The Conference Board, Inc.

The Conference Board Human Capital Center

Challenge

We recognized the great benefits of developing and retaining diverse talent throughout the organization, including our locations in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, particularly as a premier provider of research, data, and programs for Fortune 500 companies on best practices in the area of Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Human Capital Analytics, and Employee Engagement.

Actions

We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth and development in their roles or new roles that open within the organization, including a generous Tuition Reimbursement program. Our Talent Development efforts include performance goals for all managers in the areas of training and development of staff to develop leaders. A number of our Senior Managers, including Executive Committee members, began their careers with The Conference Board in smaller roles and have been promoted up the ranks or, with The Conference Board’s generous Tuition Reimbursement Program, have obtained advanced degrees at premier universities and graduate schools, to further progress in their careers.  The Conference Board also curates research, hosts conferences, and provides numerous programs for Fortune 500 companies around the world to learn, share and expand best practices in the area Leadership Development, Talent Management, Employee Engagement.

See https://www.conference-board.org/centers/EmployeeEngagement/; https://www.conference-board.org/centers/TalentManagement/; and https://www.conference-board.org/centers/HumanCapitalAnalytics/, for a list of blogs, annual conferences, webcasts, and other efforts promoted by The Conference Board, Inc.

Outcomes

Many of The Conference Board’s managers were promoted from within, including several members Senior Management.

Contact

Jennifer Tarlow: SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

The “CEO Action for Inclusion” pledge includes establishing programs and initiatives around diversity and inclusion. We know that many companies are still developing their strategies, and The Conference Board employs robust strategies within, while also providing numerous programs for Fortune 500 companies around the globe to learn, share and expand best practices. The Conference Board, Inc. hosts numerous annual conference events on Leadership Development, Talent Management, and Employee Engagement, as numerous related peer council groups where senior level employees at Fortune 500 companies meet in person and via virtual meetings to share best practices and improve performance in these areas. See https://www.conference-board.org/centers/EmployeeEngagement/; https://www.conference-board.org/centers/TalentManagement/; https://www.conference-board.org/centers/HumanCapitalAnalytics/; and https://www.conference-board.org/centers/StrategicHR/, for a list of blogs, annual conferences, webcasts, and other efforts offered by The Conference Board, Inc.

Steve Odland, CEO of The Conference Board, Inc.Steve Odland, CEO of The Conference Board, Inc.

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