On Governance: Board Evaluations – Time to Evolve Your Annual Process
July 19 | Denise Kuprionis, President, The Governance Solutions Group, Senior Fellow, ESG Center | Comments (0)
Directors don’t let management “just sit there.” The answer to knowing if your board is effective is having a meaningful board assessment process.
Nick Morgan on How to Connect with People in a Virtual World
July 18 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join communication expert Nick Morgan as he discusses his new book, Can You Hear Me?: How to Connect with People in a Virtual World, which outlines five big problems with virtual communication and offers entrepreneurs, business professionals, and managers a clear path forward for helping us connect better with others in a more virtual world.
Consumer Confidence Goes Up in Europe in Quarter 2
July 17 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast, Ilaria Maselli (Senior Economist) and Derek Servais (senior digital media and IT specialist) deep dive into the quarter 2 results for Europe of The Global Consumer Confidence Index by The Conference Board and Nielsen. They also discuss specific countries of interest, such as: Germany, France, Italy, Turkey and the UK.
The Changing Nature of Influence—from Lil Miquela to Fashion Ambitionist
July 16 | Susan Getgood, Vice President - Product Innovation, SHE Media | Comments (0)
With virtual influencers and sponsored Instagram stories, is influencer marketing still... influencer marketing? Yes. And no. Or at least, it is not consumer-to-consumer influencer marketing grounded in the genuine authentic endorsement of a consumer sharing her story and experiences with a product with her friends and yes, followers. Done right, it is about harnessing consumer passion for brands and connecting them to opportunities to share their love in the context of their own story.
Atlanta Communities Show Benefits of Long-Term Collaboration
July 16 | Tony Tapia, Program Director, Philanthropy & Engagement Council | Comments (0)
What can be achieved when businesses, nonprofits, and governments come together to create solutions for local communities? Two examples in Atlanta, City of Refuge and East Lake, are demonstrating how long-term collaboration can deliver benefits across the board.
The Road to Gender Equality: Please Take This Important Survey on Gender and Leadership in PR
July 11 | Tina McCorkindale, President and CEO, Institute for Public Relations | Comments (0)
As the U.S. women’s national soccer team celebrated their second straight victory in the World Cup, chants demanding “equal pay” erupted from both players and fans. This isn’t the first time, nor will it be the last, that gender discrimination and inequity will be in the media spotlight.
Educating the Whole Child
July 11 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
This new series features the Committee for Economic Development’s (CED) Business Champions for the Advancement of Early Childhood Education, where we speak with business leaders about the importance of early education and how they can play an essential role in boosting access to and quality of education programs. This episode presents Bernard Bailey, President of CED, talking with Kai-leé Berke, CEO of Teaching Strategies, about the approach of educating the whole child.
Is There a Role for Philanthropy in Renewing Democracy?
July 10 | Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation | Comments (0)
Has the world of organized philanthropy done everything it can to shore up democratic values and aspirations? A new report details the findings of a symposium of foundations and nonprofit leaders that discussed the role of philanthropy in addressing the deepening cleavages in American society.
NIRI President: Boards Paying More Attention to IROs
July 10 | ESG Center | Comments (0)
Investor relations executives or officers (IROs) are slowly starting to move on to public company boards and into the C-suite, according to Gary LaBranche, president and CEO of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI).
Consumer Confidence and Spending Behavior Across the World: Q2 2019 findings
July 08 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
The Conference Board’s Chief Economist Bart van Ark and Senior Researcher Denise Dahlhoff discuss results from the Q2 2019 run of The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey, a collaboration with Nielsen. Findings include developments regarding consumer confidence, consumers’ spending on certain categories, and their top concerns.