Off The Shelf: The Technology Trap
July 10 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join Carl Benedict Frey, Director of Future of Work at Oxford University, as he discusses his new book, The Technology Trap. Selected a Financial Times Best Books of the Year in 2019, this book offers a sweeping look at the history of technological progress and how it has radically shifted the distribution of economic and political power among society’s members.
Corporate Citizenship in the Global South during COVID-19: Part 2 – Latin America
July 09 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
Corporate Citizenship in the Global South During COVID-1: Part 2 – Latin America. In Part 2 of this 4-part series, Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, speaks with Sandro Mesquita, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability for Latin America, AT&T, and Maria Luiza de Oliveira Pinto e Paiva, Director of Sustainability, Suzano, to learn how COVID-19 is impacting South America, the resulting economic crisis, and how their companies are stepping up.
Reopening the Workplace amid COVID-19: What HR Departments Should Consider
July 08 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
On the DriveThru HR podcast, The Conference Board’s Rebecca Ray discusses what HR departments need to be thinking about as they develop plans for reopening their workplaces amid COVID-19.
The State and Trajectory of the US Economy
July 08 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
On The Sherman Show Podcast, The Conference Board's Bart van Ark and Erik Lundh discuss various aspects of how the US economy is faring amid COVID-19, including Consumer Confidence and their US economic forecast. For more of The Sherman Show podcasts, please visit: https://doubleline.com/podcasts/
Water, the New Oil – a sustainable business opportunity?
July 08 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Emilio Tenuta Chief Sustainability Officer at Ecolab continues the conversation from Part I, on water scarcity. In this episode the focus lies on the business opportunities to be gained by contributing to the solution for this problem.
Alternative Credentials: A Relevant Solution for Today
July 07 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
With looming unemployment as a result of COVID-19, organizations must reconsider the credentials they require for new hires and promotions. Employers may be tempted to cherry-pick workers with traditional qualifications but relying solely on traditional talent pools may be a shortsighted strategy in turbulent and even chaotic conditions. Listen to this podcast to learn how companies would be wise to look for diverse talent to help them adopt fresh thinking and recognize new opportunities.
Water, the New Oil – What is happening?
July 01 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Water scarcity is raising increased concerns, but is it only a risk in dry parts of the developing world? Emilio Tenuta Chief Sustainability Officer at Ecolab in discusses these concerns, explaining the reasons behind this rapidly growing problem, what it means for companies, and how to evaluate the business risk exposure.
Consumer Confidence rebounds in June—but recovery remains uncertain amid virus
June 30 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index sees its biggest rise this month since 2011, yet still remains significantly below pre-pandemic levels. The index reveals consumers are less pessimistic about the short-term outlook, but fear an uneven and uncertain economic recovery amid virus concerns. Join Chief Economist Bart van Ark, and Senior Director of Economic Indicators, Lynn Franco, as they discuss the monthly numbers.
Michele Evermore on unemployment benefits in the COVID-19 pandemic
June 25 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
The economic shock from the COVID-19 pandemic has sent unemployment rates to levels not seen since the Great Depression. In response, Congress enacted—on a temporary basis—one of the largest expansions of unemployment benefits in US history. With the expiration of some of those changes approaching, Michele Evermore, Senior Policy Analyst at the National Election Law Project joins to discuss changes in unemployment benefits over time, the pandemic response, and the decisions policymakers face
The Future of Renewable Energy
June 24 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Filip Engel, Vice President Sustainability at Oersted has a conversation with Uwe Schulte Leader of The Conference Board Global Sustainability Centre about how wind energy will specifically develop over the next decade.