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The Conference Board Asia helps member companies navigate the ever-changing business climate in India, Southeast Asia, greater China and Australasia. The Conference Board’s unique perspective on the global economy gives both local and multinational member companies a strategic edge on issues that affect their business.

From our offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, we provide resources and events for decision makers like you in this complex region. Our members in Asia can access an array of information and content on corporate leadership, economy and business environment, and human capital. Executives from member companies benefit from The Conference Board’s global and Asia-specific research and reports, an indispensable webcast program (live and on demand), complimentary entry to senior executive briefings, direct access to world-renowned subject-matter experts, eligibility to join Asia and Emerging Markets peer learning groups, and unlimited support from the Ask TCB business information service.

The bottom line? The Conference Board tracks economic developments and business trends in the region and abroad so you have the tools you need to navigate them successfully.

Products & Services

Peer Networks

Asia-Pacific Total Rewards Council
This Council provides senior Compensation & Benefits executives in the Asia-Pacific region a forum in which to share information, ideas, and create solutions to challenges facing companies doing business in the region.

Asia-Pacific Shared Services Council
The Council is composed of senior executives responsible for global or regional shared services and business services in the Asia-Pacific region. Members exchange insights and best practices regarding how to manage multifunctional shared services stakes.

Asia-Pacific Human Resources Council
Members exchange insights and best practices regarding how to manage regional human resources issues in the context of today's global business environment.

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Publications

Global Economic Outlook 2019: Emerging Asia—Slower and Riskier, but Still Ahead of the Pack

Economic growth in emerging Asia will still look robust compared to other parts of the world. However, the region still faces risks; trade policy volatility, monetary policy tightening in the United States, high local debt burdens, rising energy prices, and declining local currency valuations will all have an impact.

(Key Business Issues, November 2018)

Director Notes India: Responsible Business Practices—India Perspective

This Director Note examines the emerging trends around sustainability and business responsibility for top Indian companies.

(Director Notes, October 2018)

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Webcasts

Global Leadership Forecast
December 11, 2018 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

Join this interactive webcast on the topic of Rethinking Leadership Potential: Making the Most of High-Potential Talent, featuring Rebecca Ray from the Conference Board and Evan Sinar from DDI. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

Economics Watch
December 12, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 04:00 PM UTC [16:00]

The global value chains (GVCs) of tomorrow may differ starkly from the ones we see today. New technologies and economic trends appear to be reorganizing these global production networks in unexpected ways. CPE credit available

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Blogs

Making Intangibles Tangible—Linking Corporate Attributes to Market Cap
An organization’s culture of innovation can be a robust predictor of financial performance, which highlights the importance to companies of measuring intangible assets. With intangible assets growing exponentially as a component of enterprise value, it is unproductive to allow them to go unmanaged. (Society for New Communications Research Blog, December 2018)

President George H.W. Bush was a Catalyst for Building Corporate Volunteer Programs
Corporate volunteering is now a global practice that was boosted by President George H.W. Bush's founding of Points of Light and the National Council on Workplace Volunteering. As the country remembers the 41st President, reflecting on his work to encourage employees to use their expertise in service to their communities can help motivate companies and their employees to continue his legacy. (Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Blog, December 2018)

Corporate Giving Increases 15 Percent Over Three Years
Total corporate giving has increased more than 15 percent over three years to a record $23.8 billion, as companies have become more generous. The growing economy and favorable tax cuts have left some companies with healthy cash reserves and many have promised to direct a portion to their communities. (Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Blog, November 2018)

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The Conference Board Asia

Singapore
22-81 The Central
8 Eu Tong Sen Street
Singapore 059818
Telephone: +65 6325 3121

Hong Kong
Room 1213, 12/F, Tai Yau Building
181 Johnston Road
Wanchai
Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2804 1000
Fax: +852 2869 1403

Contact: Nick Sutcliffe
Executive Director, Asia nick.sutcliffe@conference-board.org

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.1%
  • Brazil 1.9%
  • China 1.2%
  • Euro Area 0.1%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.1%
  • Global 0.3%
  • India 0.2%
  • Japan 0.2pts
  • Korea 0.1%
  • Mexico 0.5%
  • Spain 0.2%
  • U.K. 0.4%
  • U.S. 0.1%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website