Singer, Thomas

Thomas Singer is a researcher in corporate leadership at The Conference Board. His research focuses on corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues. In addition to his work at The Conference Board, Singer serves as an independent consultant advising on corporate sustainability strategy.

Prior to joining The Conference Board, Singer worked with Blu Skye Sustainability Consulting and SustainAbility, helping clients embed sustainability into their core business. Over his career, he has supported engagements with industry leaders across sectors, focusing on strategy development, opportunity assessment, competitive analysis, and stakeholder engagement.

He began his career as a management consultant with Kaiser Associates, advising clients on white space opportunities, competitive analysis, and benchmarking. Singer is a graduate of Tufts University.

Posts by Singer, Thomas

  • Chart of the Week: Employee Corporate Social Responsibility Training (04.17.14 )

    By Thomas Singer, Researcher, The Conference Board Few companies include corporate social responsibility (CSR) training as part of their employee training programs. Only 9 percent of S&P Global 1200 companies and 5 percent of S&P 500 companies reported offering CSR training. Companies in the utilities sector were most likely to include CSR training for their […]

  • Chart of the Week: charitable contributions (01.08.14 )

    By Thomas Singer, Researcher, The Conference Board Data from Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition finds that U.S. companies remain the most generous, but they are not prone to disclosure of charitable giving. An analysis of disclosure by S&P Global 1200 companies shows that 42 percent reported their total giving to charity, compared to just over one-quarter […]

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