For Regulation FD, Is There Life After 20?
October 28 | Alan Oshiki, Executive Vice President, Abernathy MacGregor | Comments (0)
The earnings game may be over, for good. A lot of companies are withdrawing earnings guidance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. And some executives predict it won’t return.
Off the Shelf - Mauro Guillen on his book, 2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything
September 30 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
The world is drastically changing. So how can businesses prepare for what comes next? In his new book, Wharton Professor Mauro Guillen encourages us to consider the dynamic inter-play between a range of forces that will converge on a single tipping point -- 2030, and offers a guide to help revolutionize the way we think about cataclysmic change and its consequences.
Leadership in Challenging Times: A Conversation with Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin
September 29 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
Leadership in Challenging Times: A Conversation with Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin. The CED discussion series, Leadership in Challenging Times, interviews business leaders about the unprecedented challenges facing the nation and how they are helping chart a path forward for both their companies and communities in which they operate.
The long-term Impact of the Pandemic on Businesses: The View of European C-suite Executives
September 28 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, a special mid-year edition of the annual C-Suite Challenge Survey focused on the long-term impacts business executives expect as the likely legacy of the pandemic. In this podcast, we discuss how executives in Europe are more engaged in rethinking the role of business in society, the future of globalization, and the higher interest in the new normal of remote work.
Chris Wheat on COVID-19's impact on small businesses
September 17 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
The economic hit from COVID-19 has been widespread across many businesses and families but the hit to small businesses, and particularly minority-owned small businesses, has been unprecedented. Dr. Chris Wheat, Director of Business Research for the JPMorgan Chase Institute, joins to discuss COVID-19’s effects on small businesses to date, their outlook for the months ahead, and why it matters for the economy and our eventual path to recovery.
Why Company Directors Should Use Social Media
September 08 | Elizabeth Richards, Head of Corporate Governance, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) | Comments (0)
In its most recent Connect and Reflect report, “Why Company Directors Should Use Social Media,” The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) describes the benefits of social media for directors and offers practical guidance about how to make a start.
Richard Parsons, Former CEO of Time Warner Inc., Reflects on the Role of Corporations in Society
September 07 | Paul Washington, Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Richard Parsons, a Senior Advisor at Providence Equity Partners as well as the former Chairman of Citigroup and Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Inc., recently joined our CEO Forum on Building a More Civil & Just Society. In our interview, we discussed the evolving role of public corporations and practical suggestions about making concrete progress in advancing both inclusion and equity in our society.
Ford Foundation President Darren Walker on How Corporations Can Help Drive Social Change
September 04 | Paul Washington, Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In this interview, Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, reflects on the death of George Floyd, the uprisings that have spread across America as a result, and the role of public corporations in fostering diversity and inclusion and driving social change.
13F proposal — the SEC can (and should) do better
August 26 | Robert Lamm, Shareholder, Gunster Law Firm, ESG Center Fellow | Comments (0)
The SEC’s proposal to “fix” Form 13F – the form on which large investment managers report their equity holdings of public companies – could have a significant impact on companies being aware of, as well responding to and engaging with, activist investors – especially at relatively smaller companies, which are are increasingly susceptible to activism.
Q&A with Nicole Anderson, President of the AT&T Foundation and AVP, Corporate Social Responsibility
August 26 | Lindsay Beltzer, Program Manager, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In this interview, Nicole Anderson, President of the AT&T Foundation and AVP, Corporate Social Responsibility, discusses AT&T’s response to COVID-19, including why company the reaffirmed its commitment to distant learning and the importance of building upon your existing network, partners, and core competencies to deploy resources quickly and effectively in a time of crisis.