Europe Peer Networks

  1. Innovation Council

    The European Council on Innovation (formerly the European Council on Research, Development & Innovation) is a network of leaders in the area of technical innovation.

Corporate Leadership

  1. Chief Audit Executive Council

    This exclusive forum brings together internal audit leaders from many of the largest companies operating in Europe. Council members work together in an open and candid style, allowing a full exchange of views on trends, practices and challenges to buildin

  1. Council of Chief Financial Officers

    Focuses on financial issues of strategic importance to company success.

  1. Council of Financial Executives and Controllers

    This council is designed for senior executives and directors with responsibility for financial control of international industrial and commercial companies.

  1. Council on Corporate Communications

    Deals with the strategic development and tactical implementation of internal and external communications, media relations, reputation management and image planning.

  1. Council on Corporate Governance

    Discusses the dramatic changes that are affecting boards of directors and how they might best respond to these changes in order to drive business forward and meet the needs of their investors and stakeholders.

  1. Council on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

    The Conference Board’s European Council on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability provides senior executives of companies based in Europe with a programme and meeting place through which to deepen their knowledge, sharpen their skills and share expe

  1. Council on Corporate Treasury

    The European Council on Corporate Treasury is designed for senior executives of international industrial and commercial companies. Topics discussed amongst this peer group includes improving processes, navigating volatile credit markets, and many more.

  1. Council on Environment and Product Stewardship

    The European Council on Environment and Product Stewardship, existing since 1991, responds to public, government and corporate concern about the environment and sustainability as well as product stewardship issues.

  1. Council on Health and Safety

    Gives European safety managers the opportunity to exchange ideas on increasing the effectiveness of their health and safety programmes, and on promoting the active participation and commitment of employees.

  1. Council on Investor Relations

    Designed for heads of investor relations at European companies; of special interest to companies on European or international bourses.

  1. Council on Strategic Risk Management

    The European Council on Strategic Risk Management is designed for senior executives with the responsibility for assessing and implementing risk management programmes in their organisations.

  1. Emerging Markets Mergers and Acquisitions Council

    The Council provides senior executives in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions for Emerging Markets, including Asia, with a network of professional peers.

  1. Global Council of Investor Relations Executives

    Senior investor relations officers of large-capitalization companies in both Europe and the United States share best practices in a confidential and member-driven forum. Members value the intimate and candid conversations that develop in the meetings.

  1. Global Council on Business Conduct

    Executives responsible for shaping global ethics and compliance programs discuss current issues and challenges facing corporations globally. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

  1. Global Operational Excellence Council

    We provide a global forum for sharing state of the art practices and successful implementation strategies to achieve and sustain business excellence.

  1. Global Social Investing Council

    Advances the practice of cross-border corporate social responsibility and strategic philanthropy on a global scale through continuous dialogue on latest trends, issues and solutions encountered, as well as inspiring practices.

  1. Legal Council

    Updates on EU competition law developments, building a European legal team, controlling outside costs, and the interface between legal and global management are principle items on this council's agenda.

  1. Tax Executives Council

    This Council brings together heads of tax and/or senior finance executives responsible for tax from multinational companies. Its agenda focuses on how the tax issue will impact corporations in the future, and how executives can best prepare to meet the c

Economy & Business Environment

  1. Council of Economists

    This Council brings together economists from the financial services and industrial communities to exchange views on the emerging economic environment.

  1. Council on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

    The Conference Board’s European Council on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability provides senior executives of companies based in Europe with a programme and meeting place through which to deepen their knowledge, sharpen their skills and share expe

  1. Council on Corporate Treasury

    The European Council on Corporate Treasury is designed for senior executives of international industrial and commercial companies. Topics discussed amongst this peer group includes improving processes, navigating volatile credit markets, and many more.

  1. Council on Environment and Product Stewardship

    The European Council on Environment and Product Stewardship, existing since 1991, responds to public, government and corporate concern about the environment and sustainability as well as product stewardship issues.

  1. Council on Health and Safety

    Gives European safety managers the opportunity to exchange ideas on increasing the effectiveness of their health and safety programmes, and on promoting the active participation and commitment of employees.

  1. Council on Mergers & Acquisitions

    The European Council on Mergers and Acquisitions is designed to help companies plan and implement value creating acquisitions, mergers and divestitures by sharing best practices, ideas and experiences in their M&A related activities.

  1. Council on Shared Services

    Members of this network of senior shared services executives exchange concepts, experiences, best practices, and innovations leading to the provision of competitive internal business support services.

  1. Council on Strategic Risk Management

    The European Council on Strategic Risk Management is designed for senior executives with the responsibility for assessing and implementing risk management programmes in their organisations.

  1. Emerging Markets Human Resources Council

    The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

  1. Emerging Markets Supply Chain Management Council

    The Council provides senior supply chain decision makers in emerging markets with a network of professional peers who meet regularly to exchange ideas, best practices, and innovations related to the supply chain and logistics functions.

  1. Global Business Services Council

    The Global Business Services Council is one of the first communities focused on serving the specific needs of the senior-most leaders working across business functions on a global basis.

  1. Global Operational Excellence Council

    We provide a global forum for sharing state of the art practices and successful implementation strategies to achieve and sustain business excellence.

  1. Procurement Leadership Council

    Focuses on the strategic issues of reducing overall business costs, improving quality of supply, and enhancing customer service.

Human Capital

  1. Council for Diversity in Business

    Members identify emerging issues in the Diversity and Inclusion fields and discuss appropriate business responses.

  1. Council of Economists

    This Council brings together economists from the financial services and industrial communities to exchange views on the emerging economic environment.

  1. Council of Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on issues and challenges currently facing chief diversity officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to shape best and next practices in diversity.

  1. Council of Human Resources Executives

    Discusses strategic HR issues and promotes in-depth networking among its members.

  1. Council on Compensation and Benefits

    Members compare experiences and update each other on developments in Compensation & Benefits in their countries.

  1. Council on Health and Safety

    Gives European safety managers the opportunity to exchange ideas on increasing the effectiveness of their health and safety programmes, and on promoting the active participation and commitment of employees.

  1. Council on International Compensation and Benefits

    Discussions focus on the policies and challenges connected with the salaries and benefits of international personnel, including local nationals as well as expatriates. Members value the confidential and high level dialogue that develops.

  1. Council on Leadership, Talent & Learning

    Recognises the growing importance of management education and training as levers for improving individual and organisational performance.

  1. Council on Strategic Risk Management

    The European Council on Strategic Risk Management is designed for senior executives with the responsibility for assessing and implementing risk management programmes in their organisations.

  1. Emerging Markets Human Resources Council

    The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

  1. Global Human Resources Council

    Allows senior most global HR executives to discuss current challenges and trends regarding the strategic and structural management of their firm's multinational human resources. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking.

  1. HR Operations Council

    The Council will provide a forum for HR operations leaders to discuss innovations and challenges in taking their organizations to the next level. Members value the confidential setting and ability to leverage each other year-round.

  1. Strategic Workforce Planning Council

    This council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. The meeting focus is participatory, the emphasis on relevant insights that members can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

  1. The Pensions Council

    This inter-disciplinary Council brings together pension managers, human resource executives, and financial executives to discuss issues of common concern.

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