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Director Notes is a series of online publications in which The Conference Board engages experts from several disciplines of business leadership, including corporate governance, risk oversight, and sustainability, in an open dialogue about topical issues of concern to member companies.

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The Role of the Board in Accelerating the Adoption of Integrated Reporting
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) December 9, 2011 - A new Director Note, released by The Conference Board, "examines the concept of integrated reporting and its current state of adoption around the globe. It also discusses the benefits to both companies and society and recommends ways boards can help their organizations accelerate the implementation of...
Dec 9, 2011 9:15 AM ET
Making the Business Case for Corporate Philanthropy
The Conference Board has released a Director Notes report on increasing the accountability and transparency of corporate giving programs. For detailed recommendations and examples of corporate-giving success and failures, see the complete report: ...
Aug 8, 2011 3:00 PM ET
Measuring the Effects of Corporate Social Responsibility
As business organizations increasingly invest in corporate social responsibility (CSR), it becomes critical to accurately examine the effects of these endeavors. In particular, business leaders should be able to rely on a coherent set of metrics to assess and prioritize the goals of different stakeholders—the ultimate beneficiaries of CSR programs—and to regularly evaluate progress made by...
Apr 15, 2011 12:00 AM ET
Building Sustainable Integrity into Organizational Strategy and Operations
Most companies claim that integrity is foundational to their mission. In practice, however, it is becoming increasingly difficult to protect a company’s reputation. Learn more at
Apr 15, 2011 12:00 AM ET
New Report Contains Recommendations on Adopting Effective CSR Communication Strategies
In today’s business world, it is imperative that directors and senior executives understand the communication challenges of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program as well as the sustainability activities that make up the program, The Conference Board said in a report published today.   To read the complete report, click on the following link: ...
Mar 28, 2011 12:00 AM ET