GlobeScan’s latest global opinion research, in collaboration with Akatu Institute, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, CVS Health, IKEA, Levi Strauss & Co., PepsiCo, Reckitt, Visa, and WWF International, and locally in Mexico with Global Compact Mexico, Nestlé, and C&A, shows that many people are keen on healthy and sustainable living, but few are able to execute. People say they need business and government to help, not least by providing products and services that make healthy and sustainable living easy … “Webinar | Healthy & Sustainable Living in Mexico”
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About the 2021 Sustainability Leaders Survey Findings from a new report 2021 Sustainability Leaders by GlobeScan and The SustainAbility Institute by ERM show sustainability experts believe the global pandemic will help draw attention to environmental challenges—but will also deepen socio-economic challenges such as poverty and inequality. The GlobeScan / SustainAbility Leaders Survey has tracked global expert opinions on the evolution of the sustainability agenda since 1997. The 25th edition of this report has taken place against the unprecedented backdrop of … “The 2021 GlobeScan / SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Report & Webinar”
On 9th June 2021, Reckitt and GlobeScan hosted a panel discussion and online forum on Accelerating Nature-based Solutions (or ecosystem solutions). This 90-minute online event comprised a livestream panel discussion followed by a moderated and interactive, text-based, online innovation jam where participants were able to connect with peers from around the world to share insights and ideas on the latest trends and perspectives on nature-based solutions, key opportunities and an assessment of the corporate role in accelerating nature-based solutions in the lead … “Panel Discussion and Online Forum on Accelerating Nature-based Solutions”
4 Imperatives for Regenerative Brands Over the past year, our relationship with food has been transformed in ways that many of us have never known. We’ve become reacquainted with our kitchens during the lockdown. We’ve learned just how fragile our food supply chains are. And new insights on issues from food insecurity and injustice to the environmental impact of how we eat have us reconsidering our relationships with food and the brands that deliver it to our plates. To help … “Report & Webinar | Radically Better Food”
On May 24, WWF and GlobeScan released the results of the most comprehensive research to date in the US and Asia on public understanding and perceptions about pandemics and their connection to wildlife trade and deforestation. Given COVID-19’s origin as a zoonotic disease – one that spreads from animals to humans – people’s perceptions and behavior around the purchase of wild animals as food, pets and luxury items are of particular interest to monitor during this time. In early 2021, … “Webinar | Public Perceptions about Pandemics and Their Links to Nature”
A new report by the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) and GlobeScan identifies the challenges to the European Green Deal’s implementation and provides policy recommendations for addressing them. The European Green Deal Barometer, launched on Thursday 29 April at an online conference, builds on the Think2030 survey, an expert consultation of nearly 300 sustainability experts from governments and regulators, NGOs, academia, research institutes and the private sector. Key findings 33% of respondents see the lack of commitment by the … “Member States Biggest Barrier to Green Deal Implementation, Say 1 Out of 3 Sustainability Experts”
Beijing, China – An annual consumer survey of the elephant ivory trade in China finds that demand for ivory continues to decrease since the country banned domestic trade in 2017 and is now less than half of pre-ban levels. Just 18 percent of consumers surveyed intend to purchase ivory in the future, a significant drop from 43 percent pre-ban. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and research organization GlobeScan, have conducted the largest consumer survey about the elephant ivory trade in China—2,000 people … “Demand for Elephant Ivory in China Drops to Lowest Level Since National Ban”
Five and a half years after the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or the Goals), findings from a new report Evaluating Progress on the SDGs by GlobeScan and the SustainAbility Institute by ERM show that sustainability practitioners continue to report poor progress towards each of the 17 Goals. On March 31 we hosted a webinar to discuss findings of this assessment of nearly 500 experts on progress toward the SDGs. Following a short overview of the study’s … “Webinar on SDG Progress: Survey Highlights from GlobeScan and the SustainAbility Institute by ERM”
To honor International Women’s Day 2021, Natura &Co (Avon, Natura, The Body Shop, and Aesop) and GlobeScan hosted a panel discussion and online forum on Addressing Gender Inequality in the Workplace and discussed how to make greater progress on SDG5. During this innovative dialogue we focused our discussion on how to accelerate progress on gender inequality and how women can be better supported in the workplace. We started with an expert panel discussion led by Alys Key from The i … “Panel Discussion and Online Forum on Addressing Gender Inequality in the Workplace”
Materiality assessments have been one of the most fundamental tools of corporate sustainability management in the last two decades. It initially grew out of – and is still closely associated with – reporting and disclosure, with the rise of ESG acting as a timely imperative to make materiality more strategic. It also provides a means of gauging stakeholder expectations, acting as a basis for decision-making. GlobeScan has been working with leading organizations globally to deliver evidence-led materiality assessments, and we … “Webinar | Materiality and Beyond: Unlocking Strategic Value and Impact”
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In the face of a prolonged pandemic and downturn, today’s burning question is not whether business needs to adapt to better serve society, but exactly how to start redesigning. In 2021, what actions do people expect from businesses? How can business adapt and foster more inclusive, sustainable growth, starting today? As a follow up to our 2020 webinar together, Shared Value Project Hong Kong and GlobeScan hosted a webinar discussion on 17 February 2021 to explore how the ‘New Normal’ … “Webinar | Rebuilding with Shared Value in The Great Reset”
Next gen insights, strategies and real world brand examples from BBMG, GlobeScan, Dave’s Killer Bread, and General Mills Our latest study finds people under age 30 are ready for a radical renewal of our economy and eager for bold brand leadership on issues from climate action to social justice. So how do we meet their needs? And what does leadership look like? On 9 February 2021 we hosted a webinar exploring headlines from BBMG and GlobeScan’s global public opinion study, perspectives … “Webinar | How to Build a Radically Better Future”
Human contact with wild animals increases the risk of zoonotic disease transmission, and COVID-19, which is believed to have originated from the consumption of wild animals, has shown the world just how serious this can be. However, this is not the first time Nigeria has suffered from past outbreaks of zoonotic diseases with HIV, Ebola and Lassa fever having all affected the country. To establish the level of urban bushmeat consumption in Nigeria and investigate the effects that COVID-19 is … “Webinar | Understanding and Addressing Urban Consumption of Bushmeat in Nigeria”
Consultation, engagement and collaboration are the backbone of many of the approaches seeking to tackle today’s most entrenched sustainability issues. Consulting stakeholders and encouraging them to represent their interests and expertise can give us a broader and more meaningful perspective, increasing our understanding of issues within a sector, and building consensus to define good practice. However, poor quality engagement leads to a sense of ‘consultation-fatigue’, and risks disenfranchising the very same groups it seeks to involve. The decision-making processes that … “Webinar | From Consultation To Collaboration: Stakeholder Engagement That Drives Systemic Change”
Every two years, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and GlobeScan conduct one of the largest seafood consumer surveys in the world, engaging over 20,000 consumers in 23 markets. This year’s results show high levels of concern for our oceans are driving a new wave of consumer activism, as conscious food consumers increasingly ‘vote with their forks’ to safeguard our oceans. We recently hosted three webinars across global time zones (see details below) between 10-12 November 2020. In these sessions, we … “Webinar | The Rise of the Conscious Food Consumer: COVID, Climate and Conservation”
COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the travel and tourism industry, with estimates ranging from 60% to 80% decline in international tourism for 2020, but the sector is preparing for a resumption of travel once the threat of the pandemic has subsided. In order to ensure that the renewal of international travel is a green recovery that doesn’t lead to an undoing of conservation gains made with travellers over the last few years, it is important to understand the … “Webinar | Ivory Consumption Among Chinese Travelers: Preparing for Post-COVID Tourism”
On 23 November 2020 we hosted a webinar to discuss the growing popularity of plant-based products and the fast growing marketing introductions of plant-based meat and beverages. We drew from our global and Asia Pacific research conducted during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic showing that consumers around the world are willing to change their behavior to become healthier and more sustainable. The webinar explored GlobeScan’s Healthy & Sustainable Living study, which was designed and launched with a range of partners … “Webinar | Going Mainstream: Alternative Meat and Plant Based Drinks”
The 2020 Healthy & Sustainable Living study was designed and launched with a range of partners including CVS Health, IKEA, PepsiCo, Visa, and WWF International to help organizations better understand the mindsets of global consumers and what enables them or prevents them from living in a healthier and more sustainable way. The 27-market study was conducted in June 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In total, 27,000 people took part in the global study that asked them about attitudes, … “Webinars | Healthy & Sustainable Living in a Global Pandemic”
IKEA Retail (Ingka Group) and GlobeScan hosted a webinar on 15 October 2020 to explore learnings from our research project on the state of equality in society, the home and at work across the world. In this webinar Peter List, Global Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, IKEA and Caroline Holme, Senior Director, GlobeScan presented insights from our global expert and public opinion research. We also highlighted the next steps in the IKEA journey on equality. We were delighted to … “Webinar | Equality at Home and Work, with IKEA and GlobeScan”
On 29 September, GlobeScan hosted a webinar to help better understand the evolving social contract between business & society as we navigate challenging and disruptive times. GlobeScan shared some of its latest Radar trends from its new 27-country public opinion study on views of business, government and NGOs, issues tracking, and shifting societal expectations. The following panel of diverse senior corporate leaders discussed the implications for companies: Francesca DeBiase, Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer, McDonald’s Mzilla Mthenjane, Executive Head, … “Webinar | Business & Society: Latest Societal Trends and Corporate Leadership”
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About the 2020 Sustainability Leaders Survey The 2020 Sustainability Leaders, a GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey, asked over 700 experts representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 71 countries to evaluate the progress of the sustainability agenda and the companies and organizations experts perceive to be leaders since 1997. We also analyze expert views on which companies are considered to be leading on integrating sustainability into their business strategy, as well as which NGOs are making the largest contribution to advancing … “The 2020 GlobeScan / SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Report & Webinar”
As part of a new Global Corporate Affairs partnership, Oxford University and GlobeScan are working together to help senior executives and corporate affairs leaders improve their impact of the corporate affairs function. On June 24th we hosted a webinar and collaboration forum to share the findings from our inaugural Corporate Affairs Survey 2020. The forum format comprised a 60-minute livestream webinar moderated by Rupert Younger, Director, Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation that included a presentation by Chris Coulter, GlobeScan … “Webinar and Online Discussion Forum on Oxford-GlobeScan Corporate Affairs Survey 2020 Findings”
On May 27, in partnership with Huawei, we hosted an informative webinar discussion about how progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be impacted in this post COVID-19 reality and the role of technology. During the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been many conversations, webinars, and convenings on how the world is changing and how we are adapting. In this webinar, we looked more long-term – how business and society can respond to the emerging new reality, using the … “Webinar Recap | Sustainability and Resilience: The World Post COVID-19 and the Role of Technology”
Best Practices on Business Responses to COVID-19 On 2 April 2020, GlobeScan hosted a special webinar and online collaboration forum on ‘Purposeful Leadership in a Time of Crisis’ during which we shared timely research on best practice across the world of business responding to the COVID-19 crisis, and explored what more businesses could be doing to demonstrate even more purposeful leadership. Webinar and Landscape Review GlobeScan captured and categorized hundreds of examples of actions by business across the world in … “Purposeful Leadership in a Time of Crisis | Research, Webinar, and Online Forum”