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Conference Board

Conference Board website: www.conference-board.org

The Conference Board is a "global, independent membership organization" for companies that "creates and disseminates knowledge about management and the marketplace".

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18 October 2012

[PDF] The Business and Human Rights Review - Autumn 2012 - Issue 1

Author: Allen & Overy

The Business and Human Rights Review, published by Allen & Overy LLP’s Human Rights Working Group, seeks to...[provide] a forum for debate between business, academia, private practice lawyers, NGOs and international bodies. The inaugural issue...

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26 July 2010

U.S. Boards Lag on Sustainability

Author: Marcy Murninghan - Principal, Transition Group [USA]

Despite rapidly changing financial regulations, the emergence of coherent global standards for disclosure, and a record breaking year for sustainability shareholder resolutions, most American firms fall short [on integrating sustainability into their...

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Article
1 April 2005

[PDF] Working Group on Global Corporate Citizenship and Risk Assessment: Reducing Risk and Building Support in Turbulent Times

Author: Conference Board & Future 500

As a working group participant, you will have the opportunity to assess your company’s citizenship performance and risk against other working group companies in a Corporate Accountability Practice (CAP) Gap Audit...How do leading companies embed...

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Article
23 January 2005

[PDF] Working Group on Global Corporate Citizenship and Risk Assessment: Reducing Risk and Building Support in Turbulent Times [Apr-Oct 2005]

Author: Conference Board & Future 500

As a working group participant, you will have the opportunity to assess your company’s citizenship performance and risk against other working group companies in a Corporate Accountability Practice (CAP) Gap Audit...How do leading companies embed...

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Article
7 September 2004

Growing Scientific Evidence Of Global Warming Becoming An ‘Urgent Priority’ For Business Leaders

Author: Conference Board

Corporate boards will be increasingly expected to evaluate potential risks associated with climate change, says the report. It adds: “The frequently cited ‘Enron effect’ will likely result in increased pressure on boards to evaluate potential costs...

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  • Related companies: BP
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8 April 2004

The Conference Board Announces a Web Seminar on: International Grantmaking - "How International Development Organizations Can Facilitate Corporate Social Investments and Sustainable Enterprises"

Author: Conference Board

April 8, 2004, 2:00-3:30pm EST [New York time] [participants from United Way International, IBM, O'Brien & Associates, Procter & Gamble]

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Article
25 March 2004

The Conference Board Announces a Web Seminar on: Measuring Diversity

Author: Conference Board

Thursday, March 25, 2004, 1:30-3:00pm New York time - a 90-minute Webcast [includes participants from Boeing, Merck, Novations Group, Food Lion (part of Delhaize)]

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Article
18 June 2003

Top Ethics Officers Say They Don't Train Their Boards in Ethics [USA]

Author: RTO Online

Despite a continuing wave of ethical lapses in major corporations, large numbers of ethics officers say their boards of directors have never received training in ethics or compliance issues, The Conference Board reports in a survey released today.

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Article
22 May 2003

Corporate America Less than Halfway to Gender Parity [USA]

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

A Conference Board report documents the evident and the less-apparent obstacles to achieving male-female equality in the workplace.

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19 May 2003

USA is less than halfway to gender equality in workplace

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