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Corporate Governance Press Releases

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05 Nov. 2019 »
For S&P 500 CEOs, Stock Awards Now Comprise More Than 50 Percent of Total Compensation

A new report reveals that stock awards, which include restricted stock and performance-based shares, represented a record portion of CEO compensation in 2018. For S&P 500 CEOs, stock awards alone exceeded 50 percent for the first time.

02 Oct. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined to Lowest Level in a Decade

Trade Tensions Likely to Have Lingering Impact on Business, According to Separate Poll of CEOs/CFOs

01 Oct. 2019 »
Innovative Companies Continue to Outperform the Market, Despite Headwinds in Global Economy

The Conference Board Publishes Quarterly Updated Indexes Measuring the Financial Outcomes of Innovation

12 Sep. 2019 »
For Pioneers of Total Impact Valuation, Standardization is the Next Frontier

From greenhouse gas emissions to gender pay ratios, today’s companies are expected by institutional investors and others to share an ever-broader array of nonfinancial reporting to ever-widening circles of stakeholders.

18 Jul. 2019 »
As Cost of Natural Disasters Increase, New Report Maps Central Role for Corporate Philanthropy

Recent years have seen multibillion-dollar natural disasters become the new normal, in the U.S. and around the globe. In the face of these disasters, corporations are putting their financial, logistical, and human resources to bear when crises strike.

09 Jul. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Remains Unchanged in Second Quarter

Index virtually flat over last three quarters; CEOs remain cautious about growth, profit expectations

26 Jun. 2019 »
The Conference Board Elects Board of Trustees

The Conference Board Elects Vicky A. Bailey, Principal, Anderson Stratton Enterprises LLC, and Gabrielle Sulzberger, Co-Founder, General Partner, Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners L.P., to Board of Trustees

30 May. 2019 »
The Conference Board Appoints Paul Washington to Lead Its Environmental, Social & Governance Center

Effective June 3rd, he will succeed current Center Leader Douglas Chia, who will remain involved with the organization...

15 Apr. 2019 »
U.S. & Japanese Business Leaders Convene to Discuss Raising Productivity Growth

The Conference Board and The Japan Productivity Center have joined forces to address slowing productivity, which has been plaguing both economies.

04 Apr. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Increased Slightly in Q1

Hiring Expected to Increase, but Finding Qualified Workers Remains a Challenge

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  • India 0.8%
  • Japan 0.1%
  • Korea 0.6%
  • Mexico 0.0%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.4%
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  • Strong Jobs Report Bodes Well for Solid Holiday Spending and Start to 2020

    Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 266,000 in November, and the numbers for September and October were revised up. While today’s gain was inflated by the return of the GM strikers to work, the job gain was still much stronger than expected. Today’s job report, more than any other report in recent months, squashed any lingering concerns about an imminent recession in the US economy. Employment growth also shows no signs of slowing further despite the historically low unemployment rate.

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