Insight of the Week: WWF Continues to Be Recognized as the NGO Leader in Sustainable Development

More than any other NGO, sustainability experts continue to recognize the World Wildlife Fund as the leader in sustainable development (named by 42%) followed by Greenpeace and organizations tied to the United Nations such as the Global Compact (15% each) and the World Resources Institute (14%).

Collaborations and stakeholder engagement most drive recognized leadership among NGOs according to experts surveyed – nearly half of those mentioning WWF as a leader say this is because of its collaboration and engagement efforts (48%) followed by its long-term commitment and experience (32%).

Source: GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey of 520 experts representing business, government, ​NGOs, and academia across 63 countries​ from March ‒ May 2023)​