Corporate Affairs Professionals Indicate an Appetite for Activism Among Companies
Perceived Appetite for Corporate Activism, 2021
A majority of Corporate Affairs professionals – nearly three-quarters – feel that their company is interested in taking a public advocacy position on issues.
This view is shared by experts across industries, with a stronger appetite for corporate activism in the food, agriculture, and forestry sector (80%). Those in financial and professional services perceive a slightly lower interest in corporate activism from their organizations (67%).
This suggests that companies are increasingly aware of their role in managing global challenges and seeking opportunities to drive impact on issues that relate to their business.