United States Publications


  1. CEO Challenge 2017: Leading through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation—Asia-Pacific/China Report

    This report, part of The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2017 series, compares the most pressing business challenges of CEOs globally with those of CEOs in Asia-Pacific and China—along with the strategies CEOs deem most critical for meeting those challenges.

    (Key Business Issues, March 2017)

  2. Economic Contribution of the Food and Beverage Industry

    This report provides insights into the food and beverage industry’s multiple roles, including meeting emerging consumer demands,  responding to evolving public policy, and contributing meaningfully to regional economies.

    (Committee for Economic Development, March 2017)

  3. China Center Chart Dive: New data reveal less severe trade imbalance between the US and China

    A new analysis from The Conference Board brings vast and complex global value chain dependencies into resolution and, in doing so, paints a starkly different picture of the bilateral trade imbalance. 

    (China Center Publications, March 2017)

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    After a brief slowdown in Q1, the US economy returns to its slow growth trend.

    (Economics Watch Reports, March 2017)

  5. Designing the Future of Diversity and Inclusion: Aspirations and Opportunities

    Although D&I has achieved important successes, current practices are insufficient to complete the journey. In December we partnered with CoVision for an enhanced conversation about D&I challenges and opportunities. Results are summarized here.

    (Conference KeyNotes, March 2017)

  6. Director Notes: Integrating Creating Shared Value and Corporate Governance

    This report provides a framework for integrating CSV and corporate governance while examining five examples where a company has adopted the approach as a fundamental part of the company strategy by all parts of the corporation.

    (Director Notes, March 2017)

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    Monthly economic series report

    (Economics Watch Reports, March 2017)

  8. China Center Quick Note: Hope for the best, plan for the worst -- A look at the potential negative consequences of US-China friction

    China’s treatment of Norway, South Korea, and Japan during recent politically motivated economic disputes is instructive for understanding how Beijing may respond to provocations from Washington. Foreign MNCs, especially US brands, should catalog their potential risk exposures stemming from China’s formal and informal retaliatory tools and make appropriate preparations.

    (China Center Publications, March 2017)

  9. China Center Data Flash: Growth momentum keeps rolling into 2017

    Corporate lending surged again in January, while household mortgage growth continued to decelerate. Both indicators are considered positive.

    (China Center Publications, March 2017)

  10. 22 Truths about Strategic Community Impact: Insights from the Strategic Community Impact Symposium

    Becoming involved in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals can help companies boost employee engagement, increase brand value and customer loyalty, build trust, and reinforce the social contract with society.

    (Conference KeyNotes, March 2017)