United States Publications


  1. 25 Truths about Talent Acquisition: Insights from the 3rd Annual Talent Acquisition Conference

    Talent acquisition is no longer a support function—it is a strategic partner that can help a company make money. Attracting the right people is the big challenge.

    (Conference KeyNotes, November 2016)

  2. 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, November 2016)

  3. Sustainability Practices 2016 Key Findings

    One key finding from the 2016 Sustainability Practices Dashboard: while an increasing number of companies include sustainability performance metrics as a factor in executive compensation, they are routinely reticent to disclose the specifics of those metrics.

    (Research Report, November 2016)

  4. Every Other One: A Status Update on Women on Boards

    In this paper, CED outlines its plan for direct outreach to the nominating committees of prominent corporate boards and includes recommendations for expanding the criteria for qualified female board members.

    (Committee for Economic Development, November 2016)

  5. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital?

    Based on a literature review, interviews with leading experts, and company examples, this report builds the foundation for a series of reports to be released in the next few years.

    (Key Business Issues Listing, November 2016)

  6. A Strategic Cyber-Roadmap for the Board

    This Directors Notes reviews five director case studies of cyberrisk governance.

    (Director Notes, November 2016)

  7. China Center Quick Note: The US election-an unexpected de-stabilizer

    Donald Trump’s likely behavior toward China is almost entirely unknowable; until more of his intentions are clarified MNC leaders will need to adjust to a period of persistent uncertainty.

    (China Center Publications, November 2016)

  8. China Center Quick Note: New China Model(s) -- Revisiting the MNC Playbook for a Rapidly Changing China

    History shows that alignment with and contribution to desired growth model outcomes, as recognized and appreciated from the perspective of China’s leading group at the time, can beget market opportunities for MNCs, quid pro quo.

    (China Center Publications, November 2016)

  9. Navigating the New Digital Economy: Driving Digital Growth and Productivity from Installation to Deployment

    Companies are massively investing in digitization, but the results are variable and trends are moving so quickly that strategizing is very difficult.

    (Key Business Issues Listing, November 2016)

  10. What is the Global Economic Outlook for 2017?

    As we enter year six of global stagnation, deliverance remains elusive. Uncertainty is causing investment inertia, leaving business to push for new policies in hopes of finding a path to progress.

    (Key Business Issues Listing, November 2016)