The Conference Board’s programs and activities in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are designed to help senior decision makers in both Multi-national and local companies navigate the complex, dynamic economic and business climate in their respective countries and internationally. Programs include high level peer exchanges within our Councils, dialogue with in-house experts through live webcasts, economic research and business analysis. In support of our members in South Asia and around the world, The Conference Board brings its global perspective and expertise in such areas as economic and business cycle analysis, innovation, corporate governance, sustainability, human resources, and organizational capability to the unique South Asian business environment.
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The 2014 Future China Business Leader un-Conference
22 - 23 May, 2014 (Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai)
Council of Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives
Executives engage in strategic discussions on issues and challenges currently facing chief diversity officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to shape best and next practices in diversity.
Global Social Investing Council
Advances the practice of cross-border corporate social responsibility and strategic philanthropy on a global scale through continuous dialogue on latest trends, issues and solutions encountered, as well as inspiring practices.
Global Council of Investor Relations Executives
Senior investor relations officers of large-capitalization companies in both Europe and the United States share best practices in a confidential and member-driven forum. Members value the intimate and candid conversations that develop in the meetings.
Major news covered in this issue includes details of the launch of The Conference Board CEO Challenge Report® and an overview of the Future India Leadership Un-conference.(Periodical, April 2014)
The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View
Emerging markets (EM) face a bumpy recovery road ahead, and impact on global economy in 2014 could be more significant than expected (Economics Watch Reports, March 2014)
China Center Chart of the Week: Chinese Total Factor Productivity growth appears to have flat-lined
Chinese TFP growth has been declining continuously — from 3.1 percent during the 2007–2011 period to 0.6 percent in 2012 to zero growth in 2013.(China Center Publications, March 2014)
21 April, 2014 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
The 'Long View' on China's Growth and Development
What is the “long view” on China’s growth and development, and what are the major long-term risks that are masked by China’s recent rapid growth?
22 April, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Southeast Asia: Is Regional Integration to the Benefit of Global Competitiveness?
Can Southeast Asia integrate to the benefit of its global competitiveness? Hear a region expert and business leader speak about future scenarios for Southeast Asia’s economic and business environment.