Sustainability in China: Multinationals in the Crosshairs
27 April, 2015 | KnowlEdge Series®
Anke Schrader's latest work assesses the sustainability performance of Fortune 500 companies in China, and provides insights on sustainability leadership that apply both to China and other emerging markets.
Linking Business Needs to Social Impact
07 April, 2015 | Special Webcast | 2:18
What are some ways to think outside the box when it comes to business processes such as finance and HR? Join us to discover how AOL was able to link its business needs to social impact and bring work back onshore.
Streamlining the Sharing of Safety and Regulatory Information Along the Product Value Chain
26 February, 2015 | Special Webcast | 3:15
This webcast illustrates key findings from two reports published by top executives that form The Conference Board Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs Council.
Impact Measurement in the Age of Strategic Social Investment
24 February, 2015 | Special Webcast | 8:55
This webcast will focus on understanding what social impact means from the employee and human resources perspective and share examples of how it can be best measured and reported.
Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, and Corporate Strategy
16 September, 2014 | Special Webcast | 4:39
Energy cost is critical to the competitiveness of many firms. Join this webcast to find out how to build a sound corporate energy strategy.
The Changing Chinese Supply Chain: Risk and Governance
02 June, 2014 | Special Webcast | 2:43
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.
China's Natural Gas: A new foundation for competitiveness?
09 May, 2014 | Special Webcast | 13:53
China has the largest estimated shale gas reserves in the world, but is so far struggling to access it. What does China’s medium-term supply of, and demand for, natural gas look like? What are the implications for pricing and energy costs?
Integrating Human Rights Risk Into The ERM Programme
28 March, 2014 | Special Webcast | 3:20
How can companies build a robust program to manage human rights risk? This webcast details how The Coca-Cola Company identified, assessed, and mitigated risks internally and throughout its supply chain.
Human Rights Risk: Focus on China
07 January, 2014 | Special Webcast | 9:43
What human rights risks are companies facing when doing business China? How can businesses manage those risks without running afoul of the Chinese government?
Social Innovation – Solutions for a Sustainable Future
04 December, 2013 | Special Webcast
Social innovation is becoming an important way to tackle today’s challenges. Businesses that can develop new solutions to urgent social and ecological problems will be the leading companies of tomorrow.
Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation
03 December, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series® | 13:04
We invite you to explore the link between corporate sustainability initiatives and brand value. The discussion will center on the preliminary results of our study, Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation.
A CEO's View on CSR, Risk & Reputation Management
19 November, 2013 | 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.
Corporate Governance, ESG and Sustainability
31 October, 2013 | 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.
Transforming Our Aspirations: From ‘Less Bad’ to 'Net Good'
25 October, 2013 | Conference KeyNotes | 2:05
Join us for a reprisal of one of the best rated presentatons from The Conference Board Summit on Sustainability. This webcast will discuss why reducing environmental footprint is no longer sufficient to meet the scale of change required.
Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition
10 October, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:48
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.
Book Discussion: Uprising
24 September, 2013 | Special Webcast | 7:45
George Magnus, Economist, and author of 'Uprising', joins us to discuss whether emerging markets will shape or shake the world economy.
Reinventing Recycling with Extended Producer Responsibility
14 June, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:48
In this session, experts will discuss their work to drive a long-term solution to recycling in the United States through Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
Human Rights Risk: A Critical Business Imperative - Part II
30 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 4:53
Join us for this 2 Part webcast as we examine the area of human rights risk and the possible wide-ranging impacts on corporations. In Part II of this Webcast we will hear from companies that have taken an active role to address human rights.
Human Rights Risk: A Critical Business Imperative - Part I
28 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 8:22
Join us for this 2 Part webcast as we examine the area of human rights risk and the possible wide-ranging impacts on corporations. In Part I of this Webcast we will speak with leading NGOs in the area of human rights and business.
The Corporation of the Future: Integrating Trust and Sustainability with Creating Shareowner Value
07 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 6:06
Tomorrow's Company, an important think tank in the U.K., has been for some time exploring the most appropriate corporate form for both business and society. This spring, it is hosting discussions on this subject by our webcast speaker, Prof. Colin Mayer.
A Better Way Forward to a Sustainable Future
25 April, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:28
Join us for this webcast as our guest, Michael Ian Fanning, Director of Sustainable Development at Michelin Group, tells us how After 10 years of a formal sustainable development program, Michelin decided to step back and re-examine its approach.
The Importance of Integrated Reporting Standards
08 March, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:10
Join Mike Krzus of Mike Krzus Consulting and Aleen Bayard of Footprint Partners as they explain the concept of integrated reporting and its benefits and challenges.
Good Business? Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
28 February, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:39
During this webcast, hear from speakers from the upcoming 2013 Ethics & Shareholder Value Summit. They will discuss how acting ethically and responsibly is good for business and will share examples of the good, the bad, and the ugly of this practice.
A European Perspective: The Role of Ethics in Responsible Investing
29 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 2:25
Many say that Europe is ahead of the curve when it comes to responsible investing. Hear first-hand from several investors that have taken this approach, how ethics plays a role, challenged companies on their practices, and how to make it work.
The Future of Renewable Energy & Energy Finance
23 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:46
Energy innovation is essential for any large-scale business to become sustainable in the long-term. We will examine current state and outlook of developments in renewable energy innovation, delivery, and efficiency in mitigating the cost of energy.
Europe’s Future Energy Policies and its Impact on Business
15 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 09:13
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the January webcast is Director General for Energy, Philip Lowe.
Europe's Future Environmental Policy and its Impact on Business
06 December, 2012 | Special Webcast | 07:35
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the December webcast is Director General for Environment, Karl Falkenberg.
Corporate Philanthropy in China
05 December, 2012 | Special Webcast | 1:38
Anke Schrader, Researcher, The Conference Board China Center, will share current best practices for corporate philanthropy programs in China and will discuss factors that must be considered in order to implement these programs effectively.
Environmental, Social, and Governance Disclosure
24 October, 2012 | Special Webcast | 16:34
Even as disclosure of sustainability performance spreads globally stakeholders are increasingly questioning the value of the information for business and investment decisions.
The Triple Bottom Line: Not a Zero Sum Game
19 October, 2012 | Conference KeyNotes | 2:19
Drawing on empirical research insights, Prof. Bhattacharya points out how companies can maximize the value of their CR initiatives by fostering strong stakeholder relationships to develop, implement, and evaluate compelling CSR programs.
Sustainability: A top concern for CEOs in Asia
31 May, 2012 | Special Webcast | 04:07
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?
Re-Thinking Risk: Turning water into opportunity
10 January, 2012 | 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.
Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership
27 September, 2011 | 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.”
China and Sustainable Business Practices
20 September, 2011 | 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.
Business and Sustainability in China: How Real is the New Direction?
07 July, 2011 | 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.
Rating the Raters: Do You Know who’s Monitoring your Sustainability Performance?
07 June, 2011 | 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.
Green Jobs: What are They? Where are They?
03 March, 2011 | Special Webcast
This webcast will address: Green jobs: Saving energy and creating energy, the state of green jobs across the nation, and retooling workers for green jobs; what do we need to do?
Sustainability Reporting in Asia: Trends, Branding and Competition
03 November, 2010 | 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.
Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Can the EPA Do It?
23 September, 2010 | Special Webcast
The reality of EPA action opens a variety of scenarios for business that are very different from what was envisioned under a cap and trade bill, including litigation, economic impacts and compliance challenges.
Economic Impact on Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Initiatives
15 September, 2010 | Conference KeyNotes
This Conference KeyNotes Webcast will provide highlights of The 2010 Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Conference (June, 2010).
The Materiality of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance
12 August, 2010 | Special Webcast
In this webcast we will have an in-depth discussion on the meaning of materiality, how it has evolved (and continues to evolve) in financial reporting and how this can, or cannot, apply effectively to materiality determination of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk
The Future of Energy: The Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
23 June, 2010 | Special Webcast
As the public and private sectors begin to explore the transition to a low-carbon company, executives are wondering about the challenges and promises of such a transition. Join experts who understand the issues and have an incumbent’s point of view on the
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Future of Integrated Reporting
07 June, 2010 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss why GRI is gaining ground, especially among mainstream financial institutions and how GRI helps companies manage and measure their sustainability strategies.
Understanding the SEC Climate Change Guidance
04 May, 2010 | Special Webcast
This webcast will explore the implications of SEC guidance for corporate measurement and reporting on climate change risks and how this can improve corporate investor relations.
Emerging Climate Change Directives from Copenhagen: What does it Mean for Global Business?
14 January, 2010 | Special Webcast
In this webcast, we will hear first-hand impressions of the Copenhagen meeting and how the meeting results will impact global business in the near term.
U.S. Climate Change Strategies without a Clear Legislative Signal
02 December, 2009 | Special Webcast
This webcast includes an overview of the EPA’s Endangerment Finding for GHG emissions, an update of vehicle emissions regulation and standard development, and a discussion of regional cap and trade programs without a federally mandated scheme.
Preparing for Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting in the U.S
29 April, 2009 | Special Webcast
The Conference Board is presenting a webcast dialogue with the EPA to discuss specific aspects of the new forthcoming government regulations on greenhouse gases, and its implications for business including how the data can be used.