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12th Annual Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management Conference

29 - 30 March, 2016 (Chicago, IL)

Deliver Enhanced Value through Partnerships and True Collaboration

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Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - Chief Talent Officer Strategic Implications

January 2016 | Key Business Issues

Our research finds that most organizations only have pockets of innovation. They can become more innovative by creating an inclusive culture.

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Why Inclusive Companies Are Better at Innovation

25 February, 2016 | Special Webcast

Building a diverse workforce is one thing; cultivating an inclusive culture in which “diversity of thought” consistently sparks innovation is far more challenging. Join us as our guest, Vincent Monziols, general manager of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics’ (SGPPL) bearings business, describes the company’s journey to achieve double-digit annual growth by making innovation part of every job. 

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12th Annual Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management Conference
29 - 30 March, 2016 (Chicago, IL)

Clean Energy Innovation Seminar
05 - 06 April, 2016 (New York, NY)

Storytelling for Business Seminar
18 May, 2016 (New York, NY)

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Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - Chief Talent Officer Strategic Implications
January 2016 | Key Business Issues

Our research finds that most organizations only have pockets of innovation. They can become more innovative by creating an inclusive culture.

Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - CHRO Strategic Implications
January 2016 | Key Business Issues

Can diversity and inclusion make innovation easier? New research indicates that inclusion and innovation are indeed correlated, and that diversity of thought, specifically, contributes to better innovation.

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The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View
11 February, 2016 | Economics Watch®

Russia has been in recession for more than a year. Will the economy be able to recover, and what are the challenges Russia is facing in 2016 and beyond?  CPE credit available

Why Inclusive Companies Are Better at Innovation
25 February, 2016 | Special Webcast

Building a diverse workforce is one thing; cultivating an inclusive culture in which “diversity of thought” consistently sparks innovation is far more challenging. Join us as our guest, Vincent Monziols, general manager of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics’ (SGPPL) bearings business, describes the company’s journey to achieve double-digit annual growth by making innovation part of every job. 

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