Founded in 1916 by a group of CEOs concerned about the impact of workplace issues on business, The Conference Board was originally located in Boston and moved to New York City four years later. We’ve operated at the intersection of business and society ever since.

In Latin America, The Conference Board established a joint venture in Mexico in 1995 and produces that country’s Leading Economic Index. Over a dozen Councils – ranging from the Human Resources Council – Mexico to the Customer Experience and Globalization Leadership Councils – help senior executives from member companies in Latin America to share best practices and develop approaches to the most challenging issues of the day. In addition, The Conference Board Review magazine regularly features articles of interest to Latin American business executives.

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Conferences

The Global Strategic Risk & Organizational Resilience Workshop
01 - 02 June, 2016 (New York, NY)

Adjusting the Prescription
06 June, 2016 (Washington, D.C.)

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Peer Networks

Chief Privacy Officers Council
This Council is uniquely designed for heads of privacy. Confidential meetings allow members to share and collaborate in a trusted setting. Agendas are member-driven ensuring timeliness and relevancy.

Leadership Council on Advancing Women II
As women continue to take on increased leadership responsibilities, there is a growing desire to focus on women’s leadership topics and explore relevant issues that will reinforce the development of current business and future women leaders.

Global Human Resources Council
Allows senior most global HR executives to discuss current challenges and trends regarding the strategic and structural management of their firm's multinational human resources. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking.

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Publications

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Quality over Quantity: How Business Can Generate Sustainable Growth in a Slow Global Economy

Our outlook for global economic growth remains modest at 2.4 percent in 2016 and 2.7 percent in 2017. While growth rates between mature and emerging markets have rapidly converged, significant variation between regions remains.

(Key Business Issues, May 2016)

The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

Springing forward to a temperate summer: Some rebound in the second quarter is expected, but there is little indication of a turnaround in business investment.

(Economics Watch Reports, May 2016)

Global Economic Outlook 2016: Sub-Saharan Africa: Climbing a Steeper Hill?

As sub-Saharan Africa’s growth pains continue in the coming decade, businesses must adopt a range of strategies to succeed across different groups of economies (undiversified, agricultural, frontier, and fragile) in the region.

(Key Business Issues, May 2016)

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Webcasts

Book Discussion: Mindful Work
01 June, 2016 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

Learn from New York Times reporter David Gelles how businesses can benefit from incorporating meditation, yoga, and other mindful techniques into their employee programs. HRCI and SHRM credit available

Policy Watch
02 June, 2016 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

This webcast will cover the state and trajectory of the national debt, its possible consequences, and CED’s solutions for fiscally responsible policies and budget making. CPE credit available

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Leading Economic Index for:

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  • Brazil 1.2%
  • China 0.1%
  • Euro Area 0.1%
  • France 0.0%
  • Germany 0.6%
  • India 0.5%
  • Japan 0.2%
  • Korea 1.3%
  • Mexico 2.1%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.0%
  • U.S. 0.6%
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