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Human Capital Analytics @ Work,Volume 2 <p>Our discussions with practitioners at leading organizations (including GM, Shell, Verizon, and NSA) and review of HCA surveys and literature reveal that the gap between what organizations could do and are doing is shrinking.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7499 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7499 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: WASTE MANAGEMENT <p><span>Business transformation and circular economy initiatives at Waste Management</span></p> Fri, 12 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7495 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7495 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: PHILIPS <p><span>Business transformation and circular economy initiatives at Philips</span></p> Fri, 12 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7494 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7494 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: KIMBERLY-CLARK <p><span>Business transformation and circular economy initiatives at Kimberly-Clark</span></p> Fri, 12 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7493 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7493 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: INTERFACE <p>Business transformation and circular economy initiatives at Interface</p> Fri, 12 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7492 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7492 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: HP <p><span>Business transformation and circular economy initiatives at HP</span></p> Fri, 12 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7491 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7491 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: DUPONT <p>Circular economy initiatives at DuPont</p> Fri, 12 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7490 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7490 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: DELL <p>Business transformation and circular economy initiatives at Dell.</p> Fri, 12 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7489 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7489 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: Case Studies <p>Circular economy initiatives at Dell, DuPont, HP,&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">Interface,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Kimberly-Clark, Philips, and Waste Management</span></p> Fri, 12 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7488 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7488 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: A Candid Look at Risks and Rewards <p>Resource constraints and evolving customer pressures are spurring companies to transition from a &ldquo;take, make, waste&rdquo; linear economy to one that more closely aligns with a &ldquo;take waste, make value&rdquo; circular economy.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7481 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7481 Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: CEO Implications <p>Resource constraints and evolving customer pressures are spurring companies to transition from a &ldquo;take, make, waste&rdquo; linear economy to one that more closely aligns with a &ldquo;take waste, make value&rdquo; circular economy.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7482 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7482 China Center Chart Dive: Older aged, higher educated women&mdash;a promising, underutilized talent pool in China <p>Despite the strong increase in female educational attainment levels in China over the past decade, there are still stark disparities in labor participation rates between men and women.</p> Thu, 11 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7486 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7486 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Expected increases in investment could make Europe's recovery more solid,</p> Wed, 10 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7485 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7485 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Emerging Markets View <p>Slight upward revision to lift emerging markets outlook to 3.6 percent in 2017, up 0.6 percentage point from 2016.</p> Wed, 10 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7484 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7484 20 Truths about Strategic HR: Insights from the 3rd Annual Strategic HR Conference <p>Practitioners say they have experienced more internal and external change in the past two years than ever before in their entire careers. HR can help companies navigate this change.</p> Wed, 10 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7483 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7483 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Economic Series Report <p><span>Monthly economic series report</span></p> Wed, 10 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7480 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7480 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>Despite first quarter slowdown, the trend in economic growth remains unchanged.</p> Wed, 10 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7479 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7479 Mental Health and Well-Being In The Workplace: What Works and Why It Makes Business Sense <p>This report provides recommendations and resources for those looking to begin a well-being initiative at their organization. Four organizations and their well-being programs are profiled in this report: Barclays, RBS, Unilever, and Bupa UK.</p> Mon, 08 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7478 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7478 China Center Chart Dive: Chinese population inflows concentrated in 15 cities <p>Despite headlines about high real estate prices and skyrocketing living costs in China&rsquo;s more developed cities, our research finds that advanced cities are still attracting the lion&rsquo;s share of population inflows.</p> Sun, 07 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7477 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7477 Divergent Views/ Common Ground: The Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite Executives and Millennial Leaders— Executive Summary <p>Millennials will be a significant percentage of the C-suite in the coming decade, so it is imperative to better understand their views and values to ensure existing C-suite leaders can appreciate areas of divergent thinking and common ground. This report outlines findings from interviews, surveys, and focus groups from 14 organizations.</p> Thu, 04 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7476 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7476