34. Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition  Cover Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition

    10 October, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Thomas Singer gives us insights into this report that analyzes a total of 76 environmental, social, and reporting practices and introduces along with it a new complementary web based tool, the Sustainability Practices Dashboard.

  35. The Conference Board Task Force on Corporate/Investor Engagement  Cover The Conference Board Task Force on Corporate/Investor Engagement

    27 September, 2013 02:00 PM EST [14:00] | KnowlEdge Series®

    A discussion and advance preview of recommendations from The Conference Board Task Force on Corporate/Investor Engagement designed to influence decisions regarding investor engagement in the governance of public corporations.

  36. Proxy Voting Analytics Cover Proxy Voting Analytics

    26 September, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | KnowlEdge Series®

    Join us in an exploration of implications and results from proxy voting data of business corporations in the Russell 3000 index.

  37. The Board's Responsibility for Reputation Risk Management Cover The Board's Responsibility for Reputation Risk Management

    08 August, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Responsibility for reputation risk management belongs to the CEO and executive team. But who holds them accountable? In the increasingly complex global risk environment, boards need to step up their vigilance and oversight of this critical area.

  38. Governance Watch: Cyber Security Cover Governance Watch: Cyber Security

    07 August, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    This webcast will review the latest that the board and management need to be thinking about with respect to cyber security and related risks that confront public companies.

  39. The Corporate Technology Leadership Gap Cover The Corporate Technology Leadership Gap

    25 July, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Special Webcast

    Management and boards in the United States and Europe have taken different approaches to address the technology revolution in business and the role of leaders in technology strategy.

     

  40. Rise of the Chief Risk & Reputation Officer: Myth or Reality? Cover Rise of the Chief Risk & Reputation Officer: Myth or Reality?

    16 July, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    Do companies have the right leadership and structure in place to deal with the vast array and complexity of global risks and reputational threats? An empowered Chief Risk & Reputation Officer reporting to the CEO and the Board may be the answer.

  41. Governance Watch: Corporate Political Spending Cover Governance Watch: Corporate Political Spending

    12 June, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, this Governance Watch webcast will review the latest developments in the area of corporate political disclosure and consider where things might go from here.

  42. Executive Compensation after Peer Groups Cover Executive Compensation after Peer Groups

    17 May, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast picks up on the recent Directors Roundtable debate and will explore what other factors should be considered by a compensation committee if peer-group benchmarking is deemphasized, as Prof. Elson and Mr. Ferrere suggest should be the case.

  43. Cybersecurity: Do you know if you’ve been hacked? Cover Cybersecurity: Do you know if you’ve been hacked?

    03 May, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Special Webcast

    There are 2 types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that do not know they have been hacked. In this webcast we will address two major questions: What are the risks? and how do you protect your organization?

  44. The Board’s Role in Ethics & Compliance Cover The Board’s Role in Ethics & Compliance

    25 April, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Gain insight on this timely topic and learn best practices when interacting with your board of directors so that a strong ethical culture can be set.

  45. What You Need to Know about Performance-aligned Compensation Cover What You Need to Know about Performance-aligned Compensation

    15 April, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Conference KeyNotes

    Experts from the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, University of Delaware and Farient Advisors discuss what Directors and senior executives need to know about performance-aligned compensation.

  46. Shareholder Engagement with Boards of Directors -  Part 2 Cover Shareholder Engagement with Boards of Directors - Part 2

    11 April, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00] | Special Webcast

    There is increasing pressure for greater shareholder engagement in the United States, the United Kingdom, throughout Continental Europe (reinforced by recent proposals by the European Commission), as well as in India (reinforced by recent SEBI proposals).

  47. Governance Watch: Foreign Policy Implications for Business Cover Governance Watch: Foreign Policy Implications for Business

    03 April, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Recent actions by the U.S. Government to place greater sanctions on Iran are the latest foreign policy measures to significantly affect businesses. What steps should businesses take to ensure compliance?

  48. Shareholder Engagement with Boards of Directors - Part 1 Cover Shareholder Engagement with Boards of Directors - Part 1

    19 March, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00] | Special Webcast

    There is increasing pressure for greater shareholder engagement in the U.S., the U.K., throughout Continental Europe (reinforced by recent proposals by the European Commission) as well as in India (reinforced by recent SEBI proposals).

  49. Governance Watch: Lessons for Acquirers and their Boards Cover Governance Watch: Lessons for Acquirers and their Boards

    06 February, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Much has been covered in the literature of what target companies should do to prepare for an acquisition. On this Governance Watch, our panel will discuss what acquirer companies should think about with respect to governance, accounting, and diligence.

  50. Governance Watch: Social Technology in the Boardroom Cover Governance Watch: Social Technology in the Boardroom

    05 December, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Join our guests for their insights and advice on how to engage in and leverage social technology for competitive advantage at the board level.

  51. Why Executive Pay Is Important to Investors Cover Why Executive Pay Is Important to Investors

    03 December, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Conference KeyNotes

    Increasingly, investors insist on appropriate sharing of business risks and rewards between shareholders and management. An investor discusses how compensation committees should utilize detailed and reliable analyses and metrics to connect the dots.

  52. Governance Watch: Officer and Director Indemnification – Considerations for Companies Cover Governance Watch: Officer and Director Indemnification – Considerations for Companies

    08 November, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Join our panel of governance and litigation experts for their thoughts and advice on how to address current issues regarding officer and director indemnification and advancement of attorney’s fees.

  53. The Key to Everything: Getting CEO Pay Right Cover The Key to Everything: Getting CEO Pay Right

    19 October, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Conference KeyNotes

    How can you incentivize the behaviors that will achieve sustainable success and balance performance orientation and the need to attract and retain the right talent?

  54. FCPA: Developments in Global Anticorruption Enforcement Cover FCPA: Developments in Global Anticorruption Enforcement

    12 September, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will provide an update for seasoned professionals regarding the latest developments and best practices in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance.

  55. Corporate Governance Strategies for the Next AGM Season Cover Corporate Governance Strategies for the Next AGM Season

    11 September, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00] | Special Webcast

    Companies should begin planning their corporate governance and investor communications strategies now – well before the beginning of the next AGM season.

  56. CEO Challenge - European Focus Cover CEO Challenge - European Focus

    19 June, 2012 05:00 AM EST [05:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00] | Special Webcast

    Come join this interactive discussion about the most pressing challenges on the minds of CEOs as reflected in The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2012.

  57. Sustainability: A top concern for CEOs in Asia Cover Sustainability: A top concern for CEOs in Asia

    31 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Special Webcast

    CEOs have also recognized that sustainability needs to be incorporated in company values and cascaded down into the ranks. How are they meeting the challenges around quality of life and environmental issues?

  58. Economic, Political, and Regulatory Risk: External Challenges for CEOs Cover Economic, Political, and Regulatory Risk: External Challenges for CEOs

    23 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Special Webcast

    The U.S. CEOs rated Global Political/Economic Risk as their third most critical challenge, and Government Regulation as their number-one challenge. What do CEOs need to best handle risk and regulation?

  59. Shareholder Activism – Has it Moved the Needle or Not?  Cover Shareholder Activism – Has it Moved the Needle or Not?

    02 May, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Join our panel of investor and governance experts for a debate on whether shareholder activism has had the desired effects and moved governance in a productive direction.

  60. Understanding Financial Conditions and Financial Instability Cover Understanding Financial Conditions and Financial Instability

    01 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will discuss the relationship between categories of economic and financial indicators and, to the extent that some regularities exist, how their analysis can provide insights for business professionals.

  61. Review Meeting of Safeguarding IP in the Supply Chain Working Group Cover Review Meeting of Safeguarding IP in the Supply Chain Working Group

    10 April, 2012 10:30 AM EST [10:30] | Special Webcast

    How can multinational corporations design an effective program that protects their Intellectual Property - trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets – when dealing with their suppliers, sub contractors and third parties around the globe?

  62. The First Six Months Under the Dodd Frank Whistleblower Rules Cover The First Six Months Under the Dodd Frank Whistleblower Rules

    04 April, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    With the first six months of operation under the new Dodd Frank whistleblower program now completed, key leaders from the enforcement, whistleblower advocate, and corporate defense communities join in this interactive executive briefing.

  63. Going Public on Data Privacy Cover Going Public on Data Privacy

    08 March, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | Special Webcast

    Concerns about the privacy of employee data run from the familiar to the far-out. Join four leading experts in human capital data, analytics and strategic workforce planning as they share their perspectives on what you should worry about—and not.

  64. Governance Watch Cover Governance Watch

    07 March, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Join our panel of governance and audit experts for their advice on how to address the latest issues facing audit committees and those who advise them.

  65. Re-Thinking Risk: How to Proactively Approach Large External Risks Cover Re-Thinking Risk: How to Proactively Approach Large External Risks

    06 March, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00], 11:00 PM HKT [23:00] | Special Webcast

    Companies often separate sustainability issues from risks, which can create gaps in effective planning. If we focus on risks in operations or strategy without building the impact of some large external risks such as water access or ....

  66. Business Ethics: The Board of Director's Role Cover Business Ethics: The Board of Director's Role

    29 February, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Companies worldwide now acknowledged the need for Board of Director engagement and oversight with respect to company ethics issues and compliance programs.

  67. Working at the Intersection of Human Resources, Ethics and Compliance – The Need for Collaboration Cover Working at the Intersection of Human Resources, Ethics and Compliance – The Need for Collaboration

    18 January, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00] | Special Webcast

    An ethical culture that is based on more than legal compliance is likely to enhance performance. According to research by The Conference Board, “ethics and social responsibility” are among the top 10 skills employers find important among new employees.

  68. Winning Investors Over Cover Winning Investors Over

    18 January, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    In this webcast Professor Baruch Lev will critically examine managers’ beliefs and chart a coherent, practicable set of policies and actions to regain and maintain investors' support.

  69. Re-Thinking Risk: Turning water into opportunity Cover Re-Thinking Risk: Turning water into opportunity

    10 January, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    Water scarcity affects every business globally. PepsiCo has transformed water risk into opportunity. Learn how large external risks ought to be part of every company's risk profile and how to build these risks into effective strategy and planning.

  70. Governance Watch Cover Governance Watch

    05 January, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Governance Watch offers summaries and concise perspectives on developments affecting corporate governance by focusing on issues that would be of interest to directors and senior business and finance executives.

  71. Governance Watch Cover Governance Watch

    16 December, 2011 12:30 PM EST [12:30] | Governance Watch

    Governance Watch is a new program from The Conference Board that helps senior legal and compliance professionals keep abreast of developments in corporate governance. It offers summaries and concise perspectives on developments affecting corporate governance. It focuses on issues that would be of interest to directors and senior business and finance executives, including issues affecting corporate democracy, shareholder communications and relationships, fiduciary obligations of directors, disclosure, compensation and insider trading.

  72. Governance Watch Cover Governance Watch

    02 November, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Governance Watch

    Governance Watch is a new program from The Conference Board and sponsored by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton that helps senior legal and compliance professionals keep abreast of developments in corporate governance.

  73. Board Evaluations in the UK and Continental Europe Cover Board Evaluations in the UK and Continental Europe

    19 October, 2011 04:30 PM CET [16:30], 03:30 PM GMT [15:30] | Special Webcast

    Boards of directors throughout the U.K. and Continental Europe are increasingly undertaking self-evaluation processes. The main driver for board evaluations is compliance with governance codes.

  74. Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership Cover Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership

    27 September, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Conference KeyNotes

    This Conference KeyNotes Webcast contains video clips of the keynote address from The 2011 Conference Board Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Conference. The speech was titled “Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership.”

  75. China and Sustainable Business Practices Cover China and Sustainable Business Practices

    20 September, 2011 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | Special Webcast

    Discuss the key factors driving and/or constraining broader corporate sustainability activities in China and the maturity of corporate sustainability strategies and programs.

  76. The Role of The Board in Risk Oversight Cover The Role of The Board in Risk Oversight

    20 September, 2011 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00] | Special Webcast

    If the 2008 financial crisis taught us anything, it is that board oversight of risk is critical to the health, or even the survival of a company.

  77. Governance Watch Cover Governance Watch

    08 September, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    Including a discussion of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act developments, an update on the progress of, and outlook for, Dodd-Frank regulations, and insights into recent press about the SEC's budget and impact on enforcement activity.

  78. Business and Sustainability in China: How Real is the New Direction? Cover Business and Sustainability in China: How Real is the New Direction?

    07 July, 2011 04:30 PM EST [16:30], 02:30 PM HKT [14:30], 12:00 PM IST [12:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast is ideal for senior executives, corporate strategists, and CSR/sustainability practitioners looking for a detailed, practical evaluation of current corporate sustainability initiatives in China.

  79. How the U.K. Bribery Act is Getting Companies to Re-think Anti-Corruption Cover How the U.K. Bribery Act is Getting Companies to Re-think Anti-Corruption

    30 June, 2011 04:00 PM CET [16:00] | Special Webcast

    The U.K. Bribery Act is more far-reaching than any anti-corruption laws in the world. With the impending 1 July passage of the Act, what are the steps that companies need to take to strengthen their anti-corruption programmes?

  80. Evaluating the European Commission’s Proposed Corporate Governance Reforms Cover Evaluating the European Commission’s Proposed Corporate Governance Reforms

    22 June, 2011 01:00 PM CET [13:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will discuss how The European Commission recently released its long-awaited “Green Paper” which challenges the basic fabric of the “Comply or Explain” European model of corporate governance.

  81. Ethical Leadership: Building a Culture that Supports Ethical Behavior  Cover Ethical Leadership: Building a Culture that Supports Ethical Behavior

    15 June, 2011 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will discuss why the effort to build a culture of ethics is so important and a values-based cultural approach vs a consequence - compliance approach.

  82. Unclaimed Property and the States:  Stepped up Enforcement and Corporate Liability  Cover Unclaimed Property and the States: Stepped up Enforcement and Corporate Liability

    09 June, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will build upon a survey and whitepaper published by The Conference Board Governance Center titled: Expanded Liability in Unclaimed Property.

  83. Rating the Raters: Do You Know who’s Monitoring  your Sustainability Performance? Cover Rating the Raters: Do You Know who’s Monitoring your Sustainability Performance?

    07 June, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will explore the best practices for raters, based on an in-depth study of 21 rating organizations and how companies can use information about the raters to develop a sound basis for deciding which surveys to participate in.

  84. Enforcement of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act:  A Dialogue with Regulators Cover Enforcement of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: A Dialogue with Regulators

    03 May, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    In this webcast, we start that dialogue by hearing from the SEC and DOJ on their renewed focus and collaboration on FCPA enforcement and gain insight on their focus areas. Participants will have an opportunity to hear from the chief enforcers and understand their perspectives.

  85. Risk Oversight Best Practices: What Directors Want and Need to Know Cover Risk Oversight Best Practices: What Directors Want and Need to Know

    02 December, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will discuss how boards provide effective oversight through pushing for a deep understanding of key risks, taking ownership to improve risk management in the organization and assuring that risk plans are up to date and ready to be acted on.

  86. Sustainability Reporting in Asia: Trends, Branding and Competition Cover Sustainability Reporting in Asia: Trends, Branding and Competition

    03 November, 2010 09:00 AM EST [09:00] | Special Webcast

    This webcast will discuss why GRI is gaining ground, especially among mainstream financial institutions, how GRI helps companies manage and measure their sustainability strategies, the opportunities and risks of greater transparency and growing stakeholder demands, and the future of integrated reporting and how this will impact corporate management and investor behavior.

  87. Corporate Political Activity in the Post Citizen’s United Era Cover Corporate Political Activity in the Post Citizen’s United Era

    14 October, 2010 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | Special Webcast

    Key findings from The Conference Board’s new handbook on corporate political activity can help companies navigate recent and impending legislation, avoid pitfalls, and explore emerging best practices

  88. The Materiality of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance  Cover The Materiality of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance

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