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Environmental, Social & Governance Press Releases

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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.

12 Feb. 2020 »
Global Survey Asks 30,000+ Consumers About Views on Sustainability

Despite growing interest in sustainability, two major factors are discouraging consumers from purchasing brands with sustainability-oriented practices.

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.

02 Oct. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined to Lowest Level in a Decade

Trade Tensions Likely to Have Lingering Impact on Business, According to Separate Poll of CEOs/CFOs

01 Oct. 2019 »
Innovative Companies Continue to Outperform the Market, Despite Headwinds in Global Economy

The Conference Board Publishes Quarterly Updated Indexes Measuring the Financial Outcomes of Innovation

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.

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.9%
  • Brazil 1.0%
  • China 0.9%
  • Euro Area 1.6%
  • France 3.0%
  • Germany 3.4%
  • Global 5.9%
  • India 17.4%
  • Japan 2.4%
  • Korea 2.0%
  • Mexico 11.9%
  • Spain 3.0%
  • U.K. 2.9%
  • U.S. 2.8%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
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  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • May’s Job Report Beat Expectations, Reflecting Reopening of Economy

    May’s job report was much more positive than expectations. Employment increased by 2.5 million, and the unemployment rate dropped to 13.3 percent from 14.7 in April.

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