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Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Corporate Governance
Expert Briefings

Proxy Voting Analytics

What are the most recent developments in proxy voting at Russell 3000 companies?

Past, Present and Future of ESG

The origin of ESG, who is driving it, current challenges and the impact of COVID-19.

Governance and Legal Response to COVID-19

What has been the initial legal response to COVID-19? What should Boards consider when reopening? 

Director Compensation Practices

An overview of director compensation practices across the Russell 3000 index of US public companies.

Corporate Board Practices

An overview of recent trends and development in corporate board practices across the Russell 3000 and S&P 500, including: board composition and diversity, director election and removal, and overboarding policies.

The Leadership and Governance of Corporate Sustainability

What are the key business practices that define leadership in corporate sustainability?

CEO Compensation Practices

How do compensation committees design a CEO compensation policy?

CEO Succession: Trends and Corporate Practices

How do companies plan for and execute CEO turnovers?

Our Experts


Paul Washington

Executive Director, ESG Center
The Conference Board


Matteo Tonello

Managing Director, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
The Conference Board