We are rapidly approaching a climate tipping point where soon half the global population will likely feel they are greatly personally affected by climate change.
Over four in ten consumers globally now say they want to make major changes to how they live from both a health and environmental perspective
Perceived high cost is holding back large proportions of consumers from making the changes needed to live a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.
People’s understanding of sustainability and the impact of their own behaviors on the environment are currently quite limited compared to what is needed to address social and environmental challenges.
There is an increasing sense of consumer disempowerment and a growing reliance on systemic actors like government and industry to take on the burden of addressing climate change and other environmental issues.
Public support for the regulation of corporate sustainability has grown dramatically over the past two decades in many important markets globally.
People are more concerned about the effects of climate change than the potential dangers of AI on the world.
A majority of people associate climate change with socio-economic impacts such as aggravated poverty, limited access to water and food, and economic issues.
While a majority says the shift will have a positive impact on them and their family, this proportion is significantly smaller than those who say the shift is needed
The general public widely supports a range of solutions that address climate change and protect nature. Together with nature-based solutions like protecting forests, people are most supportive of education on climate change and shifting to agricultural practices that protect nature.