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Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Governance & Sustainability
Expert Briefings

ESG Metrics and Remuneration

 Traditionally profitability and shareholder return have guided incentive structure. However, many companies have now adopted or are considering the inclusion of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) measures in remuneration plan.

ESG Reporting Disclosure Gap

Despite the uptick in the level of sustainability reporting, there continues to be a disparity between what is being reported and the information that investors need while making investment decisions. 

ESG Ratings and Frameworks

The ESG Metrics “Horse Race” - Which are the key organizations setting ESG metric standards? 

Investors and Sustainability/ESG

A clear focus on sustainability/ESG can drive integrated thinking and set organizations apart from their peers, but shareholder activism is less well understood. 

Governance for Sustainability

Effective governance arrangements can enable and reinforce sustainable business practices. Insights into how leading companies approach governance for sustainability to progress sustainable business ambitions.

Sustainable Business Strategy - Sustainability Integration

What does it take to transform to a leadership position and adopt business models that more closely align corporate agendas with societal aims.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a blueprint for civil society to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. How to make sense of UN SDGs.

Scenario Planning

The world in 2030 will be radically transformed. Looking beyond the horizon is essential is to guide a future-fit strategy. How can scenario planning be used to guide sustainable business strategy?

Our Experts

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Anuj Saush

Senior Researcher, Governance & Sustainability; Council Director, Environment Strategy Council
The Conference Board


Thomas Singer

Principal Researcher
The Conference Board


Dr. Uwe G. Schulte

Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director
The Conference Board

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