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The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Gulf Cooperation Council Edition

July 2015 | Key Business Issues

With expected modest global economic growth in 2015, finding topline growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council region’s challenging political and economic climate will not be easy.

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Driving Revenue Growth Through Sustainable Products and Services - Europe Focus

02 September, 2015 | Special Webcast

This webcast presents the findings from a research collaboration that examines the extent to which sustainability is generating revenue, providing business growth opportunities, and stimulating innovation in products and services among a sample of S&P Global 100 companies. 

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The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Gulf Cooperation Council Edition
July 2015 | Key Business Issues

With expected modest global economic growth in 2015, finding topline growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council region’s challenging political and economic climate will not be easy.

The Business Case for Corporate Investment in ESG Practices
July 2015 | Director Notes

This report reviews empirical analyses of the return on investment in environmental, social, and governance initiatives and discusses why the positive correlations found by some academics remain disputed by others.

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Sustainability in China: Green Priorities Draw New Red Lines for Business
23 June, 2015 | Special Webcast

Join this webcast for a deep dive into the major domestic forces most likely to impact environmental sustainability practices in China going forward.

Driving Revenue Growth Through Sustainable Products and Services - Europe Focus
02 September, 2015 | Special Webcast

This webcast presents the findings from a research collaboration that examines the extent to which sustainability is generating revenue, providing business growth opportunities, and stimulating innovation in products and services among a sample of S&P Global 100 companies. 

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