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Digital Transformation Council
Digital transformation is having a huge impact on the value chain. The Digital Transformation Council in Europe provides a confidential environment where senior executives can share issues and solutions with others who have been there--and will be there.

Innovation Council
The European Council on Innovation (formerly the European Council on Research, Development & Innovation) is a network of leaders in the area of technical innovation.

Strategic Workforce Planning Council
This Council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. The meeting focus is participatory, the emphasis on relevant insights that members based in Europe can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

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Publications

ESG Initiatives Survey Findings

The Conference Board undertook a survey to examine ESG initiatives through a business perspective, reviewing their relevance and value. This document presents the survey findings.

(PowerPoint, May 2018)

The Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

The Euro Area economy moderated in Q1, and growth is likely to moderate further for the remainder of the year.

(Economics Watch Reports, May 2018)

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Webcasts

Who is accountable for gender balance within organizations?
May 30, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]

This webcast will explore the question of gender balance and the idea of who holds responsibility for this within an organization. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

A Marriage of Algorithms and Human Capital - Part II
June 05, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]

Part II will focus on predictive analytics and the new technology developments that are helping it enhance business and strategic workforce decisions. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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Blogs

Science based targets – what is it all about?
Science Based Targets (SBTs) for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction are increasingly being discussed, however what they entail in detail is often not well understood.In contrast to a simple incremental approach, targets are considered ‘science-based’, if they aim at carbon reduction in accordance with the internationally agreed global climate change targets. In this blog, we want to give a very brief overview of the approach and its application. (Sustainability Center Blog, May 2018)

Participate in the 2018 Business Contributions to the Arts Survey
The 2018 Business Contributions to the Arts survey, conducted by The Conference Board and Americans for the Arts, is open until Friday, June 8. Please share your data regarding your organization's support for the arts to help us provide important benchmarking information to the corporate philanthropy and arts communities. The survey should take no more than 15-20 minutes to complete. (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, May 2018)

Digital Media Predictions for a Post-GDPR World
Last week, a business acquaintance made a ballsy prediction on LinkedIn for which he took a fair amount of flak. Posting a comment, I noted that his essential point was not that much of a stretch. Of course, there were nuances to the argument, but a long statement with a bunch of caveats wouldn’t be nearly as interesting or thought-provoking. Predictions have to push at the edges or people won’t pay attention. So, I figured it was time to step onto the ledge and make some predictions. (Society for New Communications Research Blog, May 2018)

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.2%
  • Brazil 0.8%
  • China 1.7%
  • Euro Area 0.6%
  • France 0.1%
  • Germany 0.3%
  • Global 0.5%
  • India 1.1%
  • Japan 0.3%
  • Korea 1.3%
  • Mexico 0.4%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.4%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website