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  1. State of Digital and Social Media Risk Management

    19 October, 2017 | Research Report

    Although digital governance teams and Digital Centers of Excellence are becoming common oversight structures, most do not yet have fully optimized, managed, and resourced processes and programs to manage new and growing types of digital and social media risks.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    11 October, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    11 October, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economy rides 2017 momentum into 2018

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    11 October, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Slow investment growth is holding back the emerging market outlook.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    11 October, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Labor market data confirm that the business cycle is beginning to mature.

  6. Environmental and Social Proposals in the 2017 Proxy Season

    01 October, 2017 | Director Notes

    The volume of environmental and social proposals at Russell 3000 companies has consistently gone up in the past five years.

  7. China Center Data Flash: Growth continued weakening in August

    29 September, 2017 | China Center Publications

    Data from the last two months reinforces our expectation of a moderate slowdown in the second half of 2017. A slowdown in investment growth will be the primary drag on growth, but resilience in consumption and exports should offset some of this drag in the short term. 

  8. China Center Chart Dive: Household spending ratio increased in rural areas but decreased in urban areas

    29 September, 2017 | China Center Publications

    Residents of rural China are beginning to save less in order to spend more. This is not the case in urban locations, although people in both areas are consuming more than ever.

  9. China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report: Military Tensions in Northeast Asia and the South China Sea

    29 September, 2017 | China Center Publications

    In mid-September 2017, The Conference Board China Center convened nearly two dozen member company executives to compare perspectives and discuss what steps MNCs can take to dimension, plan for, and mitigate risks accompanying the increasingly tense geopolitical environment in East Asia.

  10. Shareholder Voting Analytics (2014-2016): India Edition

    28 September, 2017 | Research Report

    Shareholder Voting Analytics (2014-2016): India Edition reviews proxy voting data of companies that held their annual general meeting (AGM) between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016 and at the time of their AGM, were in the S&P BSE 500 index and/or the NIFTY 500 index. 

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