On Governance: Using Sustainability Metrics in Incentive Compensation Plans
February 15 | Arthur H. Kohn, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP | Comments (0)
Recent developments concerning corporate sustainability suggest that compensation committees of public company boards of directors, as well as human resources executives, should consider the use of metrics developed to measure sustainability in incentive compensation plans.
On Governance: How Integrated Reporting Helps Define and Measure Value
February 13 | Keith Ambachtsheer | Bill Baue | Comments (0)
How do asset owners tell their multi-dimensional value-creation story in ways that go beyond simplistic price signals which might mask value destruction, particularly at the collective level? By adopting Integrated Reporting (or IR as it is commonly abbreviated), we believe.
The Top Five Things I Learned at the 2018 Lisboa Web Summit
February 13 | John Metselaar, Program Director and Senior Fellow, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
"Save the web: technology should serve humanity, not undermine its core values and institutions" is just one of John Metselaar's takeaways from this year's Lisbon Web Summit. As more than half the world's population becomes digitally connected, industry, governments, citizens and academia need to work together to keep the "digital peace."
Partnering for Disaster Preparedness in Chile
February 12 | Lars Battle, Senior Editorial Coordinator, PYXERA Global | Comments (0)
The term “natural disaster” is a misnomer. Natural ecosystems often require disturbances such as fires and floods to remain healthy. They have an inherent resilience to the occasional battering. Crises created by destructive natural events might be more aptly referred to as “social disasters,” because of the toll of life and economic damage left in their wake. Framing such events as social disasters places them in a different light, shifting the burden on all sectors of society to proactively ma
Do You Know Your Business Transformation Story?
February 12 | Jeff Pundyk, Senior Fellow, The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center | Comments (0)
Organizations are at a critical juncture as they try to balance long-term vision with short-term performance. The key to making this balance work is delivering thoughtful, consistent, and clear communications to employees, customers, and partners.
Beware the 80/20 Governance Trap: Where External ESG Ratings Fall Short – and Why
February 07 | Gib Hedstrom, Deputy Leader, Global Sustainability Center; Program Director, Sustainability Council I: Strategy and Implementation; Sustainability Council II: Innovation and Growth; and the Chief Environment, Health, and Safety Officers’ Council, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Internal Communication and the Licence to Operate
February 07 | Lise Michaud, Founder, IC Kollectif | Comments (0)
internal communication professionals need to do a better job of demonstrating their value to senior leadership. To be considered trusted advisers and counselors by executives and senior leaders, internal communication professionals should, among other things, assess and measure their value, bring unique insights, and better understand the financial metrics used by business leaders.
The Conference Board Launches Expanded Benchmarking Project on Corporate Citizenship
February 07 | Alexander Parkinson, Senior Researcher, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
The Conference Board has launched an expanded initiative to track and benchmark societal investments, and their resulting impact, extending the organization’s 75 years of leadership in corporate citizenship research.