Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

2015

  1. China Center Quick Note: Beijing’s Pyrrhic Victory Over the Equity Rout

    July 2015 | China Center Publications

    While the ultimate outcome of this episode remains to be seen, we draw some interim conclusions regarding the outlook for China’s financial markets, the real economy, the MNC business environment, and the broader reform agenda. 

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economic activity among major emerging markets continues to slow, with downside risks to outweigh upside in the second half of 2015.

  3. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Europe Edition

    July 2015 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs in Europe appear more focused on the highly volatile macro political and economic global risk environment than are CEOs in other parts of the world.

  4. Business Case for Corporate Investment in ESG Practices

    July 2015 | Director Notes

    This report reviews empirical analyses of the return on investment in environmental, social, and governance initiatives and discusses why the positive correlations found by some academics remain disputed by others.

  5. China CEO Council Session Report -- Getting to a "New Normal"

    July 2015 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the June 11, 2015, China CEO Council in Shanghai.

  6. BoardAsia Newsletter

    July 2015 | Periodical

    This issue includes activities of the Workforce Analytics Institute (WAI), the strategic collaboration between The Conference Board and Mercer in Asia.

  7. Allianz SE

    June 2015 | Case Studies

    A company profile from the 2015 report Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.

  8. BASF

    June 2015 | Case Studies

    A company profile from the 2015 report Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.

  9. Caterpillar Inc.

    June 2015 | Case Studies

    A company profile from the 2015 report Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.

  10. China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination

    June 2015 | China Center Publications

    The rhetorical emphasis on “efficiency” and “effectiveness” has yet to be taken up in practice and belies the fact that central authorities are essentially relying on the same old, investment-centric playbook to stabilize the economy.