More Than Four In Ten Consumers Globally Think Eating Plant-Based Food Will Replace Meat In The Next Decade

Grains of Truth Report: New EAT-GlobeScan global research also highlights consumers ahead of governments on role of food in climate change Forty-two percent of consumers worldwide think most people will likely be eating plant-based food instead of meat in the next ten years, according to a new global consumer research study conducted by GlobeScan, a global insights and advisory consultancy, and EAT, the science-based non-profit for global food system transformation. The report into healthy, sustainable, and equitable food also revealed that … “More Than Four In Ten Consumers Globally Think Eating Plant-Based Food Will Replace Meat In The Next Decade”

Global Public Agrees Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Poor People, Rich Countries Must Support Them to Deal with Effects of Climate Change  

There is overwhelming global agreement that the effects of climate change disproportionately affect the poor and three-quarters of people around the world say that rich countries must support them to deal with the effects of climate change, according to a recent global poll by Business Fights Poverty and GlobeScan. Key findings include: Eighty-four percent agree that the poor will suffer most from the impact of climate change, with almost half strongly agreeing (46%) and 38 percent somewhat agreeing. Public opinion … “Global Public Agrees Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Poor People, Rich Countries Must Support Them to Deal with Effects of Climate Change  “

Two in Three People are Prepared to Halve Their Consumption to Help Save the Planet

Two in three people now say they are willing to reduce their consumption by half to avoid environmental damage and climate change, especially those who have worried children at home, according to a new global consumer survey. The research shows that global concern about climate change is at an all-time high and that a majority of people living with children under the age of 18 say their children are very worried about environmental problems and climate change. People living in … “Two in Three People are Prepared to Halve Their Consumption to Help Save the Planet”

BBC: World Health Organization Says Further Research Needed on Pandemic’s Effect on Mental Health, Particularly for Younger People and Women

New research conducted for BBC World Service “shows the pandemic has a profound effect on the mental health of many people” according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and that “further research on mental health and COVID-19 among specific at-risk populations (younger people and women) is needed.” The poll of 31 countries and territories was conducted by GlobeScan for the BBC in June and July 2022 as the pandemic had receded in many countries. In total, almost 30,000 people around … “BBC: World Health Organization Says Further Research Needed on Pandemic’s Effect on Mental Health, Particularly for Younger People and Women”

Global Sustainability Community Comes Together To Support Ukraine

24-Hour Web-a-thon Event Explores the Future of the Sustainability Agenda and Raises Funds to Help Rebuild Civil Society in Ukraine Web-a-thon Recordings On 21st June, the global sustainability community came together for Sustainability for Ukraine to explore the future of sustainability, and the need for more collaborative, inclusive efforts to advance sustainable development. The event was a 24-hour continuous, online webinar, with 24 different panels and topics featuring over 90 speakers from around the world, who explored the current state … “Global Sustainability Community Comes Together To Support Ukraine”

Globescan Recognized as One of the Best For The World B Corps of 2022 for Governance

We are delighted to announce that GlobeScan has been named a ‘Best For The World 2022: Governance’ B Corp in recognition of our best practices and consistent efforts to positively impact all our stakeholders. We rank in the top 5% of all B Corps in our size group worldwide in the Governance impact area. Every year, B Lab recognizes the B Corps that have achieved the highest verified scores in the five impact areas evaluated on the B Impact Assessment. … “Globescan Recognized as One of the Best For The World B Corps of 2022 for Governance”

Survey Finds Sustainability Leadership is Now Defined by Evidence of Integration and Impact

23 June 2022: A new survey from the SustainAbility Institute by ERM and GlobeScan finds that sustainability leadership is increasingly being measured by evidence of action, impact, and above all the integration of sustainability into business strategy. The GlobeScan / SustainAbility Leaders survey, which questioned more than 700 sustainability professionals across 73 countries in March and April 2022, reveals a significant evolution in the way companies are assessed on their sustainability leadership. High-profile CEO engagement and strong communication around sustainability … “Survey Finds Sustainability Leadership is Now Defined by Evidence of Integration and Impact”

Sustainability for Ukraine | Global 24-hour Web-a-Thon on the Future of Sustainability and Fundraiser for Civil Society in Ukraine

Please join a global 24-hour web-a-thon on the future of sustainability and fundraiser for civil society in Ukraine – June 21 The war in Ukraine comes on top of a deluge of unprecedented global events that threaten to turn back progress on the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and undermine the well-being of people and the environment around the world. Starting on June 21, at 08.00 EST / 13:00 BST, the global sustainability community is coming together for … “Sustainability for Ukraine | Global 24-hour Web-a-Thon on the Future of Sustainability and Fundraiser for Civil Society in Ukraine”

Shoppers Change Buying Habits Amid Rising Eco-Anxiety About the Future of Oceans

New findings released today by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) show growing concern among the public around the world about the state of the world’s oceans, accompanied by a rise in those saying their buying habits can make a difference to this threat. The independent survey of attitudes to seafood and ocean health – carried out by GlobeScan in 23 countries and involving 25,000 people – is the largest of its kind in the world. It found that almost 90% … “Shoppers Change Buying Habits Amid Rising Eco-Anxiety About the Future of Oceans”

New Study Unveils Consumer Motivations for Exotic Pets in Japan

In-depth consumer research in Japan revealed that the sense of Iyashi (mental healing properties) and Kawaii (cuteness) people find in animals are the most significant underlying motivations for owning exotic pets. In the face of growing popularity of exotic pets globally, the study calls for consumer behaviour change through targeted communications and social mobilization. Among the many threats facing wildlife today, the international pet trade is recognized as a key factor in driving some species towards extinction. Exotic pet trade … “New Study Unveils Consumer Motivations for Exotic Pets in Japan”