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return to work

Workers Don’t Expect Return To Workplace By Year’s End

Remote work is gaining steam: New survey finds 33 percent question the wisdom of returning, report high productivity while working remotely.

Even After COVID-19, Execs Expect Remote Work Trend To Continue

Companies that had more remote workers before COVID-19 report that they are actually seeing increased employee productivity during the crisis, according to a new survey.

Business Leaders Concerned About Talent Shortages, Recession Risk

Chief executives around the world are heading into 2020 with concerns about the risk of a recession and their ability to attract and retain talent, according to The Conference Board.
Global Leadership Forecast 2018

Top Six Megatrends Changing The Workplace

The C-suite is more concerned about their people strategy than any other issues facing their organizations, according to the Global Leadership Forecast 2018.
economy

C-Suite Execs’ Recession Fears Fade, Talent Concerns Remain

CEOs are heading into 2018 with more optimism about the global economy, according to a new report from The Conference Board.
global productivity

Global Productivity: Decade-Long Decline Comes To A Halt

The predicted uptick in 2017 will be largely driven by faster demand from emerging markets; productivity growth is stronger in Europe than the U.S., according to The Conference Board.
labor-shortages

Labor Shortages To Have Uneven Effect Across U.S.

As demographic transformation continues, qualified workers are fast becoming scarce in many states, according to a new report from The Conference Board.
business-sustainability

Sustainability Initiatives Can Drive Corporate Revenue Growth and Innovation

Sustainability innovation is powering business growth: Between 2010 and 2013, revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91%, according to a new study from The Conference Board.
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Cracking The Code Behind The World’s Strongest Companies

New report from The Conference Board examines the DNA of high-performing organizations.
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The Conference Board And Committee For Economic Development To Merge

The Conference Board and the Committee for Economic Development (CED) joined forces at the beginning of 2015.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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