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Sustainability Publications

2019

  1. Sustainability Center Newsletter (Global) - July 2019

    July 2019 | Newsletter

    Integrated reporting's greatest benefit may be its ability to foster "integrated thinking," which enables company stakeholders' ability to understand how it creates value

  2. Emergence of Integrated Reporting

    July 2019 | Research Report

    How can companies show the value of their nonfinancial, intangible assets in a way that investors can easily understand? The Conference Board Integrated Working Group answers this and other related questions in its initial report.

  3. Sustainability Center Newsletter (Global) - June 2019

    June 2019 | Newsletter

    Pacific Gas & Electric's climate change-related bankruptcy shows how external ESG ratings only capture a very small portion of the "G" in ESG, something the author calls the "80/20 ESG governance trap"

  4. Disaster Philanthropy Practices

    June 2019 | Research Report

    How are companies preparing for a future of more varied, more intense, and more frequent disasters?

  5. Environmental, Social & Governance Center Newsletter (US) - June 2019

    June 2019 | Newsletter

    Pacific Gas & Electric’s climate change-related bankruptcy shows how external ESG ratings only capture a very small portion of the “G” in ESG, something the author calls the “80/20 ESG governance trap”

  6. Sustainability Center Newsletter (Global) - May 2019

    May 2019 | Newsletter

    Pacific Gas & Electric’s climate change-related bankruptcy shows how external ESG ratings only capture a very small portion of the “G” in ESG, something the author calls the “80/20 ESG governance trap”

  7. Sustainability Matters: Beware the 80/20 Governance Trap: Focus on the 'G' in ESG

    May 2019 | Executive Action Report

    External ESG ratings fail the 80/20 rule. They may be able to measure 80 percent of environmental and social impacts but only 20 percent of governance impacts.

  8. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Business Media Perspectives

    May 2019 | Key Business Issues

    Members of the business media have an idealized view of how the board should conduct itself, so they are frequently disappointed by what they perceive to be the reality. 

  9. Future of Work in Asia: The Digital Transformation Journey and Its Impact on How Work Gets Done

    April 2019 | Key Business Issues

    Hiring, developing, and training talent in Asia-Pacific and China will change as data provides critical insight into how to create customized individual retention strategies.

  10. Filling the Pipeline: Advancing More Women into the C-suite and on Corporate Boards

    April 2019 | Committee for Economic Development

    Why have we not seen significant results from diversity and inclusion programs geared toward women? Why are we not seeing more representation in the C-suite and senior leadership roles?

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