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  1. EU Circular Economy Package: A Challenging Yet Important Impulse

    23 April, 2018 | Director Notes

    Corporate boards should be aware of the European Commission’s concepts of “recycle, repair and re-use” and waste avoidance, which are central to its Circular Economy Package.

  2. 25 Truths about Executive Coaching: Insights from The 2018 Executive Coaching Conference

    19 April, 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    As coaching is increasingly being viewed as a perk, companies are expanding it to reach lower ranks of employees through internal coaching, team coaching, and manager-as-coach.

  3. 28 Truths about Health Care: Insights from the 18th Annual Health Care Conference

    18 April, 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    Health care is the top concern of young workers. Why? Workers change jobs more frequently, and more workers are freelance. A healthcare plan can be a key talent differentiator for employers.

  4. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: ASEAN/China Edition Executive Summary

    17 April, 2018 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs in both the ASEAN region and China are dedicated to the creation of innovative, customer-centric, and inclusive workplace environments within their organizations.

  5. Driving Digital Transformation: What's the Role of HR?

    13 April, 2018 | Key Business Issues

    This report, third in a series from The Conference Board on digital transformation and human capital, defines what HR leaders must do to help their companies succeed in digital transformation with its unique business and human capital challenges.

  6. Driving Digital Transformation: What's the Role of HR? Executive Summary

    13 April, 2018 | Key Business Issues

    This executive summary outlines what HR leaders must do to help their companies succeed in digital transformation, based on case studies of companies that have made digital transformation a strategic priority and conversations with many member companies.

  7. Digital Transformation: What's the Role of HR Case Study—Assurant

    13 April, 2018 | Case Studies

    Assurant’s digital strategy had many components, including several that are central to HR: culture change, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, skill development, and change management. HR was involved from the get-go.

  8. Digital Transformation: What's the Role of HR Case Study—ING

    13 April, 2018 | Case Studies

    As part of ING Group’s agile transformation, ING Belgium introduced new values, reassessed its talent supply, and trained employees in new ways of working.

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    11 April, 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    The 2018 outlook stays strong, but downside risks rise.

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    11 April, 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    The outlook for the first half of the year remains strong, but there are early signs that the economy will moderate during the second half of 2018.

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