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”

New Global Poll Shows Growing Public Support for a Carbon Tax

With the COP26 climate summit under way in Glasgow this week, a new global poll conducted for the BBC World Service shows increased public support for a carbon tax on the types of energy that most cause climate change, such as coal and oil/petrol, to encourage individuals and businesses to use less of these. The poll of 31 countries and territories was conducted by GlobeScan in June and July 2021. In total, more than 30,000 people were surveyed about their … “New Global Poll Shows Growing Public Support for a Carbon Tax”

New Global Poll ahead of COP26 in Glasgow Shows Growing Support for Governments to Take Strong Action on Climate Change

As national governments and others prepare to come together in Glasgow, Scotland, for the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference (COP26), a new global poll conducted for the BBC World Service shows that support for national governments leading on ambitious climate targets at next month’s summit has increased substantially from levels measured prior to the 2015 Paris Summit. The poll of 31 countries and territories was conducted by GlobeScan in June and July 2021. In total, more than 30,000 people … “New Global Poll ahead of COP26 in Glasgow Shows Growing Support for Governments to Take Strong Action on Climate Change”

Study Finds That Deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest Is a Serious Concern Worldwide

GlobeScan’s latest public opinion research shows that more than half of people across the world agree that deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is a very serious problem. People are more concerned about this than other world problems such as access to healthcare and unemployment. The survey of over 30,000 people in 31 countries, including Brazil, was conducted in June and July of 2021. Approximately 1,000 people in each country took part in the global study that asked them about their … “Study Finds That Deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest Is a Serious Concern Worldwide”

2021 Global Consumer Research Reveals Escalating Concerns about Climate Change and Threats to Forest Biodiversity

Among consumers, environmental concerns are becoming more important than ever and sustainability now rivals conventional factors such as price and brand as influencers of consumer shopping choices. Consumers want to make sustainability-focused purchasing decisions and trusted third party certification labels play an increasingly important role, new research reveals. According to research conducted by GlobeScan for the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) with 12,000 participants across 15 countries[1], consumers list climate change as their second most important global worry. When compared against … “2021 Global Consumer Research Reveals Escalating Concerns about Climate Change and Threats to Forest Biodiversity”