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

Social Media & HR Seminars
08 - 09 December, 2016 (New York, NY)

Strategic Community Impact Symposium
01 - 02 December, 2016 (New York, NY)

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Publications

The China ResearchGraphic: The Growing Importance of Sustainability Reporting in China
May 2016 | China Center Publications

The Chinese government’s intensifying focus on improving the sustainability reporting of local companies indicates that better sustainability reporting is desired by regulators, and the demand of the Chinese public for better sustainability standards, enforcement, and transparency is driving this trend.

The China ResearchGraphic: The Big Cleanup—What Are China's National Green Policy Targets?
April 2016 | China Center Publications

China’s environment has suffered immensely from economic growth, and a major and sustained environmental cleanup is looming. Understanding the plans and targets is thus critical to detecting policy changes and assuring organizational readiness.

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Webcasts

Policy Watch
02 June, 2016 | Policy Watch

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

CEO Challenge 2016: Sustainability, Customer Relationships & Corporate Brand
17 May, 2016 | KnowlEdge Series

How do this year’s CEO hot-button issues resonate with them and their view of the business? How do their organizations handle these CEO concerns? Learn how leaders from different areas of the business are addressing CEOs’ top concerns for this year. CPE credit available

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