Webinar Recap: Results of our 20th anniversary GSS Leaders Survey

On Wednesday, May 14th, along with our partners at SustainAbility, we hosted a webcast on our 20th anniversary survey: The 2014 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Sustainability Leaders Report. Presenters Chris Coulter, CEO of GlobeScan, and Chris Guenther, Research Director at SustainAbility had a lively conversation about which companies our 900+ experts believe are leading the sustainability agenda in 2014.
For the fourth year in a row, and by the largest margin yet, Unilever is regarded as the number-one corporate sustainability leader, with 33 percent of expert respondents identifying the company (up 8 points from 2013) as a “leader in integrating sustainability into its business strategy.” Nearly one in ten (9%, down 5 points) mention Patagonia, 7 percent mention Interface (down 4 points) and 6 percent point to M&S. Other companies named to the top 12 include: Nestle, Natura, Nike, GE, Walmart (down 5 points), Puma, IKEA (first time in top 12 list since 2004) and Coca Cola.
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The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey offers a unique, collaborative platform that uses research-driven insights, including targeted surveys of the most influential thought leaders in the sustainability arena from over sixty countries, to explore the biggest sustainability challenges.