Diversity & Inclusion Publications


  1. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2016: Hong Kong Regional Report

    March 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Finding sustainable quality growth in the current global and regional economic environment will remain a challenge in 2016, and this region-specific report details what CEOs in Hong Kong plan to do to navigate their unique business landscape.

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  1. 17 Truths about Women's Leadership: Insights from the 12th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

    August 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    Companies and their employees need to shape cultural changes in both society and the workplace to improve the chances of women holding CEO and board member positions.


  1. 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America's Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau?

    December 2011 | Research Report

    The report is the outcome of a statistically sound study of the 2011 Fortune 500. The study analyzed the number of followers and fans of corporate Twitter and/or Facebook accounts.

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  1. 25 Truths about Diversity & Inclusion: Insights from the 20th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference

    July 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    The diversity and inclusion function is growing to encompass not only race and religion but also sexuality, ability, and thinking. Inclusion means understanding bias and disrupting old thought patterns.

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  1. 27 at Heart: Why Gen Yers shouldn’t write off their boomer co-workers.

    April 2011 | The Conference Board Review

    Gen Yers need to get used to the idea of working with a whole lot of people who could be their parents or even grandparents.


  1. Addressing the Talent Shortage in China and India: Leveraging Women in the Workforce

    January 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Women are underutilized in labor markets in Asia. Leveraging women in the workforce is essential to resolve this talent shortage and promote both social and economic development in these countries.

  2. Age and Opportunity: Plan Strategically to Get the Most Out of a Maturing Workforce

    May 2006 | Executive Action Report

    If baby boomers retire as expected, there won’t be enough people to do the work; companies who act now can avoid the worst and gain a competitive advantage.

  3. Age and Opportunity: Plan Strategically to Get the Most Out of a Maturing Workforce

    April 2006 | Council Perspectives

    The trend numbers are enough to frighten even the most stoic CEO. In a nutshell: if boomers retire as expected, there won’t be enough people to do the work. But companies can plan their way out of the worst and gain a competitive advantage too

  4. Are They Really Ready to Work?

    October 2006 | Research Report

    This report defines workforce readiness by examining survey results and interviews with Human Resource and other senior executives.

  5. Affluent Population: Current Assets and Future Demographics

    October 2003 | Executive Action Report

    The number of affluent households in the United States will continue to increase over the next seven years, according to a recent study. The report also finds despite recent financial setbacks, the portfolios of the well-to-do remain healthy.