The Climate Decade: Ten Years to Deliver the Paris Agreement

A GlobeScan-SustainAbility Survey We are entering the climate decade. A ten year period where our collective actions will determine the kind of world our children and grandchildren will inherit. Since the launch of the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015, every two years GlobeScan and SustainAbility have asked global experts to assess progress towards reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. In the time since our first report was released in 2015, and second report in 2017, urgency has grown. The International Panel … “The Climate Decade: Ten Years to Deliver the Paris Agreement”

To Remain Competitive Companies Must Become Carbon Neutral Within A Decade

2020 Survey of Sustainability Experts 11 February 2020 – Released today at the flagship GLOBE conference in Vancouver, findings of a new report “The Climate Decade: Ten Years to Deliver the Paris Agreement” by GlobeScan and SustainAbility, show that experts see the coming decade as crucial for companies to make significant progress on their emissions targets in order to remain competitive. Two-thirds (67%) of experts across 66 countries say that companies need to become carbon neutral by 2030 or sooner to … “To Remain Competitive Companies Must Become Carbon Neutral Within A Decade”

Why NGOs Top the List of Those Advancing Sustainable Development

Sustainability leadership by NGOs is well recognized around the world as the type of organization that has contributed the most toward sustainable development since the Rio Earth Summit. While this finding from our latest Sustainability Leaders Survey of experts is neither new nor surprising (NGOs have ranked as a leading institution since we began tracking this measure in 2009), NGOs’ steady commitment to collaboration, engagement and advocacy is celebrated despite them often being under-resourced. Meanwhile, the United Nations has seen an 11-point … “Why NGOs Top the List of Those Advancing Sustainable Development”

The 2019 GlobeScan / SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Report

About the Survey As part of the the 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey, we asked over 800 experts representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 78 countries to evaluate the progress that institutions have made since the 1992 Earth Summit. We also analyze expert views on which companies are considered to be leading on integrating sustainability into their business strategy, as well as which NGOs are making the largest contribution to advancing the sustainable development agenda. Introduction The 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders … “The 2019 GlobeScan / SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Report”

The 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Webinar

About the Survey As part of the the 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey, we asked over 800 experts representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 78 countries to evaluate the progress that institutions have made since the 1992 Earth Summit. We also analyze expert views on which companies are considered to be leading on integrating sustainability into their business strategy, as well as which NGOs are making the largest contribution to advancing the sustainable development agenda. To help launch the 2019 Sustainability … “The 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Webinar”

The 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Top Sustainability Leaders

Unilever, Patagonia, and IKEA are the Most Recognized Sustainability Leaders Findings from the just-released 2019 Leaders Survey by GlobeScan and SustainAbility show that, while still trailing Unilever, Patagonia and IKEA have made substantial gains in recognition for sustainability leadership over the past year. The gap between the top tier and second tier in this annual ranking has narrowed, as Unilever’s long-standing dominance has declined. Download the full report Watch the webinar About the Sustainability Leaders Survey The Leaders Survey has … “The 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Top Sustainability Leaders”

Are We Actually Making Progress on the SDGs?

In 2015, United Nations member states, together with civil society and business, came together to prepare a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outline 17 areas where we need to make a collective effort and provide a useful sustainability framework for business and other actors. We have a decade until the 2030 deadline and businesses are increasingly committing to the goals in a public way. While there are … “Are We Actually Making Progress on the SDGs?”

Evaluating SDG Progress: Survey Highlights from GlobeScan and SustainAbility

On March 26, GlobeScan and SustainAbility hosted a webinar to discuss findings of an assessment of 400 experts on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), featuring the following panelists: Kavita Prakash-Mani, Global Conservation Director, WWF International Kris Douma, Head of Strategic Projects, UNPRI Nicola J. Acutt, Ph.D., Vice President, Sustainability Strategy, VMware Aiste Brackley, Senior Manager, SustainAbility Eric Whan, Director, GlobeScan The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey is the longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development … “Evaluating SDG Progress: Survey Highlights from GlobeScan and SustainAbility”

Evaluating Progress on the SDGs

This latest GlobeScan-SustainAbility Survey explores global sustainability expert views about progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2017, we polled sustainability experts and asked them to evaluate progress on sustainable development and specifically the SDGs. Two years later, we have once again asked experts to evaluate progress on individual SDGs, rank their relative urgency and share insights into the priorities within their own organizations. We also asked which specific Goals individual corporate sectors should focus on. More than 450 experienced professionals from North America, … “Evaluating Progress on the SDGs”

The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey | Webinar Recap

We recently hosted two regional webinars to discuss the results of The 2018 Sustainability Leaders survey. Download the full report here. The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey is the longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development leadership for over 20 years. In our latest survey, we analyze the viewpoints of over 700 sustainability experts. Pressing sustainability questions that were discussed included: Which companies and NGOs do experts believe are leading the sustainability agenda? What key factors … “The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey | Webinar Recap”