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Innovation & Productivity Center Publications

2018

  1. Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition—Trends in Corporate Sustainability Reporting in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific

    December 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Sustainability reporting is still not a uniform practice across the globe and remains sporadic in countries where nonfinancial reporting regulation and stakeholder pressures are absent.

  2. Five Ways Companies Use Signposts of Innovation

    November 2018 | Publication

    We spoke with leaders of member companies involved with innovation at a large US defense contractor and at specialty materials company Eastman Chemical Company to find out which aspects of the signposts they find most useful.

  3. What Companies Like Most about Using Signposts of Innovation

    November 2018 | Publication

    The Conference Board spoke with specialty materials company Eastman Chemical Company and a large US defense contractor that has also started working with the signposts to find out what they like best about the framework.

  4. Innovation & Productivity Center Newsletter - November 2018

    November 2018 | Newsletter

    Cross-functional teams could improve their success rate by including the most innovative voices from other parts of the organization

  5. Innovation & Productivity Center Newsletter - October 2018

    October 2018 | Newsletter

    Hiring talent from startups can be a powerful strategy to drive real change but only when that talent is integrated into existing team structures and empowered to lead by example

  6. Innovation & Productivity Center Newsletter - September 2018

    September 2018 | Newsletter

    Long-awaited and much-debated, a resurgence in productivity growth may already be underway—if you know the signs to look for

  7. Rethinking the Innovation Potential of Occupations: Introducing a Cross-functional Dashboard

    August 2018 | Key Business Issues

    We’ve created a new metric, the Innovation Potential of Occupations Dashboard, that helps leaders better identify the potential contribution various occupations—even those not traditionally considered “innovative”—can make to an innovative team.

  8. Rethinking the Innovation Potential of Occupations: Introducing a Cross-functional Dashboard (Executive Summary)

    August 2018 | Key Business Issues

    We’ve created a new metric, the Innovation Potential of Occupations Dashboard, that helps leaders better identify the potential contribution various occupations—even those not traditionally considered “innovative”—can make to an innovative team.

  9. US - Japan Business Leaders Forum on Productivity 2019

    August 2018 | Publication

    The Conference Board engages in productivity dialogue among business leaders of Japan, the US, and Germany

  10. Innovation & Productivity Center Newsletter

    July 2018 | Newsletter

    Culture of innovation can be measured and compared to other components of corporate brand; therefore, it can be managed and can contribute to a premium in valuation