Corporate Governance Center Publications

2017

  1. Beyond Technology: Risk, Regulation, and Building Trust in the Digital Age

    January 2017 | Research Report

    Greater connectivity brings greater opportunity but also greater risk. Potential vulnerabilities have moved up the risk agenda of companies across the globe, including in Europe.

  2. China ResearchGraphic: Provincial Economic Risk Assessment - Trends and Drivers

    January 2017 | China Center Publications

    Our recently-released "Economic Risks in ChinaA Provincial View" mapped sub-national economic risk in China. In this latest piece, we further analyze provincial economic risk dynamics by focusing on the primary drivers of this divergence.

  3. Is Universal Proxy in the Cards? Insights and Highlights from a Recent Roundtable

    January 2017 | Executive Action Report

    The Conference Board Governance Center hosted more than 30 corporate governance practitioners to discuss the viability of mandatory versus optional universal proxy cards in contested director elections.

2016

  1. 25 Truths about Succession Management: Insights from the 12th Succession Management Conference

    December 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    Companies have fewer candidates to take over the top spot today than they did five years ago. Boards should take key steps to insure a smooth transition at the top.

  2. Follow the Leader: The Adoption and Use of Instagram by the Inc. 500 and the Fortune 500

    December 2016 | Research Report

    This SNCR 2020 article examines the commonalities of Inc. 500 and Fortune 500 companies that have adopted Instagram.

  3. 25 Truths about M&A: Insights from the 3rd Annual Corporate Development Conference

    December 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    Although mergers & acquisitions activity in early 2016 declined from 2015’s record levels, nearly half of CEOs expect to conduct a domestic transaction this year, and a third expect to do a cross-border deal. 

  4. Research Report: The Federal Budget Deficit and the Public Debt—Dealing with a Lurking Problem

    December 2016 | Committee for Economic Development

    CED warns that the nation’s debt is becoming a critical threat to the US world leadership and prosperity. This report covers the history of the debt, its detrimental effects, and workable, balanced solutions.

  5. Policy Brief: The Federal Budget Deficit and the Public Debt—Dealing with a Lurking Problem

    December 2016 | Committee for Economic Development

    US finances are on an unsustainable path, with annual deficits adding to the debt at a pace exceeding the rate of growth of the economy. In this policy brief, CED recommends practical solutions to the problem.

  6. Executive Summary: The Federal Budget Deficit and the Public Debt—Dealing with a Lurking Problem

    December 2016 | Committee for Economic Development

    Is the United States’ fiscal imbalance about to become a critical threat to the nation? CED believes it is—unless policy is changed to do something about it. This executive summary covers CED’s assessment and recommendations.

  7. 25 Truths about Talent Acquisition: Insights from the 3rd Annual Talent Acquisition Conference

    November 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    Talent acquisition is no longer a support function—it is a strategic partner that can help a company make money. Attracting the right people is the big challenge.