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 learning resources to help you manage market segmentation, brand development, customer satisfaction, corporate communications, social media and investor relations at the highest level. Our focus reflects a wide perspective at the convergence of corporate communication, new networking technologies, and marketing.

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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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The Conference Board Initiative on Sustainability™

The Conference Board Initiative on Sustainability™ focuses its research, peer learning and leadership development activities on the practice of sustainability. These efforts produce insights to help executives develop, implement and benchmark programs that improve shareholder value and contribute to a societal mission.



Our focus reflects a wide perspective in which corporate philanthropy, citizenship, and sustainability are converging and provides practitioners with a portfolio of services in the areas of:

 

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Conferences

21st Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference
06 - 07 June, 2017 (New York, NY)

13th Annual Women's Leadership Conference
09 - 10 May, 2017 (New York, NY)

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Publications

Unlocking Value from Integrated Corporate Communications and Marketing
September 2016 | Key Business Issues

We look at the trend toward integrating corporate communications and marketing and consider the various ways that these two functions working together can contribute value to corporations.

Unlocking Value from Integrated Corporate Communications and Marketing (CHRO Business Implications)
September 2016 | Key Business Issues

Human resources professionals might not know it, but they have an important role in the future of corporate communications and marketing. This overview explores how integrating these two functions could deliver big opportunities in HR.

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Webcasts

Author-to-Author: Digging Deeper into Digital Transformation
27 October, 2016 | KnowlEdge Series

Researchers from two different knowledge areas of The Conference Board—Bart van Ark, chief economist, and Mary Young, principal researcher, human capital—come together to discuss digital transformation and the opportunities and risks it presents for companies. CPE credit available

Governance Watch
18 October, 2016 | Governance Watch

Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, Governance Watch is designed to address the latest developments in corporate governance through bi-monthly webcasts featuring provocative expert guests and insights. CPE and CLE credit available.

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