Energy & Sustainability Publications

2016

  1. China ResearchGraphic: The Growing Importance of Sustainability Reporting in China

    May 2016 | China Center Publications

    The Chinese government’s intensifying focus on improving the sustainability reporting of local companies indicates that better sustainability reporting is desired by regulators, and the demand of the Chinese public for better sustainability standards, enforcement, and transparency is driving this trend.

  2. China ResearchGraphic: The Big Cleanup—What Are China's National Green Policy Targets?

    April 2016 | China Center Publications

    China’s environment has suffered immensely from economic growth, and a major and sustained environmental cleanup is looming. Understanding the plans and targets is thus critical to detecting policy changes and assuring organizational readiness.

2015

  1. China Center Data Flash - Property sector continues to struggle as inventories are drawn down

    September 2015 | China Center Publications

    Some observers have recently been touting a rebound in the real estate market, and while both sales and prices have improved in recent months, it is essential to keep in mind that actual construction and investment in the sector are still contracting.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    September 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The growth outlook for the rest of 2015 remains pessimistic.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    September 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The Euro Area economic recovery is on track, while downside risks from slower growth in emerging markets are looming.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    September 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Moderate growth path of US economy likely to be sustained through the end of 2015

  5. Getting a Handle on Energy in Europe (Implications for the European Union)

    September 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Economic recovery in Europe in the medium term will depend more on tackling the slide toward low and very low productivity than on lower oil prices.

  6. Future-Skilling Your Workforce: Strategic Overview

    August 2015 | Key Business Issues

    For the past few years, companies have been facing talent shortages and declining productivity. They can mitigate these challenges by implementing a robust future-skilling program that is aligned with business goals.

  7. Future-Skilling Your Workforce: Leveraging People Strategies for Developing Future Capabilities

    August 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Companies need to future-skill their talent to increase agility and better position themselves for a volatile future. The key is having a people ecosystem that focuses on integrating talent management systems holistically.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    August 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    There are strong headwinds ahead for major emerging economies.