The Conference Board uses cookies to improve our website, enhance your experience, and deliver relevant messages and offers about our products. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our cookie policy. For more information on how The Conference Board collects and uses personal data, please visit our privacy policy. By continuing to use this Site or by clicking "OK", you consent to the use of cookies. 

GOVERNANCE CENTER

SIGN UP SIGN IN

Today, boards and C-Suites face increased stakeholder expectations and challenges to public trust in business. Businesses require actionable answers. Support your key decisions with cutting-edge knowledge and networking - and incorporate your own experience into future-focused discussions and research questions.  Learn more about our dedicated Governance Center >>

RESEARCH & INSIGHTS

Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Directors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Directors' P…

When describing their own jobs, directors believe CEO succes…

Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition

Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition

This report identifies key trends related to the corporate d…

C-Suite Challenge<sup>™</sup> 2019: The Future-Ready Organization

C-Suite Challenge™ 2019: The Future-Ready Organization…

How CEOs and C-suite executives are transforming for the fut…

A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decoding Progress, Challenges, and Best Practices

A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decodi…

This report is a resource for understanding how sustainable …

Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: A Candid Look at Risks and Rewards

Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: A Can…

Resource constraints and evolving customer pressures are spu…

Is Short-Term Behavior Jeopardizing the Future Prosperity of Business?

Is Short-Term Behavior Jeopardizing the Future Prosperi…

A focus on short-term performance may come at the expense of…

Proxy Voting Analytics (2015-2018)

Proxy Voting Analytics (2015-2018)

Shareholders are increasingly turning their attention to soc…

Total Impact Valuation: Overview of Current Practices

Total Impact Valuation: Overview of Current Practices

Total impact valuation—the practice of quantifying and…

DATA & ANALYSIS

ACTIVIST SURVEILANCE

ACTIVIST SURVEILANCE

The Conference Board, in collaboration with FactSet, provides a tool for public companies to stay abreast of shareholder activism, track AGM votes, and compare takeover defenses against peer groups.

BOARD DIVERSITY

BOARD DIVERSITY

The Conference Board and Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, in partnership with The SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University, developed a scenario model that companies can use to enhance the gender diversity of their boards.

CORPORATE INTELLIGENCE

CORPORATE INTELLIGENCE

The Conference Board, in collaboration with FactSet, provides a tool for public companies to stay abreast of shareholder activism, track AGM votes, and compare takeover defenses against peer groups.

EXPLORE

CONFERENCES & EVENTS

Negotiation Excellence Workshop April 29, 2019 (New York, New York)

15th Annual Women's Leadership Conference April 30 - May 01, 2019 (New York, New York)

Sales Integration: Lessons from an Industry Giant May 08, 2019 (New York, NY)

more >>

WEBCASTS

Sustainability Watch March 21, 2019

Sustainability Watch April 18, 2019

Sustainability Watch May 16, 2019

more >>

EARN CREDITS

PRESS

Register to earn HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credits on our upcoming webcasts, conferences, and other events.

more >>

Our Experts

DouglasChia.jpg

Douglas Chia

Leader, Governance Center
The Conference Board

MatteoTonello.jpg

Matteo Tonello

Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Leadership Practice Lead
The Conference Board

GaryLarkin.jpg

Gary Larkin

Research Associate, Corporate Leadership
The Conference Board

ThomasSinger.jpg

Thomas Singer

Principal Researcher
The Conference Board

AnujSaush.jpg

Anuj Saush

Senior Sustainability Researcher - Europe
The Conference Board

UweSchulte.jpg

Dr. Uwe Schulte

Leader of The Conference Board Global Sustainability Centre
The Conference Board