Founded in 1916 by a group of CEOs concerned about the impact of workplace issues on business, The Conference Board was originally located in Boston and moved to New York City four years later. We’ve operated at the intersection of business and society ever since; an objective, independent source of economic and business knowledge with one agenda: to help our member companies understand and deal with the most critical issues of our time.
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14th Annual Succession Management Conference
November 08 - 09, 2018 (New York, NY)
2018 Performance Management Conference
November 13 - 14, 2018 (New York, NY)
Financial Planning & Analysis Council
It is critical that today’s Financial Planning & Analysis Executives have a broad view of the finance world, not only within his/her industry, but also across the financial spectrum of what their peers are doing to meet today’s challenges.
Chief Privacy Officers Council
This Council is uniquely designed for heads of privacy. Confidential meetings allow members to share and collaborate in a trusted setting. Agendas are member-driven ensuring timeliness and relevancy.
Knowledge & Collaboration Council
Executives engage in candid dialogue that seeks to advance the practice of learning and knowledge management and to underscore its importance to corporations. Members value the confidential discussions, expert speakers, and benchmarking opportunities.
As coaching is increasingly being viewed as a perk, companies are expanding it to reach lower ranks of employees through internal coaching, team coaching, and manager-as-coach.(Conference KeyNotes, April 2018)
Health care is the top concern of young workers. Why? Workers change jobs more frequently, and more workers are freelance. A healthcare plan can be a key talent differentiator for employers.(Conference KeyNotes, April 2018)
Window On Productivity
April 25, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
After years of weak growth in productivity, recent measurements show a modest recovery. What is driving this, and how important is it? Will productivity finally begin to regain ground under the influence of the New Digital Economy? What needs to happen to sustain this recovery? CPE credit available.
May 03, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
For too long, the policy community has shouldered the daunting task of fixing capitalism. Learn how corporate leaders across all industries can apply their business acumen to make capitalism deliver more value to their organizations. 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 do online job ads tell us about Amazon’s choice for a second headquarters?
Observing labor demand using online job ad postings for a specific company like Amazon is possible with Help Wanted OnLine® data. Most importantly, HWOL allows us to analyze monthly trends in labor demand both in real-time and historically down to the most granular occupational level for areas throughout the United States. Analyzing trends in online job ads with the granularity of Help Wanted OnLine® broadens our understanding of the overall U.S. labor market. (Labor Markets Blog, April 2018)