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Corporate Governance Press Releases

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12 Sep. 2019 »
For Pioneers of Total Impact Valuation, Standardization is the Next Frontier

From greenhouse gas emissions to gender pay ratios, today’s companies are expected by institutional investors and others to share an ever-broader array of nonfinancial reporting to ever-widening circles of stakeholders.

18 Jul. 2019 »
As Cost of Natural Disasters Increase, New Report Maps Central Role for Corporate Philanthropy

Recent years have seen multibillion-dollar natural disasters become the new normal, in the U.S. and around the globe. In the face of these disasters, corporations are putting their financial, logistical, and human resources to bear when crises strike.

09 Jul. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Remains Unchanged in Second Quarter

Index virtually flat over last three quarters; CEOs remain cautious about growth, profit expectations

26 Jun. 2019 »
The Conference Board Elects Board of Trustees

The Conference Board Elects Vicky A. Bailey, Principal, Anderson Stratton Enterprises LLC, and Gabrielle Sulzberger, Co-Founder, General Partner, Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners L.P., to Board of Trustees

30 May. 2019 »
The Conference Board Appoints Paul Washington to Lead Its Environmental, Social & Governance Center

Effective June 3rd, he will succeed current Center Leader Douglas Chia, who will remain involved with the organization...

15 Apr. 2019 »
U.S. & Japanese Business Leaders Convene to Discuss Raising Productivity Growth

The Conference Board and The Japan Productivity Center have joined forces to address slowing productivity, which has been plaguing both economies.

04 Apr. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Increased Slightly in Q1

Hiring Expected to Increase, but Finding Qualified Workers Remains a Challenge

25 Mar. 2019 »
Report Details How Independent Auditors & Regulators View Role of Audit Committee Members on Corporate Boards

Today, The Conference Board’s Governance Center released a report detailing independent auditors’ and regulators’ perspectives on the role of the corporate director.

17 Jan. 2019 »
In 2019, CEOs are Most Concerned About Talent and a Recession

CEOs appear confident about their organizations being able to thrive in 2025

03 Jan. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined in Q4, Index at Lowest Level in Six Years

The Measure now reads 42, down from 55 in the third quarter of 2018 (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses). This is the lowest reading since Q3 2012 (CEO Measure: 42).

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.2%
  • Brazil 0.1%
  • China 1.3%
  • Euro Area 0.6%
  • France 0.1%
  • Germany 0.0%
  • Global 0.1%
  • India 0.5%
  • Japan 0.2%
  • Korea 0.3%
  • Mexico 0.1%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.0%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • The Conference Board Economic Forecast for the U.S. Economy

    Economic growth has slowed to its long-term potential and is likely to remain at 2 percent growth

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