The Conference Board Governance Center®

The Conference Board Governance Center® facilitates small groups of prominent senior executives from companies, investors, and advisors for confidential discussions of key issues.

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11th Annual Succession Management Conference

05 - 06 November, 2015 (New York, NY)

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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Governance Watch

15 October, 2015 | Governance Watch

Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, Governance Watch is designed to address the latest developments in corporate governance through bimonthly webcasts featuring provocative expert guests and insights. CPE and CLE credit available.

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Conferences/Events

11th Annual Succession Management Conference
05 - 06 November, 2015 (New York, NY)

Publications

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.

The Next Frontier for Boards: Oversight of Risk Culture
June 2015 | Director Notes This report provides board members an overview of new risk oversight expectations, outlines potential handicaps they may encounter, and offers suggestions for overseeing their company’s risk culture.

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Webcasts

Governance Watch
20 August, 2015 | Governance Watch

Please join Cleary Gottlieb and The Conference Board’s Governance Center for a discussion of Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower provisions, and in particular Securities Exchange Commission Rule 21F-17, in light of the SEC’s enforcement action against KBR, Inc. CPE and CLE credit available.

Governance Watch
15 October, 2015 | Governance Watch

Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, Governance Watch is designed to address the latest developments in corporate governance through bimonthly webcasts featuring provocative expert guests and insights. CPE and CLE credit available.

View more webcasts

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Task Force on
Corporate/Investor Engagement

The Conference Board Governance Center Task Force on Corporate /Investor Engagement has published its recommendations for creating a stronger corporate governance system.

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