Asia Publications

2017

  1. 18 Truths about Sustainability: Insights from the 16th Annual Sustainability Summit

    Sustainability reporting needs to be built into everyday business activities, especially since it has become a tool to attract mainstream investors. 

    (Conference KeyNotes, August 2017)

  2. Blurring External Boundaries: Case Studies from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier

    Company profiles from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier show that digital transformation enables and often requires collaboration between organizations. If necessity is the mother of invention, then digital transformation is the necessity that drives companies that were once separate, self-reliant entities to reach out to other organizations and individuals.

    (Case Studies, August 2017)

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Despite country-specific risks, emerging markets keep performing as solid contributors to global growth.

    (Economics Watch Reports, August 2017)

  4. China Center Data Flash: June data beats expectations, but marginal slowdown still likely in 2H

    The marginal growth rebound posted in 1H was cyclical. However, an uptick in exports, the resilience in consumption growth, and tailwinds from the subsiding housing market boom and infrastructure spending have fueled the continuation of growth thus far into 2H. 

    (China Center Publications, August 2017)

  5. China Center Chart Dive: China's labor compensation share of GDP is on the rise; this should be good for consumption in the near-term

    High household savings rates have worked to constrain consumption in China for a long time. However, recent data suggests a decline in Chinese savings rates. This may partially explain the resilience of consumption growth in China, even as the country’s overall economic growth continues to slow.

    (China Center Publications, August 2017)

  6. 25 Truths about Measuring the Impact of Ethics Programs in Your Organization

    Companies need to be aware of and know how to mitigate the underlying system dynamics that can lead to unethical behavior. 

    (Conference KeyNotes, July 2017)

  7. Millennials and Social Commerce: Engagement Leads to Sales but Paid Social May Not

    This SNCR 2020 article is the second edition of a study that investigates how millennials' activity on social media translates into sales for companies and brands.

    (Research Report, July 2017)

  8. China Center Chart Dive: If China trade sneezes, where are Asian countries vulnerable to catching a cold?

    Economic and commercial developments in China, good or bad, clearly have the potential to propagate to nearly every corner of the global economy. But the nature and degree of China exposure in Australia, Indonesia, and Japan, for instance, differ from South Korea and Taiwan. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2017)

  9. China Center Data Flash: Steady growth outlook gives headroom for continued efforts to slow credit growth

    With a policy stance in China clearly focused on financial risk containment, growth continues to taper off in monetary expansion and housing sales. There are no signals of a change in this policy trajectory, so the tapering off should continue in the near term. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2017)

  10. China Center Chart Dive: Workforce skill gaps loom large for Made in China 2025

    Talent challenges are likely to drag on the progress of China’s major new plan to modernize and upgrade its manufacturing sector, the controversial and contentious “Made in China 2025” initiative.

    (China Center Publications, June 2017)