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Global Pensions and Benefits Council
This inter-disciplinary Council brings together pension managers, human resource executives, and financial executives to discuss issues of common concern.

Financial Executives & Controllers Council
This council is designed for European senior executives and directors with responsibility for financial control of international industrial and commercial companies.

Procurement Leadership Council
Focuses on the strategic issues of reducing overall business costs, improving quality of supply, and enhancing customer service.

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Publications

Is GDPR the Death Knell for Human Capital Analytics?

In a post-GDPR world where data privacy is a growing concern, companies must earn the trust of employees, job applicants, and contingent workers if they want to continue analyzing human capital data to generate business insights.

(Key Business Issues, September 2018)

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Webcasts

Advertising Under Pressure
September 26, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]

Hugues Rey, CEO Havas Media Group BeLux, joins us to discuss how data and dynamic creations enable us to reach the right person at the right moment on the right channel. CPE credit available

The CFO’s Challenge
October 03, 2018 04:00 PM CET [16:00] (Brussels), 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 02:00 PM UTC [14:00]

Join our panel for this webcast as they detail key findings from this year’s C-Suite Challenge™ with a specific focus on implications for CFO's. CPE credit available

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Blogs

The Risk of a UK Recession is Growing
Continued uncertainty over the outcome of Brexit negotiations is not helping. Unemployment in the UK now stands at its lowest level in four decades. Gross domestic product growth at the start of the third quarter of 2018 also shows an economy in decent shape, having grown faster than in the prior two quarters. (Global Economy Center Blog, September 2018)

CEO Activism in 2018
Nearly half of Americans believe CEOs can influence the government, although that doesn't necessarily mean the country thinks CEOs should speak out about social issues. Americans are split on whether company leaders should try to use their influence in the public domain, but doing so could benefit the business, since nearly half of the country would be more likely to purchase from a company whose CEO has taken a stance on an issue that they agree with. (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, September 2018)

Executive Series: Bosses—The Great Ones
Recognizing and appreciating the positive influence of great bosses can help you understand what you value in your career. Great bosses know how to cultivate loyalty for life from the people who work for them. They treat you as a trusted partner, make you feel smart, give you great work, serve as a mentor, and do the unexpected. But working for a great boss can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so it’s important for employees to notice when it’s happening and show some gratitude. (Society for New Communications Research Blog, September 2018)

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.1%
  • Brazil 0.3%
  • China 1.1%
  • Euro Area 0.4%
  • France 0.1%
  • Germany 0.1%
  • Global 0.4%
  • India 0.8%
  • Japan 0.3%
  • Korea 0.3%
  • Mexico 1.6%
  • Spain 0.0%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.6%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website