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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.

Expert Briefings

Unlock Growth Through Sustainable Innovation

How can scenario planning be used to guide sustainable innovation?

Trends in Sustainable Supply Chain Standard Setting

How are sustainable supply chain standards evolving and how are companies adapting to increasing demands for global transparency and accountability?

Trends in Corporate Sustainability Reporting

What matters to stakeholders and how are companies responding?

Total Impact Valuation: Overview of Current Practices

What if companies could put a monetary figure on the economic, environmental, and social impacts their business activities have on society? 

Sustainability in the Mainstream: Why Investors Care and What it Means for Corporate Boards?

A clear focus on sustainability and other (ESG) issues can drive integrated thinking and set organizations apart from their peers, but shareholder activism is less well understood.

Sustainability Integration

How can companies integrate sustainability into their business strategy?

Sustainability Assurance Practices

How do companies use external assurance for their publicly reported nonfinancial information?

Purpose-Driven Companies

What does it mean to be purpose-driven, and what are the lessons learned from companies that have reframed their businesses to be purpose-driven?

Our Experts


Matteo Tonello

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

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Anke Schrader

Research Director, the China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board


Thomas Singer

Principal Researcher
The Conference Board

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Minji Xie

Research Analyst, China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board

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Anuj Saush

Senior Sustainability Researcher - Europe
The Conference Board


Dr. Uwe G. Schulte

Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director
The Conference Board