Business Scenarios & Strategic Planning Publications


  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    September 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The growth outlook for the rest of 2015 remains pessimistic.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. China Center Quick Note: One Belt, One Road, Lots of Questions

    September 2015 | China Center Publications

    What should multinational companies expect from China’s Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road?

  6. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Gulf Cooperation Council Edition

    July 2015 | Key Business Issues

    With expected modest global economic growth in 2015, finding topline growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council region’s challenging political and economic climate will not be easy.

  7. 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.

  8. Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability: Strategic Overview

    June 2015 | Key Business Issues

    As global growth and pricing power remain weak, productivity will be the prime source of competitiveness and profitability for most companies—and technology and innovation will need to reemerge as the main drivers of productivity.

  9. Elements of High-Performing Organizations: The 15 Strategies Associated with Increasing Levels of High Performance in an Organization (A Diagnostic To

    June 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Use this diagnostic tool presented in the member report DNA of High-Performing Organizations to assess your organization’s journey to high performance and identify the strengths or challenges you may face toward becoming a high-performing orga

  10. Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices

    May 2015 | Research Report

    A growing body of research based on quantifiable bottom-line results shows that investments in environmental, social, and governance initiatives produce a positive impact on financial market performance.