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The outlook for the first half of the year remains strong, but there are early signs that the economy will moderate during the second half of 2018.(Economics Watch Reports, April 2018)
This report, which introduces a new global value chain dataset tool, examines whether the trade recovery is sustainable and why reevaluating global operations strategy using current data is so critical.(Key Business Issues, April 2018)
The global economy has entered 2018 with strong economic growth, and the US is not alone in experiencing a tightened labor market, leading to several labor market challenges for businesses in advanced economies.(Key Business Issues, March 2018)
Driving Breakthrough Innovation
May 03, 2018 04:00 PM CET [16:00] (Brussels), 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 02:00 PM UTC [14:00]
This webcast will explore the results of a study, done on over 80 companies, revealing the ways organizations can achieve breakthrough innovation. CPE credit available
Who is accountable for gender balance within organizations?
May 30, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]
This webcast will explore the question of gender balance and the idea of who holds responsibility for this within an organization. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available
ESG rating and ranking initiatives - a necessary evil?
(Sustainability Center Blog, April 2018)
Comcast NBCUniversal and Cities of Service Join Forces to Help Revitalize Detroit
This year, more than 100,000 volunteers will celebrate service during Comcast Cares Day by participating in volunteer projects all over the world. Making a positive impact in the communities where Comcast NBCUniversal employees live and work is a value the company embraces all year long. Businesses can ensure that the impact of service days like these lasts well beyond one day by linking their service projects to city priorities and ongoing initiatives. (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, April 2018)
What was the breakout trend of Q1 2018?
By this time, you may have already learned that digital health funding during Q1 2018 hit record-breaking levels, as reported by Rock Health and StartUp Health. But, there's more to the digital health story than quarterly funding numbers. To fully understand what's happening (and why), you need additional context about the underlying trends and technologies making an impact on the global health landscape quarter to quarter. Here's one. (Society for New Communications Research Blog, April 2018)