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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Peer Networks

  • HR Executive Leaders Council

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on challenges currently facing chief human resources officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to problem solve and share strategies unique to senior HR professionals.

  • Emerging Markets Human Resources Council

    The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

  • Business/Education Council

    Are new graduates ready to work? That question is the cornerstone of this collaborative group. Executives discuss issues in workforce readiness and the effectiveness of business and education partnerships. Members value the confidential discussions.

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Publications

  • International Indexes of Consumer Prices 2013
    Based on price indexes compiled by The Conference Board International Labor Comparisons program, average annual inflation in 2013 slowed in 13 of the 16 economies compared. (Research Report, April 2014)
  • CEO Succession Practices: 2014 Edition
    The rate of CEO succession in calendar year 2013 was 8.4 percent, down from 10.9 percent in 2012 and below the average succession rate of 10.8 percent for the period 2000–2013. (Research Report, April 2014)

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Webcasts

  • 16 April, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
    Human Capital Watch™: Evolving Skill Shortages in U.S. Labor Markets
    Learn about projections for employment growth by occupation in the coming decade, the job types in which you should expect shortages to occur, and how to prepare for such developments.
  • 17 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
    Governance Watch

    Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, this complimentary webcast series is designed to address the latest developments in corporate governance through bi-monthly webcasts featuring provocative guests and expert insights.

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CEO Challenge® 2014

More than 1000 business leaders identified their most critical challenges in The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014.

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