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Knowledgeable about how businesses operate; continually scans the environment for changing conditions and to understand competitors; applies best practices and proven management techniques to drive revenues and results.

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Highlights

What Is the 'New Paradigm' Framework? Highlights of The Conference Board Governance Center Fall 2017 Meeting

January 2018

A central premise of Martin Lipton’s "New Paradigm" is that corporations and institutional investors can together forge a meaningful and successful private-sector solution.

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Economics Watch

March 14, 2018

The struggle to attract talent is only going to get fiercer as a strong global economy combined with aging populations in mature markets and China will help today's tight labor market become a new normal. Learn more about current labor market conditions in the US, Europe, and other mature economies and strategies for operating in tighter labor markets. CPE credit available

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Working Together to Get Every Child Learning

(Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, February 2018)

In 2015, Pearson launched the “Every Child Learning” partnership with Save the Children to deliver high-quality education to Syrian refugees and vulnerable children in Jordan, and to innovate new solutions that improve the delivery of education in emergency and conflict-affected settings. We are doing this through a combination of program funding, collaborative R&D, and joint advocacy.

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Products & Services

Conferences/Events

Publications

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Webcasts

  • Window On the US Tax Plan

    February 28, 2018

    With the new tax plan for the United States in existence for two months, what are the implications for the economy and business? A panel of TCB and other experts will look at how the new tax regime impacts on consumers and business in the U.S., and what the implications will be for investment, profits and economic growth. CPE Credit Available

  • Economics Watch

    March 14, 2018

    The struggle to attract talent is only going to get fiercer as a strong global economy combined with aging populations in mature markets and China will help today's tight labor market become a new normal. Learn more about current labor market conditions in the US, Europe, and other mature economies and strategies for operating in tighter labor markets. CPE credit available

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Blogs

  • Working Together to Get Every Child Learning

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, February 2018)

    In 2015, Pearson launched the “Every Child Learning” partnership with Save the Children to deliver high-quality education to Syrian refugees and vulnerable children in Jordan, and to innovate new solutions that improve the delivery of education in emergency and conflict-affected settings. We are doing this through a combination of program funding, collaborative R&D, and joint advocacy.
  • Implications for Blockchain in Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, February 2018)

    It’s impossible to avoid the furor surrounding cryptocurrencies these days. Looking beyond the price fluctuations of crypto markets, examining the blockchain infrastructure that supports the currencies is a fascinating exercise. The use of blockchain in companies has some interesting implications for citizenship and philanthropy. Blockchain could add a level of transparency and authenticity to corporate practices and resulting communications that could help to rebuild trust in business.
  • Two-Child Policy Won't Produce a Baby Boom

    (China Center Blog, February 2018)

    Despite the end of the one-child policy in 2016 and hopes of a new “baby boom,” the reality is that China’s attempt to politically reengineer its demographic outlook will require decades, not years.

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