Corporate Governance Publications

2004

  1. 2004 Top Executive Compensation Report

    October 2004 | Research Report

    This annual report provides an overview of the practices of 2,896 publicly traded companies in 14 major industry categories.

2005

  1. 2005 Top Executive Compensation Report

    November 2005 | Research Report

    An analysis of the compensation of the five highest-paid executives in 3,143 publicly traded firms in 2005

2006

  1. 2006 Top Executive Compensation Report

    October 2006 | Research Report

    This annual report provides an analysis of the compensation of the five highest-paid executives in 3,075 publicly traded firms in 14 major industry categories in 2005.

2007

  1. 2007 Institutional Investment Report

    February 2007 | Research Report

    Despite market declines between 2000 and 2002, by 2005 institutional investors had regained much of their lost ground, both in total assets and in equity ownership control in U.S. markets.

2009

  1. 2009 Directors' Compensation and Board Practices Report

    March 2010 | Research Report

    This report analyzes director compensation and board structures in U.S.-based public companies based on proxy data through May 2009 from 2,436 companies and the results of a 2009 survey of corporate secretaries by The Conference Board.

  2. 2009 Institutional Investment Report

    October 2009 | Research Report

    The Institutional Investment report, which is released annually in the fall, is the most comprehensive analysis of the asset growth and portfolio composition of institutional investors operating in the United States.

  3. 2009 Top Executive Compensation Report

    December 2009 | Research Report

    This report examines salary, total cash compensation, total compensation, and the mix of compensation elements for the CEO and the five highest-paid executives for specific revenue and industry groups.

  4. 2009 Top Executive Compensation Report

    December 2009 | Key Findings

    This report examines salary, total cash compensation, total compensation, and the mix of compensation elements for the CEO and the five highest-paid executives for specific revenue and industry groups.

2010

  1. 2010 Institutional Investment Report: Trends in Asset Allocation and Portfolio Composition

    November 2010 | Research Report

    The annual Institutional Investment report provides a comprehensive analysis of the asset growth and portfolio composition of institutional investors operating in the United States.

  2. 2010 U.S. Directors' Compensation and Board Practices Report

    October 2010 | Research Report

    The 2010 U.S. Directors’ Compensation and Board Practices Report analyzes findings from a survey of 279 corporate secretaries administered by The Conference Board in May and June 2010.

Task Force on
Corporate/Investor Engagement

The Conference Board Governance Center Task Force on Corporate /Investor Engagement has published its recommendations for creating a stronger corporate governance system.

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