Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

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  1. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2016: Building Capability – Seeking Alignment, Agility, and Talent to Innovate and Grow

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Since 1999, CEOs from around the world have shared their most pressing business concerns and their strategies for dealing with those challenges. This full-length report details all of the results for six key business issues, yielding insights to today’s leaders on the way forward.

  2. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2016: CEO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Respondents to our annual CEO Challenge survey show it will take an aligned, agile, and innovative organization to seize opportunities for commercial success. Analysis of CEO responses on six major challenge areas yields insight into the strategies CEOs are employing today to strengthen and grow their organizations.

  3. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2016: CFO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    More unpredictability and more volatility mean more risks in the global business environment—and more opportunities. This report outlines how chief financial officers can guide their companies to commercial success.

  4. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2016: Hong Kong Regional Report

    March 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Finding sustainable quality growth in the current global and regional economic environment will remain a challenge in 2016, and this region-specific report details what CEOs in Hong Kong plan to do to navigate their unique business landscape.

  5. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2016: Asia Regional Report

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    In this year’s survey, CEO respondents in the Asia-Pacific region and India focus on building organizational capability and high-performing cultures around engagement, performance, inclusion, and continual improvement to drive better business results and inspire innovation.

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  1. 2012 Citizenship and Sustainability Conference KeyNotes Report

    October 2012 | Conference KeyNotes

    The best way to ensure your organization’s operations meet society’s expectations is to embed corporate responsibility into your business practices

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  1. 2013 Summit on Sustainability Conference KeyNotes Report

    July 2013 | Conference KeyNotes

    Many firms no longer see a contradiction between doing good and making a profit, and are incorporating sustainability into their operations and business models.

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  1. 25 Truths about Ethics in Business: Insights from the Built for Ethics Seminar

    June 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    Ethical business cultures don’t happen by accident. They develop as a result of high expectations, customized messaging and training, and collaboration among HR, the board, and the ethics function.

  2. 25 Truths about Sustainability: Insights from the Sustainability Summit

    August 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    There’s good and bad news in sustainability. Good: more businesses are taking sustainability seriously. Bad: for many, “growth” still means “selling more product.” The solution: sustainable innovations that also drive business growth.

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  1. Achieving Resilience: A Systems Approach

    September 2011 | Executive Action Report

    A new approach to emergency preparedness is oriented toward systems and seeks resilience based on the realization that it is impossible to protect communities and organizations against crisis in a vacuum.