Corporate Leadership Publications

Corporate Finance

  1. Developing an Effective Climate Change Strategy Cover Developing an Effective Climate Change Strategy

    February 2014 | Director Notes

    Climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies are becoming increasingly important. This report details eight steps for developing such strategies and provides examples of companies that have done so.

  2. Investments in Intellectual Property: New Footprints in Macroeconomic Data Cover Investments in Intellectual Property: New Footprints in Macroeconomic Data

    December 2013 | Executive Action Report

    New macroeconomic data show U.S. investment in intellectual property products totaled $812 billion, or 5 percent of GDP, in 2012.

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Corporate Governance

  1. CEO Succession Practices: 2014 Edition Cover CEO Succession Practices: 2014 Edition

    April 2014 | Research Report

    The rate of CEO succession in calendar year 2013 was 8.4 percent, down from 10.9 percent in 2012 and below the average succession rate of 10.8 percent for the period 2000–2013.

  2. Corporate Governance Practices in US Initial Public Offerings Cover Corporate Governance Practices in US Initial Public Offerings

    April 2014 | Director Notes

    A review of the largest US initial public offerings shows that newly public companies have a great deal of latitude in designing their governance structures, at least at the time of their IPO.

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Marketing & Communications

  1. Sustainability Matters 2014: How Sustainability Can Enhance Corporate Reputation Cover Sustainability Matters 2014: How Sustainability Can Enhance Corporate Reputation

    January 2014 | Research Report

    Brand recognition and reputation are among the most valuable intangible assets of any company. In turn, sustainability initiatives have the potential to significantly impact corporate brand and reputation.

  2. The Social Media for Human Resources Conference KeyNotes Report Cover The Social Media for Human Resources Conference KeyNotes Report

    November 2013 | Conference KeyNotes

    As companies look to increase productivity of human capital, HR’s responsibility for innovation, talent development, and engagement has risen. Firms are using social media to excel in these areas.

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Philanthropy & Citizenship

  1. Sustainability Matters 2014: How Sustainability Can Enhance Corporate Reputation Cover Sustainability Matters 2014: How Sustainability Can Enhance Corporate Reputation

    January 2014 | Research Report

    Brand recognition and reputation are among the most valuable intangible assets of any company. In turn, sustainability initiatives have the potential to significantly impact corporate brand and reputation.

  2. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: People and Performance Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: People and Performance

    January 2014 | CEO Challenge®

    While CEOs see talent as the critical link in meeting their top business challenges, the 2014 CEO Challenge survey results show a heightened focus on customers and reputation and less concern about regulation and external risk.

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Quality Management

  1. Avoiding the Digital Desert Cover Avoiding the Digital Desert

    November 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Globally, technology developments are taking place at an unprecedented and ever-increasing pace, but, in many respects, European policies and attitudes seem frozen in time.

  2. The Changing Chinese Supply Chain Cover The Changing Chinese Supply Chain

    November 2013 | Executive Action Report

    This report presents detailed information about managing supply chains in China and the characteristics of a successful risk management program.

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Risk Management

  1. CEO Succession Practices: 2014 Edition Cover CEO Succession Practices: 2014 Edition

    April 2014 | Research Report

    The rate of CEO succession in calendar year 2013 was 8.4 percent, down from 10.9 percent in 2012 and below the average succession rate of 10.8 percent for the period 2000–2013.

  2. The Board’s Role in Cybersecurity Cover The Board’s Role in Cybersecurity

    March 2014 | Director Notes

    To protect finances, liability, reputation, and future growth, corporate boards must ensure that their companies have appropriate processes in place to manage cyber risk in their business.

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Sustainability

  1. Developing an Effective Climate Change Strategy Cover Developing an Effective Climate Change Strategy

    February 2014 | Director Notes

    Climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies are becoming increasingly important. This report details eight steps for developing such strategies and provides examples of companies that have done so.

  2. Sustainability Matters 2014: How Sustainability Can Enhance Corporate Reputation Cover Sustainability Matters 2014: How Sustainability Can Enhance Corporate Reputation

    January 2014 | Research Report

    Brand recognition and reputation are among the most valuable intangible assets of any company. In turn, sustainability initiatives have the potential to significantly impact corporate brand and reputation.

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The Conference Board Review

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