The 2022 GlobeScan / SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Report & Webinar

About the 2022 Sustainability Leaders Survey Findings from the 2022 Sustainability Leaders Survey, by GlobeScan and The SustainAbility Institute by ERM, finds that sustainability leadership is increasingly being measured by evidence of action, impact, and above all the integration of sustainability into business strategy. This year’s findings draw from more than 700 sustainability experts who once again came together from over 70 countries. Just as the pandemic begins to feel more under control, a new disruption hit the world in … “The 2022 GlobeScan / SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Report & Webinar”

Report | Leading Regenerative Brands: Five Paradigm Shifts to Thrive in a World in Flux

As we emerge from the pandemic and navigate the compounding impacts of climate change, racial injustice, economic inequality, societal divisions, violence and war, brand leaders are facing profound paradigm shifts in dynamics of power, space, time, leadership, and relationships that create new challenges – and opportunities – for business leadership and impact. In a new report by BBMG and GlobeScan, Leading Regenerative Brands: Five Paradigm Shifts to Thrive in a World in Flux, we share a vision for regenerative leadership inspired by a … “Report | Leading Regenerative Brands: Five Paradigm Shifts to Thrive in a World in Flux”

Case Study Series | Communicating Food Sustainability Information to Consumers

Under the umbrella of the One Planet Network Consumer Information Programme, GlobeScan has worked with UNEP and WWF to develop a research project to improve our understanding of how the provision of sustainability information can influence consumers’ food choices. The aim of the project is to support the development of effective food sustainability information tools by documenting best practices in communicating food sustainability credentials to consumers. A series of eleven case studies have been published showcasing approaches by companies and … “Case Study Series | Communicating Food Sustainability Information to Consumers”

Report | Retrofitting the Property Sector: Future-Proofing Buildings, Health & Net Zero

Leading property technology platform, Plentific, in partnership with GlobeScan, have published the findings of an in-depth report assessing the challenges associated with retrofitting the property sector to meet tough climate change targets. Some 26 million homes in the United Kingdom will need retrofitting by 2050 and leading experts from housing organisations such as Peabody, Aster Group, Notting Hill Genesis and Clarion have provided their insights about the road ahead.  The challenge is clear: buildings account for 30%-40% of the energy … “Report | Retrofitting the Property Sector: Future-Proofing Buildings, Health & Net Zero”

Diversity & Sustainable Living: Global Public Opinion Research on How Different Populations Engage on Sustainability

These are the key findings from GlobeScan’s latest global opinion research report on how different populations engage on sustainability: The composition of minority groups varies across markets surveyed Globally, among the 30 markets surveyed, around 20 percent say they are part of one or more minority groups. Some markets are very diverse, such as India, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa, where more than 30 percent are self described minorities. Hong Kong, Italy, Portugal, and Russia are the least diverse of … “Diversity & Sustainable Living: Global Public Opinion Research on How Different Populations Engage on Sustainability”

Reinforcing the Need for Long-term Purposeful Business in a Capitalist Society: Analysis of Larry Fink’s Annual Letter to CEOs

Larry Fink, CEO and Chairman of BlackRock, published his much-anticipated 10th annual Letter to CEOs in January 2022. BlackRock is the world’s largest investment management firm and the first public asset manager to have US $10 trillion in assets at the beginning of 2022. The letter is addressed to the CEOs of the companies in which BlackRock invests, on behalf of its clients, and lays out Fink’s expectations for how these businesses are managed. This year, Fink uses his letter … “Reinforcing the Need for Long-term Purposeful Business in a Capitalist Society: Analysis of Larry Fink’s Annual Letter to CEOs”

GlobeScan Global Public Opinion Research on Nature

Findings from GlobeScan’s latest global opinion research on nature show that there is a gap between growing concern and high expectations from the public, and perceived performance of most actors in protecting nature and wildlife. Concern about the loss of animal and plant species has been increasing steadily over the past eight years; with a majority of people now believing that the loss of biodiversity is a very serious global problem.       Many people feel a strong bond with nature, as … “GlobeScan Global Public Opinion Research on Nature”

Five Consumer Insights to Activate Healthy and Sustainable Living in Asia-Pacific

Enabling consumers to live more healthy and sustainable lives is not only crucial for our collective future, but also an enormous opportunity for brands to build more trust, loyalty, and engagement with consumers. The Healthy & Sustainable Living global consumer insights research program was launched in 2019 to help companies better understand, engage, and mobilize consumers in this exciting yet challenging area of consumer engagement in sustainability. The 2021 study is the largest yet including over 30,000 interviews across 31 … “Five Consumer Insights to Activate Healthy and Sustainable Living in Asia-Pacific”

The Increasing Relevance of Leading a Healthy and Sustainable Lifestyle in India

The significant challenges that we have collectively faced over the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have once again put humanity to the test, and if the start of 2022 is any indication, we will need this resolve to navigate what could be another challenging year ahead. We have re-calibrated over the past 24 months, only to start from scratch and prioritize our personal and professional goals. Living with the changing shades of the pandemic is now a given. … “The Increasing Relevance of Leading a Healthy and Sustainable Lifestyle in India”

Retail Investors Show Strong and Growing Interest in ESG

Findings from GlobeScan’s latest public opinion research show that thirty-nine percent of retail investors around the world say they have invested with ESG in mind and another 39 percent say they have considered it. Shareholders in Asian markets (especially China, Thailand, and Vietnam) are most likely to have already bought or sold shares because of the company’s social and environmental responsibility approach.  Investment based on ESG considerations has increased over the past two decades in the G7 markets, where 37 … “Retail Investors Show Strong and Growing Interest in ESG”