Benefits of Remote Working Through Online Stakeholder Engagement Techniques

From cancelled conferences and social distancing to disrupted supply chains, not a corner of the global economy is immune to the spread of Coronavirus. Working remotely is growing steadily in popularity both voluntarily and by corporate directive. As more people avoid physical gatherings, GlobeScan is available to help organizations continue with ‘business as usual’ through our online stakeholder convenings, virtual collaborations and webinars. Catalyzing Action Through Collaboration Our unique Collaboration Forum platform brings stakeholder dialogue and collaboration to scale. Real-time, … “Benefits of Remote Working Through Online Stakeholder Engagement Techniques”

Five Reasons the Time Is Right to Help Consumers Live Healthy and Sustainable Lifestyles

For decades, well-meaning and erudite social scientists, marketers and their researchers, activists, and advertisers have all been searching for a magic wand. With just one wave, that wand would shift consumers’ choice calculus from socially and environmentally harmful decision making, to instinctive inclinations that would save the planet. They (and we count ourselves at GlobeScan among them) have thus far failed to find it. The reason why? The assumption that consumers would simply do the right thing if presented with morally “better” … “Five Reasons the Time Is Right to Help Consumers Live Healthy and Sustainable Lifestyles”

Pressure is on for Companies to Rapidly Address Climate Change

This is the decade for climate action, a decisive point where we need to take meaningful action to get climate change under control and get on track toward meeting the 1.5°C temperature goal of the Paris Agreement. Results from the newly released report by GlobeScan and SustainAbility, “The Climate Decade: Ten Years to Deliver the Paris Agreement” show that two-thirds (67%) of experts across 66 countries say that companies need to become carbon neutral by 2030 or sooner to remain competitive. … “Pressure is on for Companies to Rapidly Address Climate Change”

Best of 2019 Highlights

As we come to the end of the year, we close out 2019 with a review of our ten most widely read posts of the year. The GlobeScan community gravitated toward our contributions on the Sustainable Development Goals, corporate purpose, transparency, wildlife conservation, sustainable lifestyles, and leadership. We enter the next decade with an energized sense of living our purpose of building trusted leadership to create a better future.  We look forward to working together in 2020 to help build … “Best of 2019 Highlights”

Trust in Business: A GlobeScan Insight

Business’s social license to operate is eroding in Europe and North America There is a growing divide between developed and emerging markets in terms of people’s trust in business to act in society’s best interest. Those in developed markets are losing trust in global companies, while people in emerging markets remain generally more trusting of business. Trust in big business has fallen in recent years in the OECD member countries that GlobeScan has tracked over time. In Germany, fewer people … “Trust in Business: A GlobeScan Insight”

All In: An Introduction to the Book

All In presents a roadmap for tens of thousands of businesses globally who have yet to embed sustainability in their corporate strategies. It outlines an approach to leadership critical to future business success and ensuring a better world for all. All In is based on two decades of GlobeScan-SustainAbility Leaders Survey research with sustainability experts from more than 80 countries as well as more than 40 interviews with former, current and future corporate leaders including Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Lise Kingo, Paul Polman, Jeff Immelt, … “All In: An Introduction to the Book”

Consumers Need More Affordable Access to Healthy and Sustainable Living

New research in the United States and across 25 countries reveals significant opportunities for business and government to enable sustainable living for the benefit of both people and the planet. Results from GlobeScan’s Healthy & Sustainable Living Consumer Insights Study 2019 show that many Americans are very concerned about environmental issues and many are interested in leading healthy and sustainable lives, but few are able to do so effectively. People say they need government and business to help, not least … “Consumers Need More Affordable Access to Healthy and Sustainable Living”

SDG 11: Why Private Investment Must Step Up to Deliver Green, Resilient Cities

Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, and innovation. They are where we live, work, and play – and they are also home to most of the world’s population, which is expected to increase over the next few decades. Urban populations are expected to grow and change rapidly, posing significant challenges for affordability, climate change, and the economy. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide the world with a roadmap to a better future. While the initial launch of the Global … “SDG 11: Why Private Investment Must Step Up to Deliver Green, Resilient Cities”

How Can Transparency Help Deliver the SDGs

What are the opportunities for businesses, investors and partners? The UN Sustainable Development Goals (the SDGs) are ambitious and will take huge collaborative and international effort to achieve. Government action alone is not enough. So, how can the private sector actively contribute and what can be done to ramp up the participation of businesses around the world? ​Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the sustainability reporting standard setter, has joined forces with global power company Enel to research how business reporting can … “How Can Transparency Help Deliver the SDGs”

GlobeScan Recognized as a ‘Best For The World’ B Corp for Creating the Most Positive Impact for Employees

We are delighted to announce that GlobeScan has once again been named a ‘Best For The World’ honoree in recognition of the relationship we have with our employees and the significant positive impact we have created over the past year.  We rank in the top 10% of all B Corps in the worker impact area on the B Impact Assessment, for our corporate culture, work environment, worker health and safety practices, and other employee-centric policies and practices. ‘Best For The … “GlobeScan Recognized as a ‘Best For The World’ B Corp for Creating the Most Positive Impact for Employees”