Sustainable Innovation – A Necessary Business Transformation?
December 02 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Scott Tew and Rasha Hasaneen, the Heads of Sustainability and Innovation at Trane Technologies, join Uwe Schulte to discuss how and why they have embarked on the journey towards sustainable innovation.
Molly Reynolds on the future of Congress
December 02 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
As the 2020 election season comes to an end and a new Congress approaches, Molly Reynolds, senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and author of Exceptions to the Rule: The Politics of Filibuster Limitations in the US Senate, joins to discuss potential changes in how Congress conducts its business or asserts its priorities, and how that could shape the next two years in the Executive Branch.
Will the November Lockdowns Derail the European Economic Recovery?
December 01 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast Ilaria Maselli and Klaas de Vries discuss some of the insights from Conference Board research on how the European economy is doing. We start with the impact of the November lockdowns on the economy and then discuss two different scenarios for 2021.
Gbenga Ajilore on COVID-19 and the impact on rural communities
November 19 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
While COVID-19 initially struck hardest in American cities, since the end of the summer, more and more rural Americans are dealing with the consequences of the pandemic—including new daily per capita caseloads and death rates that have surpassed those found in more urban areas. Gbenga Ajilore, senior economist at the Center for American Progress, joins to discuss COVID-19’s impacts on rural communities and the barriers that threaten to hamper recovery in some rural areas.
Supporting Veteran-owned businesses, employees, and communities – are corporations doing enough to help?
November 18 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
Paul Washington, Executive Director of the ESG Center at The Conference Board, interviews Ben Biles, CEO and Co-founder, American Veterans Group, and Jeff Cathey, Senior Military Affairs Executive at Bank of America, about the value of supporting veteran-owned businesses and employees, and how Covid-19 and changing demographics may lead to new strategies in private sector.
US Labor Market Roundup: October Jobs Report and the Top 10 Pandemic Job Market Trends
November 18 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
We react to the October jobs report and then discuss the Top 10 Pandemic Job Market Trends. The U.S. economy and labor market are experiencing a very unusual recession. As the fallout from COVID-19 continues, we identify the biggest trends involving the U.S. job market that business leaders should be aware of.
Six Ideas for Year-end Corporate Giving
November 17 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman shares six ideas for how companies' corporate citizenship and philanthropy function can finish 2020 strong using any remaining funding they have.
Rob Jackson on financial regulation and the future of capital markets
November 16 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
Former SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson, Co-Director of the Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance and Director of the Program on Corporate Law and Policy at the New York University School of Law, joins to discuss transparency, concentration, the perceived political power of business, and the strengths and weaknesses of US financial regulation a decade after the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Adapting to the Reimagined Workplace: Human Capital Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic
November 12 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
The Conference Board expects that COVID-19 will have many lasting impacts on the world of work and Human Capital processes. To gauge how organizations are reacting to the changing business environment in the context of their workforces, we conducted an online survey in September 2020 with 330 human capital executives, mostly in large companies—a follow-up on our survey from April 2020. Our findings were published in the report Adapting to the Reimagined Workplace: Human Capital Responses to the
US Elections – What Now?
November 10 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
This podcast was recorded on November 5, before most news organizations called the US presidential election for Joe Biden, and before Biden himself claimed victory. Nick Redman, Director of Analysis, Oxford Analytica, Dana Petersen, Chief Economist, The Conference Board and David Kelly, Chief Global Strategist, J.P. Morgan discuss the choices facing the next administration. The panel did not start from the certainty that Biden would become president.