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  1. 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. 

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    09 August, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Better investment and global conditions will help the US economy to pick up speed in the second half of 2017.

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    09 August, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The business cycle of the Euro Area continues to strengthen but does not translate into higher profit growth.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    09 August, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  9. US Leaving Paris Accord: Much Ado About Nothing?

    02 August, 2017 | Council Perspectives

    Most sustainability executives expect business to continue as usual. But there are a few risks to watch out for…

  10. China Center Data Flash: June data beats expectations, but marginal slowdown still likely in 2H

    02 August, 2017 | China Center Publications

    The marginal growth rebound posted in 1H was cyclical. However, an uptick in exports, the resilience in consumption growth, and tailwinds from the subsiding housing market boom and infrastructure spending have fueled the continuation of growth thus far into 2H. 

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StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: How Much Will Stronger Global Growth Benefit a Recovery in Trade?

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