Sustainability Practices 2017 Key Findings
Third-party verification of the claims in sustainability reports is on the rise, which is helping investors make better-informed decisions about companies’ risks and opportunities. But companies could still be much more transparent.(Research Report, December 2017)
Sustainability Practices Dashboard
The Conference Board Sustainability Practices Dashboard analyzes the most recent disclosure of environmental and social practices by public companies around the world.(Research Report, December 2017)
China CEO Council Session Report -- The 19th Party Congress Aftermath: Where to from here?
Will General Secretary Xi Jinping’s second coronation represent a turning point for reform, and if so, what might the nature of that reform be?(China Center Publications, December 2017)
China Center Data Flash: Marginal slowdown in trend growth anticipated for 2018
October data confirmed that China’s trend growth momentum is modestly weakening. Growth is likely to see marginal slowing in 2018, driven by intensifying deleveraging pressures.(China Center Publications, December 2017)
China Center Chart Dive: Chinese manufacturing sector is less and less reliant on imported intermediate inputs
Chinese industrial policies promoting import substitution are substantively reshaping the country’s global Value Chains and have made China-based manufacturers (foreign and domestically owned) less reliant on intermediate inputs produced outside the country.(China Center Publications, November 2017)
Global Economic Outlook 2018: Emerging Asia: Slowing, but Still Leading the Way
Economic growth in emerging Asia has been higher than in the rest of the emerging world over the last decade. Despite a coming slowdown in the region, that trend is likely to continue.(Key Business Issues, November 2017)
Global Growth Projections for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018
This paper presents the methodology for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018 which includes growth projections for 11 major regions and individual estimates for 33 mature and 36 emerging market economies for 2018–2022, and 2023–2027.(Economics Program Working Paper Series, November 2017)
Global Economic Outlook 2018: United States: 2018 Will Start with Momentum, But How Long Will It Last?
The US economy is expected to continue its improved growth. In the short term, consumer demand growth will stay strong as the labor market continues to tighten. But expect a less supportive external environment for growth.(Key Business Issues, November 2017)
Global Economic Outlook 2018: Global Economy: Half Empty or Half Full?
The glass is half empty if the current uptick in growth is fueled by temporary factors. But the glass is half full if growth can be sustained through talent, digitization, and productivity.(StraightTalk®, November 2017)
Insights from Highly Innovative Companies: Results from The Conference Board and InnovationOne Global State of Innovation Survey 2017
High innovators think of innovation as a strategic imperative—not just as R&D. That’s just one of the highlights from The Conference Board and InnovationOne Global State of Innovation Survey 2017.(Research Report, November 2017)