Corporate Governance Center Publications

2017

  1. 25 Truths about Measuring the Impact of Ethics Programs in Your Organization

    July 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Companies need to be aware of and know how to mitigate the underlying system dynamics that can lead to unethical behavior. 

  2. Toward a New Measurement of the Value of Government Relations: Adapting Sustainability Measurements to Demonstrate Greater Business Value

    July 2017 | Council Perspectives

    Judging government relations value by inappropriate criteria shortchanges the discipline and can render a false conclusion to corporate leaders, leading to resource cuts that ultimately harm the firm.

     

  3. CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition

    July 2017 | Research Report

    CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition analyzes all CEO succession events at S&P 500 companies over the last 15 years with additional analysis based on 2017 survey findings.

  4. Governance Outlook for Directors: Highlights of the 2017 The Conference Board /CED Spring Policy Conference

    July 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    The Conference Board Governance Center and the Committee for Economic Development (CED) on April 20, 2017 co-hosted more than 100 corporate governance practitioners to discuss the state of corporate governance, corporate political contributions, the job description of a corporate director, and cybersecurity oversight.

  5. Driving Digital Transformation: Why Culture and Structure Matter

    June 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This report investigates what organizations need to look, feel, and act like if they are to be successful at digital transformation. What are the strategic capabilities companies need to develop? How can corporate culture support or hinder digital transformation? What kinds of organizational structure does digital transformation require?

  6. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Proxy Advisors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    June 2017 | Key Business Issues

    When describing the job of a public company board member, proxy advisors were not  naturally inclined to draw up a list of qualifications and responsibilities.

  7. A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decoding Progress, Challenges, and Best Practices

    June 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This report is a resource for understanding how sustainable supply chain standards and codes of conduct are evolving, and how companies can adapt to increasing demands for global transparency and accountability.

  8. Socially Minded: Convincing the C-suite of Social Media's Benefits

    May 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Understand the range of benefits that social media can bring to companies across industries and why the C-suite should be on board.

  9. Socially Minded: Voice of the C-suite: Ram Krishnan, Chief Customer Officer, PepsiCo

    May 2017 | Case Studies

    In this Q&A, Ram Krishnan, chief customer officer of PepsiCo, weighs in on the role social media plays in communications and marketing at his company. 

  10. Socially Minded: Voice of the C-suite: Eric Dale, Chief Legal Officer, Nielsen

    May 2017 | Case Studies

    In this Q&A, Eric Dale, chief legal officer at Nielsen, talks about some of his company's social media risk mitigation strategies.