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Corporate Governance Press Releases

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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

25 Mar. 2019 »
Report Details How Independent Auditors & Regulators View Role of Audit Committee Members on Corporate Boards

Today, The Conference Board’s Governance Center released a report detailing independent auditors’ and regulators’ perspectives on the role of the corporate director.

17 Jan. 2019 »
In 2019, CEOs are Most Concerned About Talent and a Recession

CEOs appear confident about their organizations being able to thrive in 2025

03 Jan. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined in Q4, Index at Lowest Level in Six Years

The Measure now reads 42, down from 55 in the third quarter of 2018 (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses). This is the lowest reading since Q3 2012 (CEO Measure: 42).

08 Nov. 2018 »
Proxy Voting Analytics

Amid Increasing Demand for ESG Disclosure, Voting Support for Shareholder Resolutions on Environmental and Social Issues is Rising

11 Oct. 2018 »
Stock Awards to CEOs Have Grown Considerably, With Health Care Companies Reporting Triple-digit Annual Increases

The Conference Board, Gallagher and MyLogIQ release comprehensive review of Russell 3000 pay packages

03 Oct. 2018 »
In Historic Bull Market, the Average CEO in the United States is Older and Stays on the Job Much Longer

According to a new report by The Conference Board, the exceptional longevity of the bull market that followed the Great Recession appears to have stretched leadership tenures at large U.S. public companies, resulting in a higher average CEO age.

27 Sep. 2018 »
Five Years into India’s CSR Mandate, Most Firms Still on the Learning Curve, The Directors’ Collective Finds

Five years into the passage of the “Companies Act, 2013” provision requiring a minimum corporate spending on social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, less than 40 percent of qualifying public companies in India are fully compliant.

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

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  • Brazil 0.9%
  • China 0.8%
  • Euro Area 0.3%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.2%
  • Global 0.3%
  • India 0.3%
  • Japan 0.8%
  • Korea 0.1%
  • Mexico 0.9%
  • Spain 0.2%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.0%
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  • The Conference Board Economic Forecast for the U.S. Economy

    Weaker US Economic Data Point to Slower Growth and a Possible Rate Cut in 2019

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