Strategic Thinking

Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.

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Sustainability Practices 2017 Key Findings

December 2017

Third-party verification of the claims in sustainability reports is on the rise, which is helping investors make better-informed decisions about companies’ risks and opportunities. But companies could still be much more transparent. 

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Economics Watch: The Results are in! Key Findings from our C-Suite Challenge 2018

January 10, 2018

Join our experts who will detail key findings from the 2018 C-Suite Challengesurvey and provide an assessment of where the US and global economy stand following the latest developments in US tax policy. CPE credit available

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On Governance: The First Critique of the ‘Framework for U.S. Stewardship and Governance’

(On Governance, December 2017)

In my Internet searching, I have yet to find any criticism of the principles laid out in the Framework. However, if one looks closely at this Framework, one sees a glaring omission, the lack of any reference to wealth maximization as the objective of investor stewardship.

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  • Sustainability Practices 2017 Key Findings

    December 2017

    Third-party verification of the claims in sustainability reports is on the rise, which is helping investors make better-informed decisions about companies’ risks and opportunities. But companies could still be much more transparent. 

  • Sustainability Practices Dashboard

    December 2017

    The Conference Board Sustainability Practices Dashboard analyzes the most recent disclosure of environmental and social practices by public companies around the world. 

  • The Game Changers: Corporate Foundations in a Changing World

    December 2017

    "Game Changer" foundations are leading a potentially transformative shift in corporate philanthropy, one in which they strategically draw on the parent company’s mission, acumen, assets, and networks rather than simply writing checks.

     

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  • Shifting Age and Race Characteristics of US Consumers

    January 09, 2018

    The demographic composition of US consumers is likely to change dramatically over the next decade. This has important implications for consumer spending growth. Explore the relation between demographics and consumption and how to adjust your strategy to win in this shifting environment. CPE credit available

  • Economics Watch: The Results are in! Key Findings from our C-Suite Challenge 2018

    January 10, 2018

    Join our experts who will detail key findings from the 2018 C-Suite Challengesurvey and provide an assessment of where the US and global economy stand following the latest developments in US tax policy. CPE credit available

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