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Environmental, Social & Governance Publications

2019

  1. Conference Board Societal Report 2018

    May 2019 | Publication

    This report summarizes our work as thought leaders for member organizations and the broader business community in several important areas, including sustainability, corporate philanthropy, social responsibility, education, diversity and inclusion, and sustainable capitalism, among others.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. Environmental, Social & Governance Center Newsletter - May 2019

    May 2019 | Newsletter

    How your company responds to the personal data protection movement will either build or break trust

  5. Corporate Board Practices in the Russell 3000 and S&P 500: 2019 Edition

    April 2019 | Research Report

    Why aren’t boards diversifying faster? The findings in this report underscore the main reasons progress remains slow.

  6. DNA of Engagement: How Organizations Create and Sustain Highly Engaged Teams—Implications for Asia

    April 2019 | Key Business Issues

    How do organizations with operations in Asia overcome cultural challenges to engage teams?

  7. GE: Mission-Based Teams (DNA of Engagement: Highly Engaged Teams—Implications for Asia)

    April 2019 | Case Studies

    Learn how GE worked to overcome these issues to create “mission-based” teams.

  8. Albertsons Companies Foundation—Toward Standardized Social Outcomes for Companies

    April 2019 | Case Studies

    Albertsons Companies Foundation used the Impact Genome Project to make smarter decisions about the nonprofit organizations with which it would partner.

  9. Allstate Foundation—Toward Standardized Social Outcomes for Companies

    April 2019 | Case Studies

    The Allstate Foundation updated its metrics and devised an outcomes-based social impact measurement and reporting strategy utilizing the Impact Genome Project.

  10. Moody's—Toward Standardized Social Outcomes for Companies

    April 2019 | Case Studies

    Moody's injects a data-driven business focus to nonprofit evaluation and reporting using the Impact Genome Project.