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China Publications


  1. China and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Policy Priorities and Business Strategies

    Many of China’s most pressing domestic policies align with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. But for most businesses, directly addressing the SDGs is unchartered territory.

    (Research Report, July 2018)

  2. China Center Insight Compilation: Dimensioning Chinese Consumption Dynamics

    The following collation of recent China Center reports illuminates different aspects of the unfolding consumption story in China and outlines the implications for MNCs.

    (China Center Publications, July 2018)

  3. China Center Presentation Deck: Appraising Income Inequality in China

    Income inequality is a serious and growing problem in China, and the impact of wealth and income inequality is clearly observable in China’s consumer market dynamics. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2018)

  4. 23 Truths about Ethics Insights from the Ethics Conference Ethical Breakdowns: How Great Companies Close the Intention-Action Gap

    Most leaders want to do the right thing and know that ethics aligns with success. But tensions between transparency and brand protection can make doing right difficult, especially in the #metoo era.

    (Conference KeyNotes, July 2018)

  5. Driving Digital Transformation: What's the Role of HR? Implications for Asia

    Through interviews of experts in Asia, this short report explores the implications for the region of recent research on digital transformation and human capital, including: 1) the new ways HR is expected to deliver business value and 2) the knowledge, capabilities, and skills that HR leaders need to be effective in the digital age.

    (Key Business Issues, June 2018)

  6. China's new pollution tax - a breath of fresh air for MNC's, but with important risks to monitor

    We look at how the new tax differs from the old fee-based system, and what those changes will mean for tax amounts payable as well as broader considerations regarding investments in environmental management systems.

    (China Center Publications, June 2018)

  7. China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report: China's Cybersecurity Law

    In May 2018, China Center member companies convened to share perspectives on network and data compliance requirements and to discuss ideas and experiences on assuring network and data security, maintaining operational efficiency, and meeting regulator expectations. 

    (China Center Publications, June 2018)

  8. Economics Watch® - China View: April data suggest slowing momentum

    Although The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for China suggests overall improvement in the near term, a closer reading suggests conditions are uneven at best.

    (China Center Publications, June 2018)

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Emerging markets' GDP growth in 2018 will remain the same as last year, at 3.9 percent.

    (Economics Watch Reports, June 2018)

  10. China Center Newsletter

    China’s workforce is changing, aging, and tightening—and forcing multinational companies to adapt

    (China Center Publications, June 2018)