Insight of the Week: Corporate Affairs Professionals Indicate an ​Appetite for Activism Among Companies​

A majority of Corporate Affairs professionals – nearly three-quarters – feel that their company is interested in taking a public advocacy position on issues.​

This view is shared by experts across industries, with a stronger appetite for corporate activism in the food, agriculture, and forestry sector (80%). Those in financial and professional services perceive a slightly lower interest in corporate activism from their organizations (67%).

This suggests that companies are increasingly aware of their role in managing global challenges and seeking opportunities to drive impact on issues that relate to their business.

Data source: Oxford-GlobeScan Global Corporate Affairs Survey Report 2021