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25 May. 2021 | Comments (0)
Hosted by The Conference Board President & CEO, Steve Odland, CEO Perspectives takes an objective, data-driven look at a range of business topics aimed at senior executives. Listeners will come away with what The Conference Board does best: Insights for What’s Ahead™.
In episode three, Steve sits down with Paul Washington, Executive Director of The Conference Board ESG Center, to discuss multistakeholder governance. Topics include:
The paradigm shift: What factors are driving the shift from a stockholder-focused to stakeholder-focused model?
Speaking out or staying silent: As companies face pressure to take a stand on every issue under the sun, how can they choose wisely and avoid being soft targets?
The changing skillsets: How is the multistakeholder model changing the competencies—and even the composition—of a successful C-Suite?
The value of a balanced board: Why does a board with directors fluent on many issues—rather than one filled with specialists—typically lead to better multistakeholder governance?
Is this permanent or passing? What’s making the multistakeholder governance approach a durable, lasting blueprint for companies?
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Under a Microscope: A New Era of Scrutiny for Corporate Political Activity (Report, March 2021)
Sustainability Practices 2020 (Report, January 2021)
Even Higher Expectations in a Post-2020 World: How Organizations Engage with Social Change (Report, January 2021)
Insights for Investors and Companies in Addressing Today’s Social Issues (Report, October 2020)
Purpose-Driven Companies: Lessons Learned (Report, October 2020)
Maximizing the Benefits of Board Diversity (Report, June 2020)