Seven Years On From The Financial Crisis: Optimism in Africa but CSR Ratings Deficit Elsewhere

In our first blog post in this series, we looked at concerns about trust and confidence in banks and financial institutions showing no signs of diminishing more than seven years on from the financial crisis. In this blog we’ll explore how the industry has lost touch with its societal role in different parts of the world. For nearly 15 years, GlobeScan has been tracking global public opinion of how well the financial services sector fulfils its responsibilities to society. The … “Seven Years On From The Financial Crisis: Optimism in Africa but CSR Ratings Deficit Elsewhere”

Webinar Recap: The Changing Importance of NGOs as Stakeholders for Companies

Multi-stakeholder collaboration is increasingly positioned as a way to manage global risks, make progress and help companies and societies become more resilient. In turn, NGOs have become the ‘go to’ stakeholders for companies seeking to resolve product challenges, policy conflicts and bolster their public image. Is this a good thing, and does it actually work? On May 7, 2015, GlobeScan and SIGWATCH hosted a webinar on The Changing Importance of NGOs as Stakeholders for Companies. When reviewing the recording and slides … “Webinar Recap: The Changing Importance of NGOs as Stakeholders for Companies”