Europe Peer Networks

Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy

Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Council
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, and sharpen their skills

Responsible Sourcing Council
The transparency of company supply chain has become increasingly important. This Council will discuss and try to find solutions to multi-tier supply chain transparency, supply chain risk management, sustainability strategy alignment and other challenges.

Corporate Governance

Chief Audit Executives 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.

Compliance and Ethics Council
Executives in Europe focus on how to respond to European and international compliance rules and regulations.

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

Digital Transformation Council
Digital transformation is having a huge impact on the value chain. The Digital Transformation Council in Europe provides a confidential environment where senior executives can share issues and solutions with others who have been there--and will be there.

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.

Health and Safety Council
The council brings together Health & Safety Global Leaders, from different industries and countries and large companies across EMEA, to exchange knowledge, best practices, approaches on effectiveness of their programmes and priorities.

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.

Mergers & Acquisitions Council
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.

Digital Transformation

Chief Audit Executives 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.

Cyber Risk and Security Management Council
This European council provides a groundbreaking, cross-functional forum with a focus on networking and problem-solving to inform companies about organizational, governance, legal, comm and technical responses to governing information use and protection

Digital Transformation Council
Digital transformation is having a huge impact on the value chain. The Digital Transformation Council in Europe provides a confidential environment where senior executives can share issues and solutions with others who have been there--and will be there.

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

Global Business Women Leaders Council
The focus on the progression and advancement of European women on to boards and women in to senior executive roles continues to gain momentum so this Council brings together high-achieving females within global organisations – women who make their mark.

Global Business Women Leaders Council II
The focus on the progression and advancement of women on to boards and women in to senior executive roles continues to gain momentum so this Council brings together high-achieving European females within global organisations – women who make their mark.

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.

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

Shared Services Council
The Shared Services Council in Europe brings together senior shared services executives to exchange best practices, strategies and innovations leading to the provision of competitive internal business support services.

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

Diversity & Inclusion

Advancing Women in Leadership Council
The focus on the advancement of women onto boards and into senior executive roles continues to gain momentum; this is a unique opportunity to discuss from an organizational perspective how to connect, support and equip European female leaders.

Employee Engagement

Compliance and Ethics Council
Executives in Europe focus on how to respond to European and international compliance rules and regulations.

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

Human Resources Executives Council
The HR Executives Council brings together the most senior European based HR Executive who wants to optimize their performance and that of their business.

Leadership, Talent & Learning Council
The Leadership, Talent & Learning Council in Europe focuses on identifying and promoting best practices on how to develop talent, create highly effective leaders and design “learning” organisations to improve business performance.

The Engagement Institute Europe
The Engagement Institute provides a forum for leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in order to articulate the impact of human capital investments. Through interaction with cohorts in the US and Europe (and

Total Rewards Council
The Total Rewards Council brings together senior executives; most of whom have a remit extending beyond Europe. It provides members with an opportunity to discuss the most pressing issues on their agendas, widen their perspective and share best practices.

Global Economy

CFO Business Unit Council
Business Unit CFOs in Europe continue to gain importance as strategic drivers of the company. The skill set demanded from them keeps on growing. This council focuses on key aspects of CFO leadership: business, operational, and organization/people impact.

Chief Financial Officers Council
The Chief Financial Officers Council is an exclusive and invitation-only forum that brings together global CFOs from leading companies in EMEA, to discuss the issues affecting them.

Corporate Treasury Council
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.

Cyber Risk and Security Management Council
This European council provides a groundbreaking, cross-functional forum with a focus on networking and problem-solving to inform companies about organizational, governance, legal, comm and technical responses to governing information use and protection

Digital Transformation Council
Digital transformation is having a huge impact on the value chain. The Digital Transformation Council in Europe provides a confidential environment where senior executives can share issues and solutions with others who have been there--and will be there.

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

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.

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.

Financial Executives & Controllers Council
This council is designed for European senior executives and directors with responsibility for financial control of international industrial and commercial companies.

HR Operations Council
The Council will provide a forum for HR operations leaders in Europe 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.

Mergers & Acquisitions Council
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.

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

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 respond to challenges.

Human Capital Analytics

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

Human Capital Analytics Council
The Human Capital Analytics Council provides a forum for leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in order to articulate the impact of human capital investments.

Human Capital Analytics Council
The Council provides a forum for European based leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in order to articulate the impact of human capital investments.

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 based in Europe can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

Innovation & Productivity

Global Business Women Leaders Council
The focus on the progression and advancement of European women on to boards and women in to senior executive roles continues to gain momentum so this Council brings together high-achieving females within global organisations – women who make their mark.

Global Business Women Leaders Council II
The focus on the progression and advancement of women on to boards and women in to senior executive roles continues to gain momentum so this Council brings together high-achieving European females within global organisations – women who make their mark.

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.

Mergers & Acquisitions Council
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.

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

Shared Services Council
The Shared Services Council in Europe brings together senior shared services executives to exchange best practices, strategies and innovations leading to the provision of competitive internal business support services.

Labor Markets

Health and Safety Council
The council brings together Health & Safety Global Leaders, from different industries and countries and large companies across EMEA, to exchange knowledge, best practices, approaches on effectiveness of their programmes and priorities.

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 based in Europe can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

Talent Acquisition Executives Council
As talent acquisition leaders in Europe, our goal is to develop and implement strategies and tactics that enable our companies to hire the right talent at the right time.

Health and Safety Council
The council brings together Health & Safety Global Leaders, from different industries and countries and large companies across EMEA, to exchange knowledge, best practices, approaches on effectiveness of their programmes and priorities.

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 based in Europe can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

Talent Acquisition Executives Council
As talent acquisition leaders in Europe, our goal is to develop and implement strategies and tactics that enable our companies to hire the right talent at the right time.

Strategic HR

Diversity and Inclusion in Business Council
This Council was established in 2000 in Europe, to identify emerging issues and best practice in the Diversity and Inclusion fields, and to help shape and communicate appropriate business responses.

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.

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

HR Operations Council
The Council will provide a forum for HR operations leaders in Europe 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.

Human Capital Analytics Council
The Human Capital Analytics Council provides a forum for leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in order to articulate the impact of human capital investments.

Human Capital Analytics Council
The Council provides a forum for European based leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in order to articulate the impact of human capital investments.

Human Resources Executives Council
The HR Executives Council brings together the most senior European based HR Executive who wants to optimize their performance and that of their business.

Strategic HR Business Partners Council
The Strategic HR Business Partners Council in Europe is a confidential environment where members share and explore solutions on becoming real strategic partners by increasing the added value to their organisation and helping achieve business goals

The Engagement Institute Europe
The Engagement Institute provides a forum for leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in order to articulate the impact of human capital investments. Through interaction with cohorts in the US and Europe (and

Total Rewards Council
The Total Rewards Council brings together senior executives; most of whom have a remit extending beyond Europe. It provides members with an opportunity to discuss the most pressing issues on their agendas, widen their perspective and share best practices.

Sustainability

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

Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Council
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, and sharpen their skills

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.

Environment and Product Stewardship Council
The Environment and Product Stewardship Council in Europe, was established in 1991 and brings together Environment Leaders from multi-national companies to learn best practices, strategies and new solutions to environmental issues.

Health and Safety Council
The council brings together Health & Safety Global Leaders, from different industries and countries and large companies across EMEA, to exchange knowledge, best practices, approaches on effectiveness of their programmes and priorities.

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

Responsible Sourcing Council
The transparency of company supply chain has become increasingly important. This Council will discuss and try to find solutions to multi-tier supply chain transparency, supply chain risk management, sustainability strategy alignment and other challenges.

Talent Management

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.

HR Operations Council
The Council will provide a forum for HR operations leaders in Europe 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.

Leadership, Talent & Learning Council
The Leadership, Talent & Learning Council in Europe focuses on identifying and promoting best practices on how to develop talent, create highly effective leaders and design “learning” organisations to improve business performance.

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 based in Europe can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

Talent Acquisition Executives Council
As talent acquisition leaders in Europe, our goal is to develop and implement strategies and tactics that enable our companies to hire the right talent at the right time.

Total Rewards Council
The Total Rewards Council brings together senior executives; most of whom have a remit extending beyond Europe. It provides members with an opportunity to discuss the most pressing issues on their agendas, widen their perspective and share best practices.




Additional Topics

Corporate Finance

CFO Business Unit Council
Business Unit CFOs in Europe continue to gain importance as strategic drivers of the company. The skill set demanded from them keeps on growing. This council focuses on key aspects of CFO leadership: business, operational, and organization/people impact.

Chief Financial Officers Council
The Chief Financial Officers Council is an exclusive and invitation-only forum that brings together global CFOs from leading companies in EMEA, to discuss the issues affecting them.

Corporate Treasury Council
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.

Financial Executives & Controllers Council
This council is designed for European senior executives and directors with responsibility for financial control of international industrial and commercial companies.

Quality Management

CFO Business Unit Council
Business Unit CFOs in Europe continue to gain importance as strategic drivers of the company. The skill set demanded from them keeps on growing. This council focuses on key aspects of CFO leadership: business, operational, and organization/people impact.