Report

Net-zero challenge: the supply chain opportunity

This report showcases the opportunity that all companies have for huge climate impact through action to decarbonize global supply chains.
Report

The future of the corporation: moving from balance sheet to value sheet

This report puts forward recommendations for companies to achieve effective stakeholder governance to assist them in dealing with the impact that stakeholder capitalism might have.
Report

Firm dynamics and productivity growth

This document assesses the state of knowledge about firm dynamics in New Zealand and answers the following questions: 1) why firms grow? 2) how firm performance affects aggregate productivity growth? (3) what role policy can play in improving productivity growth. The objective is to identify...
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Chief Executive Women ASX200 senior executive census 2020

Now in its fourth year, the CEW Census tracks the annual progress of female representation in the Executive Leadership Teams (ELTs) of Australia’s biggest public companies. This year's report finds that progress in the number of women reaching senior leadership positions in ASX200 companies has...
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New Zealand boards and frontier firms

This paper presents the findings from in-depth interviews with 22 executive and non-executive/ independent directors of New Zealand firms. The discussions focused on how boards make decisions that would foster growth, scale-up, innovation and internationalisation – all of which associated with higher productivity and are...
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UK co-op economy 2020: a report on the UK’s co-operative sector

The Co-op Economy is the nation’s only comprehensive report on the UK’s co-operative sector. It reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co-op enterprises across the UK.
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Sustainability for sceptics

Sustainability for Sceptics took place at King’s College London on February 6th, 2020. The aim was to bridge the gap between business and academia. This report details the output of the Panel discussion, the remarks from the Chairs of the working sessions and the output...
Draft report

Technology adoption by firms: technology change and the future of work

This report explores the policies to encourage technological adoption and how governments can better encourage technology uptake by firms and grow productivity.
Draft report

Educating New Zealand's future workforce: technological change and the future of work

This report explores how technological change will impact on the future of work. It identifies opportunities to improve the promotion of innovation and good practice across the education system.
Report

New Zealand Private Business Survey

This survey asked small and medium-sized companies (defined as those with annual revenues of $1million to $100 million) what their unique needs and challenges were in the current operating environment.