Economy & Business Environment Publications

Business Scenarios & Strategic Planning

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    March 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging economies are facing increasing economic and political challenges in 2015, with the US Fed’s decision further testing their financial stability

  2. China Economist and Business Planners Roundtable -- Session Report Cover China Economist and Business Planners Roundtable -- Session Report

    March 2015 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the December 2014 China Economists and Business Planners Roundtable.

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Consumer Dynamics

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    February 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The year 2015 is off to a good start, remaining fairly strong relative to long-term trend.

  2. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    January 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The year 2015 should finally see a stronger economic expansion.

  3. See all in Consumer Dynamics Publications

Economic Indicators & Forecasting

  1. The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2015 and CEO Challenge® 2015:
Implications for General Counsel Cover The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2015 and CEO Challenge® 2015: Implications for General Counsel

    March 2015 | Key Business Issues

    The legal function has a critical role to play in the stability, survival, and resilience of a company given the impending challenges in 2015.

  2. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    March 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging economies are facing increasing economic and political challenges in 2015, with the US Fed’s decision further testing their financial stability

  3. See all in Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications

Energy & Sustainability

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    March 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging economies are facing increasing economic and political challenges in 2015, with the US Fed’s decision further testing their financial stability

  2. Sustainability Practices 2015 Key Findings Cover Sustainability Practices 2015 Key Findings

    February 2015 | Key Findings

    Key findings from the Sustainability Practices Dashboard 2015, the comprehensive database and online benchmarking tool that captures the most recent environmental and social practices by large public companies globally.

  3. See all in Energy & Sustainability Publications

Global Value Chains

  1. The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Implications for the CFO Cover The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Implications for the CFO

    December 2014 | Key Business Issues

    How do you grow in a time of slowing growth? For CFOs and finance executives, China's economy presents unique challenges. This function-specific summary details the challenges and opportunities for CFOs to help position their MNCs for success in China.

  2. The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Strategic Overview Cover The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Strategic Overview

    December 2014 | Key Business Issues

    In an unprecedented time of slow economic growth in China, CEOs and CSOs can look to this Strategic Overview for detailed recommendations on how to plan and prepare their organizations for a long soft fall.

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Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    March 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging economies are facing increasing economic and political challenges in 2015, with the US Fed’s decision further testing their financial stability

  2. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    March 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    No downside surprises, as the Euro Area slowly moves toward more sustainable growth.

  3. See all in Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness Publications

Innovation

  1. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Mid-Market Edition Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Mid-Market Edition

    March 2015 | Key Business Issues

    A detailed analysis of results from mid-market respondents to the 2015 edition of The Conference Board CEO Challenge® survey.

  2. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Hong Kong Edition Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Hong Kong Edition

    March 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Compared to their peers in other parts of the world, Hong Kong CEOs appear more focused on the highly volatile macro-political/economic global risk environment.

  3. See all in Innovation Publications

Labor Markets

  1. Board Asia Newsletter Cover Board Asia Newsletter

    March 2015 | Periodical

    This issue details the launch of the Workforce Analytics Institute (WAI), the first virtual planning in Asia devoted to enhancing the workforce planning of businesses and human resources professionals.

  2. See all in Labor Markets Publications

Marketing & Brand Strategy

  1. You Know Social Media Is Advancing Your Brand—Now Prove It Cover You Know Social Media Is Advancing Your Brand—Now Prove It

    March 2015 | Executive Action Report

    Assessing and communicating the business impact of social media requires assigning values to human reactions, establishing correlations, and adapting or rethinking traditional marketing metrics.

  2. Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does “Difference” Make? Cover Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does “Difference” Make?

    January 2015 | Director Notes

    This report evaluates the case for diversity on corporate boards of directors in light of competing research findings and suggests strategies to promote more inclusive boards.

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Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy

  1. China Wants to Go Green: Sustainability Imperatives for Multinationals – Strategic Overview Cover China Wants to Go Green: Sustainability Imperatives for Multinationals – Strategic Overview

    March 2015 | Key Business Issues

    China's leaders have strengthened regulations in an aggressive show of commitment to improving the environmental conditions. Multinational corporations in China will be targeted most to comply—this report details what to expect.

  2. China Wants to Go Green: Sustainability Imperatives for Multinationals Cover China Wants to Go Green: Sustainability Imperatives for Multinationals

    March 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Significant revisions to environmental regulations and a strong focus on sustainability by China's government, as well as sharpening sentiments of the Chinese populace on pollution, will change the operating environment for MNCs in China.

  3. See all in Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

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