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The Conference Board Asia helps member companies navigate the ever-changing business climate in India, Southeast Asia, greater China and Australasia. The Conference Board’s unique perspective on the global economy gives both local and multinational member companies a strategic edge on issues that affect their business.

From our offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, we provide resources and events for decision makers like you in this complex region. Our members in Asia can access an array of information and content on corporate leadership, economy and business environment, and human capital. Executives from member companies benefit from The Conference Board’s global and Asia-specific research and reports, an indispensable webcast program (live and on demand), complimentary entry to senior executive briefings, direct access to world-renowned subject-matter experts, eligibility to join Asia and Emerging Markets peer learning groups, and unlimited support from the Ask TCB business information service.

The bottom line? The Conference Board tracks economic developments and business trends in the region and abroad so you have the tools you need to navigate them successfully.

Products & Services

Peer Networks

China Human Resources Council
Meets to discuss issues and exchange best practices regarding recruiting, retaining, and motivating local staffs as member companies grow in the Greater China region.

Emerging Markets Corporate Compliance and Ethics Council
This council provides invaluable opportunities for senior compliance and ethics executives in Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets to exchange experiences, access relevant research and expertise.

Emerging Markets Finance Executives' Council
The Council provides senior financial executives of member organizations with the opportunity for select peer discussions on broad issues of corporate strategy, risk management and governance.

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Publications

Global Economic Outlook 2019: Emerging Asia—Slower and Riskier, but Still Ahead of the Pack

Economic growth in emerging Asia will still look robust compared to other parts of the world. However, the region still faces risks; trade policy volatility, monetary policy tightening in the United States, high local debt burdens, rising energy prices, and declining local currency valuations will all have an impact.

(Key Business Issues, November 2018)

Director Notes India: Responsible Business Practices—India Perspective

This Director Note examines the emerging trends around sustainability and business responsibility for top Indian companies.

(Director Notes, October 2018)

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Webcasts

Human Capital Watch
December 19, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 04:00 PM UTC [16:00]

Join our December Human Capital Watch webcast as our researchers highlight findings from a new study which examines success-driven leadership approaches in M&A transactions. CPE credit available

Digital Business Models And Their Analysis
January 03, 2019 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 02:00 PM UTC [14:00]

Join this webcast to find out about new digital business models, current best practices, and strategy lessons that can be learned from start-ups. CPE credit available

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Blogs

Q&A with Daniel Sunderland: Deloitte Chief Auditor’s Perspectives on the Job Description of a Corporate Director
This Q&A with Daniel Sunderland discusses the job of the corporate director from his perspective as Chief Auditor at Deloitte. He touches on topics like the influence of the external auditor in the job of the corporate director and the definition of tone at the top. (The Governance Center Blog, December 2018)

Mayo Clinic Communications: Investing in our Talent
As strategic consultants to senior leaders, communicators play a critical role in driving outcomes, which makes it important for communications teams to develop robust employee development plans that suit the needs of the organization. Mayo Clinic begins with identifying accountabilities, establishes required competencies at each level, and tracks career progression tailored to individual employees’ own goals. (Society for New Communications Research Blog, December 2018)

A Case Study in Vitality: How John Hancock Improved Consumer Engagement in Life Insurance
How do you make life insurance fun and engaging for consumers? Brooks Tingle, President and CEO of John Hancock Insurance, spoke at the recent Customer Experience Conference on how John Hancock uses technology and consumer insights to enhance and innovate the customer experience in life insurance. (Consumer Dynamics Center Blog, December 2018)

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The Conference Board Asia

Singapore
22-81 The Central
8 Eu Tong Sen Street
Singapore 059818
Telephone: +65 6325 3121

Hong Kong
Room 1213, 12/F, Tai Yau Building
181 Johnston Road
Wanchai
Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2804 1000
Fax: +852 2869 1403

Contact: Nick Sutcliffe
Executive Director, Asia nick.sutcliffe@conference-board.org

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.1%
  • Brazil 1.9%
  • China 1.2%
  • Euro Area 0.1%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.1%
  • Global 0.3%
  • India 0.2%
  • Japan 0.5%
  • Korea 0.1%
  • Mexico 0.5%
  • Spain 0.6%
  • U.K. 0.4%
  • U.S. 0.1%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website