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30 Sep. 2020 »
Report: Women on Russell 3000 Boards Increased by Just 4 Percent Over 3 Years; Only 10 Percent of S&P 500 Companies Explicitly Identify Directors’ Race and Ethnicity. Analysis Reveals How Companies Can Improve Diversity and Strategic Capabilities in the Boardroom

Women on Russell 3000 Boards Increased by Just 4 Percent Over 3 Years

15 Jul. 2020 »
The Conference Board Launches ESG Advantage Benchmarking Platform

For public companies working to stay ahead of the curve on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) matters, the stakes have never been higher, or the spotlight brighter.

25 Jun. 2020 »
To Maximize Board Effectiveness, Recruit a Demographically and Cognitively Diverse Board

The latest Director Note published by The Conference Board presents practical advice on how public companies can maximize the benefits that a diverse board provides by enhancing both demographic and cognitive diversity in the boardroom.

01 Jun. 2020 »
The Conference Board Issues Statement in Response to US Unrest

The Conference Board Response to Civil Unrest

13 May. 2020 »
Report: Changing Business Needs Will Drive Next Level of Innovation in Director Compensation

To help inform discussions on board director compensation structure and process, organizations can turn to a new report and online dashboard developed by The Conference Board in collaboration with Semler Brossy and ESGAUGE.

01 May. 2020 »
COVID-19 Pay Cuts Extend Beyond C-Suite and Devastated Business Sectors

Amid the fallout from COVID-19, a broad range of sectors have felt the effects on the compensation of their executives and boards.

17 Dec. 2019 »
In a report released today, The Conference Board finds that the environmental and social policies of corporations

In 2020, Companies Will Continue to Face Pressure to Diversify Their Boards, Address Pay Gaps, and Expand Political Contribution Disclosure

05 Nov. 2019 »
For S&P 500 CEOs, Stock Awards Now Comprise More Than 50 Percent of Total Compensation

A new report reveals that stock awards, which include restricted stock and performance-based shares, represented a record portion of CEO compensation in 2018. For S&P 500 CEOs, stock awards alone exceeded 50 percent for the first time.


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  • Japan 1.5%
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  • U.S. 0.7%
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  • Employment Growth Continues, But at Slower Pace

    Total nonfarm payrolls employment increased by 661,000 in September.

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