Corporate Finance

Data and trends about ownership structures, institutional investment and activism, capital funding, M&A’s, IPO’s, venture capital and other issues that can make or break your bottom line.

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Corporate Governance

A range of materials on best practices and recommendations for performing your fiduciary duties, as well as the oversight of business integrity and strategy execution.

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Marketing & Communications

The latest research and peer discussions to help you manage market segmentation, brand development, customer satisfaction, social media and investor relations at the highest level.

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Philanthropy & Citizenship

Insights on how to align your corporate fundraising and grantmaking with your business strategy through the pursuit of relevant social causes and engagement of local communities.

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Quality Management

Guidance in protecting both sales and your reputation through the standards and techniques of quality assurance, performance assessment, compliance management, supplier relationships, and product and service improvement.

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Risk Management

Tools and methods to identify, assess, and respond to the interrelated business risks you may be facing, along with insights to turn at least some into opportunities.

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Sustainability

Benchmarking data and research on the environmental and social practices you are now expected to address – including emissions, water consumption, labor standards, health & safety, and human rights practices.

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Products & Services

Conferences

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Publications

  • CEO Succession Practices: 2014 Edition

    April 2014 | Research Report

    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.
  • Corporate Governance Practices in US Initial Public Offerings

    April 2014 | Director Notes

    A review of the largest US initial public offerings shows that newly public companies have a great deal of latitude in designing their governance structures, at least at the time of their IPO.

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Webcasts

  • Managing the Audit Tender

    30 April, 2014 | Special Webcast

    In the Netherlands, companies are now required to change auditors every eight years and mandatory rotation is being considered at the EU level.

  • The Hershey Company: Leveraging Talent to Drive Global Growth

    28 April, 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    With a shift in business strategy to grow outside of their traditional markets, hear how The Hershey Company committed to make talent a central part of how they would achieve continued success.

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Task Force on
Corporate/Investor Engagement

The Conference Board Governance Center Task Force on Corporate /Investor Engagement has published its recommendations for creating a stronger corporate governance system.

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Sustainability: Who's Doing What?

The Conference Board Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition reveals the overall disclosure rate of environmental and social practices across the globe.

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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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The Demand Institute

Consumer demand connects the dots across our global economy

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