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2017

  1. China Center Chart Dive: With capital flight seemingly under control, a resurgence in Chinese outbound FDI may be in the offing

    21 August, 2017 | China Center Publications

    The widely reported regulatory clampdown on China’s Outbound Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) may be over – for the time being. 

  2. China's Global Impact: The Business Exposures and Economic Implications of a Globalizing China

    18 August, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    For national economies, multinational corporations, and financial institutions, exposures to developments in China are intensifying. This report outlines potential impacts so organizations can be more cognizant of and more agile and resilient to China geo-economic exposures.

  3. China's Global Impact: Executive Summary

    18 August, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Many business leaders assess their business exposures related to market, economic, or political conditions inside China. Rarely, it seems, are China factors assessed for their global impacts. This summary attempts to close that gap and help organizations to be more cognizant of China geo-economic exposures. 

  4. Softening Internal Structure: Case Studies from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier

    17 August, 2017 | Case Studies

    Case studies highlight how L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier have changed their internal structures to drive digital transformation.

  5. Opening Up to Outsiders: Case Studies from Lego, GE, L’Oréal, and Haier

    17 August, 2017 | Case Studies

    Profiles of Lego, GE, L’Oréal, and Haier show how these companies have have driven digital transformation by opening up to outsiders.

  6. Culture and Digital Transformation: Case Studies from Travelex, L’Oréal, Haier, and GE

    17 August, 2017 | Case Studies

    In these company profiles, Travelex, L’Oreal, Haier, and GE share how they have shifted their corporate cultures to embrace digital transformation. 

  7. 18 Truths about Sustainability: Insights from the 16th Annual Sustainability Summit

    16 August, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Sustainability reporting needs to be built into everyday business activities, especially since it has become a tool to attract mainstream investors. 

  8. Blurring External Boundaries: Case Studies from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier

    16 August, 2017 | Case Studies

    Company profiles from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier show that digital transformation enables and often requires collaboration between organizations. If necessity is the mother of invention, then digital transformation is the necessity that drives companies that were once separate, self-reliant entities to reach out to other organizations and individuals.

  9. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Directors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    16 August, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    When describing their own jobs, directors believe CEO succession planning, interactions with management, and shareholder engagement are among the most important issues.

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    09 August, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Despite country-specific risks, emerging markets keep performing as solid contributors to global growth.

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Straight Talk June 2017

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Can the Recent Upswing Put Global Growth Back on Track?

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