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Today, boards and C-Suites face increased stakeholder expectations and challenges to public trust in business. Businesses require actionable answers. Find them through expert and confidential exploration of your critical issues. And contribute your leadership to drive progress in the greater corporate governance community. Explore Center Member exclusive content and programs or learn about becoming a Center Member >>

RESEARCH & INSIGHTS

Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Directors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Directors' P…

When describing their own jobs, directors believe CEO succes…

Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition

Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition

This report identifies key trends related to the corporate d…

C-Suite Challenge<sup>™</sup> 2019: The Future-Ready Organization

C-Suite Challenge™ 2019: The Future-Ready Organization…

How CEOs and C-suite executives are transforming for the fut…

A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decoding Progress, Challenges, and Best Practices

A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decodi…

This report is a resource for understanding how sustainable …

Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: A Candid Look at Risks and Rewards

Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: A Can…

Resource constraints and evolving customer pressures are spu…

Is Short-Term Behavior Jeopardizing the Future Prosperity of Business?

Is Short-Term Behavior Jeopardizing the Future Prosperi…

A focus on short-term performance may come at the expense of…

Proxy Voting Analytics (2015-2018)

Proxy Voting Analytics (2015-2018)

Shareholders are increasingly turning their attention to soc…

Total Impact Valuation: Overview of Current Practices

Total Impact Valuation: Overview of Current Practices

Total impact valuation—the practice of quantifying and…

DATA & ANALYSIS

ACTIVIST SURVEILANCE

ACTIVIST SURVEILANCE

The Conference Board, in collaboration with FactSet, provides a tool for public companies to stay abreast of shareholder activism, track AGM votes, and compare takeover defenses against peer groups.

BOARD DIVERSITY

BOARD DIVERSITY

The Conference Board and Georgetown University, in partnership Johns Hopkins University, developed a scenario model that companies can use to enhance the gender diversity of their boards.

CORPORATE INTELLIGENCE

CORPORATE INTELLIGENCE

The Conference Board, in collaboration with FactSet, provides a tool for public companies to stay abreast of shareholder activism, track AGM votes, and compare takeover defenses against peer groups.

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CONFERENCES & EVENTS

Negotiation Excellence Workshop April 29, 2019 (New York, New York)

15th Annual Women's Leadership Conference April 30 - May 01, 2019 (New York, New York)

Sales Integration: Lessons from an Industry Giant May 08, 2019 (New York, NY)

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PRESS

Register to earn HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credits on our upcoming webcasts, conferences, and other events.

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PERSPECTIVES

INSIDE AMERICA'S BOARDROOMS a weekly show featuring board members and governance experts. Designed for current and experienced board members, executives, proxy advisors, and governance professionals.

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CENTER MEMBER EXCLUSIVE
PROGRAMS & EVENTS

The Governance Center hosts programs throughout the year for center members. These exclusive offerings are led by our experts who help participants engage in open and confidential discussions on critical issues.

CENTER MEMBER EXCLUSIVE
WORKING GROUPS


INTEGRATED REPORTING

INTEGRATED REPORTING

This working group seeks to establish a common understanding of the existing landscape and build consensus on the future of corporate reporting for US companies through discussions on the current and desired state of integrated reporting.

COMMITTEE ON CORPORATE
POLITICAL SPENDING

COMMITTEE ON CORPORATE POLITICAL SPENDING

Dedicated to accountability, transparency, education, and engagement on issues of political activity.


CYBERSECURITY

CYBERSECURITY

How can directors and C-suite executives carry out their cybersecurity risk oversight responsibilities to carry out their fiduciary duties and address the changing expectations of institutional investors and other external stakeholders ?

GLOBAL BENEFITS & COMPENSATION ROUNDTABLE

GLOBAL BENEFITS & COMPENSATION ROUNDTABLE

Join our educational webinar focused on cross-border retirement, welfare, and executive compensation topics affecting multinational businesses.

Our Experts

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Douglas Chia

Leader, Governance Center
The Conference Board

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Matteo Tonello

Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Leadership Practice Lead
The Conference Board

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Gary Larkin

Research Associate, Corporate Leadership
The Conference Board

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Thomas Singer

Principal Researcher
The Conference Board

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Anuj Saush

Senior Sustainability Researcher - Europe
The Conference Board

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Dr. Uwe Schulte

Leader of The Conference Board Global Sustainability Centre
The Conference Board

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