Business Forward welcomed Senator Michael Bennet for a conference call with business leaders both from Colorado and across the country. The senator discussed current business taking place in the Senate and shared lessons he learned as superintendent of Denver Public Schools about what makes business leaders effective advocates for reform.
Join us in conversation with David Foster, Distinguished Associate with Energy Futures Initiative and is the former Senior Advisor for Industrial and Economic Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy. David also serves on boards of Kaiser Aluminum and Evraz North America.
To view slides from the webinar or download the U.S. Energy and Employment Report, visit bit.ly/energyjobswebinar
How can the U.S. boost GDP by 10%? According to a recent study by S&P Global Ratings, the answer is women. Joining us in conversation this week is Beth Ann Bovino, Chief U.S. Economist at S&P Global Ratings. Listen to our discussion of the demographic and economic conditions that have led to a lag in U.S. workforce participation by women.
Peter Borish, Chief Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager, Quad Capital Management Advisors LLC, joined us to discuss the fundamentals of the economy, consumer trends, and areas of potential growth.
Here are the details:
WHAT: Webinar on the latest GDP estimate
WITH: Peter Borish, Chief Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager, Quad Capital Management Advisors LLC
WHEN: Friday, April 27 at 12:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. PT
Climate change is a growing concern for business leaders and policymakers alike. What should society do and spend today to protect future generations against the risks of carbon emissions?
Robert Litterman, founding partner of Kepos Capital, formerly led risk management at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He joined us to discuss the economic risks associated with climate change and market solutions for reducing carbon emissions.
On Friday, January 26, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its estimate of U.S. economic output for the last three months of 2017, as well as its year-end 2017 GDP numbers. That same day, Business Forward held our quarterly webinar on the U.S. economy.
Ed Keon, Managing Director of QMA, a PGIM Company, joined us to discuss the fundamentals of the economy, consumer trends, and areas of potential growth. Listen in on our conversation below, and follow along with the slides.
This week, Business Forward welcomed pollsters Christine Matthews and Margie Omero to discuss our survey on eliminating obstacles for women in the workplace.
As the nation turns its eyes toward the real and problematic harassment women face in the workplace, employers across the country are trying to understand the challenges – workplace, systemic, legal – that make it harder for women than men to advance professionally. A recent study by S&P found that the U.S. could add five to 10 percent to the GDP by making it easier for women to stay in the workforce. But how?
Our conversation with Omero and Matthews offers insights into policies that would help professional women advance their careers.
Now that the U.S. Senate and House have passed their own tax bills, a conference committee will reconcile differences before each chamber votes again.
Mark Mazur from the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center discusses the differences between the two bills and how they would each affect small, medium, and large businesses and the economy in general.
Today’s workplace thrives on innovation, empowerment, and an open dialogue. But what happens when social discord and discussion seeps into the workplace, bringing with it polarizing views and sometimes intolerance? How are these trends affecting the workplace and how are organizations responding to this atmosphere? How can you ensure that your workplace enhances employee engagement and capitalize on your employees’ unique differences and experiences?
Bettina Deynes, Vice President of Human Resources for the Society of Human Resource Management, America's largest society of Human Resource professionals, discusses workplace trends and case studies and share strategies you can use to manage differing views and conflict among your employees, while promoting diversity of thought and inclusion.