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The State of Digital and Social Media Risk Management <p><span>Although digital governance teams and Digital Centers of Excellence are becoming common oversight structures, most do not yet have fully optimized, managed, and resourced processes and programs to manage new and growing types of digital and social media risks.</span></p> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7620 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7620 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Economic Series Report <p><span>Monthly economic series report</span></p> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7619 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7619 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>Economy rides 2017 momentum into 2018</p> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7616 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7616 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Emerging Markets View <p>Slow investment growth is holding back the emerging market outlook.</p> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7617 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7617 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Labor market data confirm that the business cycle is beginning to mature.</p> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7618 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7618 Environmental and Social Proposals in the 2017 Proxy Season <p>The volume of&nbsp;environmental and social&nbsp;proposals at Russell 3000 companies has consistently gone up in the past five years.</p> Sun, 01 Oct 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7607 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7607 China Center Data Flash: Growth continued weakening in August <p><span>Data from the last two months reinforces our expectation of a moderate slowdown in the second half of 2017. A slowdown in investment growth will be the primary drag on growth, but resilience in consumption and exports should offset some of this drag in the short term.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7606 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7606 China Center Chart Dive: Household spending ratio increased in rural areas but decreased in urban areas <p><span>Residents of rural China are beginning to save less in order to spend more.&nbsp;<span>This is not the case in urban locations, although people in both areas are consuming more than ever.</span></span></p> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7605 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7605 China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report: Military Tensions in Northeast Asia and the South China Sea <p><span>In mid-September 2017, The Conference Board China Center convened nearly two dozen member company executives to&nbsp;<span>compare perspectives and discuss what steps MNCs can take to dimension, plan for, and mitigate risks accompanying the increasingly tense geopolitical environment in East Asia.</span></span></p> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7604 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7604 Shareholder Voting Analytics (2014-2016): India Edition <p><em>Shareholder Voting Analytics (2014-2016): India Edition&nbsp;</em>reviews proxy voting data of companies that held their annual general meeting (AGM) between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016 and at the time of their AGM, were in the S&amp;P BSE 500 index and/or the NIFTY 500 index.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7603 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7603 Keeping the "Dream Team:" Leveraging Analytics to Retain Top Talent in Asia <p>This report highlights the talent retention challenges faced by employers in Asia and sheds light on how organizations can leverage human capital analytics to aid their retention strategies.</p> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7600 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7600 StraightTalk<sup>®</sup> Global Economic Outlook 2017: How Much Will Stronger Global Growth Benefit a Recovery in Trade? <p>Trade is back, yes, but t<span>he shift toward&nbsp;</span><span>more services-oriented economies in emerging markets and consolidation of global value chains&nbsp;</span><span>might create a different relationship between trade and&nbsp;GDP going forward--making the recovery potentially unsustainable.</span></p> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7599 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7599 China Center Chart Dive: China's economic accommodation of North Korea appears to be decreasing <p><span>New data show that China appears to be substantively squeezing the economic lifeline to North Korea that it has maintained for decades.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7598 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7598 China Center Quick Note: China's New Philanthropy Regulations Should Be Helpful for MNC Donors <p>Despite legitimate concerns about tightening controls on civil society, China&rsquo;s new philanthropic regulations portend important improvements to problems long plaguing corporate giving for foreign companies active in the country.</p> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7595 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7595 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View - Special on Hurricane Harvey <p>Special on Hurricane Harvey</p> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7621 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7621 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>Economic outlook continues brightening for rest of 2017.</p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7591 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7591 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Emerging Markets View <p>A fading outlook for major emerging economies.</p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7592 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7592 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Growth gains steam in the Euro Area, but it is unlikely to last beyond 2018, when long-term supply constraints will start weighing in.</p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7593 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7593 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Economic Series Report <p><span>Monthly economic series report.</span></p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7594 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7594 China Center Chart Dive: Changes in discretionary spending patterns indicate emergent consumerism in China <p><span>Even as discretionary spending is on the rise, Chinese spending on basic necessities remains relatively high compared to richer nations.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7590 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7590