Webinar Recap: Results of our 20th anniversary GSS Leaders Survey

On Wednesday, May 14th, along with our partners at SustainAbility, we hosted a webcast on our 20th anniversary survey: The 2014 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Sustainability Leaders Report. Presenters Chris Coulter, CEO of GlobeScan, and Chris Guenther, Research Director at SustainAbility had a lively conversation about which companies our 900+ experts believe are leading the sustainability agenda in 2014. For the fourth year in a row, and by the largest margin yet, Unilever is regarded as the number-one corporate sustainability leader, with 33 … “Webinar Recap: Results of our 20th anniversary GSS Leaders Survey”

New Survey Helps Move “Materiality” Beyond the Buzzword

This article was originally published on GreenBiz.com, as part of our Proof Points blog series. 7 January 2014 – “Materiality” was 2013’s sustainability buzzword. This is largely due to the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 framework, launched in May, that moved the concept of materiality into the heart of sustainability reporting and consequently into the bedrock of sustainability strategy. According to the GRI, material issues are those that have “direct or indirect impact on an organization’s ability to create, preserve or erode economic, environmental and … “New Survey Helps Move “Materiality” Beyond the Buzzword”

Rate the Raters 2012: Polling the Experts

In this fifth phase of SustainAbility’s Rate the Raters initiative, GlobeScan contributes to a survey of 850 sustainability experts across 70 countries, on issues such as whether particular ratings are credible and why.