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Emerging Markets Supply Chain Management Council
The Council provides senior supply chain decision makers in emerging markets with a network of professional peers who meet regularly to exchange ideas, best practices, and innovations related to the supply chain and logistics functions.
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Amid intense external challenges, the economic outlook for major emerging economies weakens.(Economics Watch Reports, September 2018)
China is amidst an unprecedented demographic shift. Repeal of the one-child policy won’t suffice to alter broader workforce trends irreversibly set in motion by past birth patterns.(China Center Publications, September 2018)
Conscious Leadership Part III
September 06, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]
Join this three-part series as Gina Hayden, author and co-founder of The Global Center for Conscious Leadership, takes us through the concept of conscious leadership. Part 3 will focus on business as a force for good. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available
Window On China-US Trade Dispute
July 25, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
As US trade policy measures and retaliations by other countries are taking effect, what are the most important impacts on the economy and business? In this revisit of trade disputes, we’ll focus on the US-China conflict, and also look at the broader, global landscape.
Differing expectations for CSR engagement and communication: the Chinese public vs. the American public
What drives the public’s evaluations and expectations of corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication in a global environment? Although companies have embraced CSR has a key business strategy, globalization has introduced new challenges for public relations practitioners seeking to engage audiences on a global level. (China Center Blog, August 2018)
China’s new pollution tax – a breath of fresh air for MNCs, but with important risks to monitor
China’s new Environmental Protection Tax Law (EPT Law) came into effect on January 1. It replaces the old Pollutant Discharge Fees System. Taxation could increase, as more headroom for localities allows to set higher tax rates. Some leveling of the playing field is possible, as non-compliance and tax evasion are addressed. Supply chain costs may be impacted. (China Center Blog, July 2018)
All Signs Point to Much Stronger Environmental Protection in China
Last winter’s air pollution control plan in the larger Beijing area was unprecedented both in scale and intensity. The action plan was part of a much broader, central government-led effort to tackle China’s pervasive air pollution problem and significantly ramp up environmental protection efforts in general. It is highly unlikely at this point that the government will backtrack on this issue, given the long-term economic and political ramifications of doing so. (China Center Blog, June 2018)