Asian cities – and Hong Kong in particular – are facing greater challenges than ever before. The economic downturn, ageing population and housing crisis are just a few of the complex issues challenging all facets of society. What actions do people expect from businesses? How can business adapt and foster more inclusive, sustainable growth? Creating Shared Value is a powerful approach that prompts business to rethink its long-term competitiveness while improving social and environmental conditions where it operates. How can … “Webinar Recap | Creating Shared Value: Business Models with Social Impact”
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From cancelled conferences and social distancing to disrupted supply chains, not a corner of the global economy is immune to the spread of Coronavirus. Working remotely is growing steadily in popularity both voluntarily and by corporate directive. As more people avoid physical gatherings, GlobeScan is available to help organizations continue with ‘business as usual’ through our online stakeholder convenings, virtual collaborations and webinars. Catalyzing Action Through Collaboration Our unique Collaboration Forum platform brings stakeholder dialogue and collaboration to scale. Real-time, … “Benefits of Remote Working Through Online Stakeholder Engagement Techniques”
Our February 18 webinar explored results from the latest edition of the GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey (GSS), which evaluates progress on addressing climate change generally, and specifically on corporate action and leadership. GSS is one of the longest-running expert surveys on sustainability-related topics of its kind. In the 2020 Climate Survey we analyzed the viewpoints of over 550 global sustainability experts representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 47 countries on a range of questions including: Importance of various societal … “The 2020 Climate Survey: Evaluating Progress on Climate Change | Webinar”
The Healthy & Sustainable Living study was designed and launched with a range of partners including GlobeScan, IKEA, P&G, PepsiCo, VF Corporation, Visa, Worldwide Brewing Alliance and WWF International to help companies better understand the barriers and enablers of living in a way that is good for people and the planet. The study surveyed 25,000 people across 25 countries to explore current understanding, concerns, expectations, and opportunities to support healthier and more sustainable lifestyles. GlobeScan is hosting a series of … “Healthy & Sustainable Living Webinars & Events”
On October 9th, following the September 24th global launch, GlobeScan and the Akatu Institute hosted a webinar on the new Healthy and Sustainable Living study. Focusing on the insights of the survey with Brazilian consumers, the webinar featured Hélio Mattar, president and founder of the Akatu Institute, Álvaro Almeida, Director of GlobeScan in Brazil, Lígia Camargo, Head of Sustainability and Communication at Danone Brazil, and Aron Belinky, an invited expert for the research analysis. This is a global project by … “Webinar Recap | Healthy and Sustainable Living in Brazil”
Overview Gen Z, the generation born in the late 1990s and early 2000s, is coming of age in a radically new world. In the face of income inequality, school violence, racial injustice and climate change, our youngest generation is standing up, speaking out and harnessing their courage and creativity to claim the future they want – and they aren’t waiting. From their personal passions to their career aspirations to their preferences for brands, Gen Z is proving that they give … “The Gen Z Reckoning | The Purposeful Generation”
About the Survey As part of the the 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey, we asked over 800 experts representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 78 countries to evaluate the progress that institutions have made since the 1992 Earth Summit. 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 sustainable development agenda. To help launch the 2019 Sustainability … “The 2019 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey | Webinar”
In May, GlobeScan’s CEO Chris Coulter visited our Hong Kong office and with several partners, we convened a series of events including a salon, a dinner with the University of Oxford China Office, and exclusive breakfast meetings with leaders in sustainability. As a new member of GlobeScan’s Asia-Pacific team who recently transferred from our North America headquarters, it was an amazing whirlwind week to see the range of companies in Asia-Pacific working toward leadership in sustainability. The events attracted more … “Is Your Company One of Asia-Pacific’s Global Sustainability Leaders?”
Our SDG Leadership Forum on Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (Goal 16) was held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. As part of our ongoing series of online dialogues, this SDG Leadership Forum for Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions offers an opportunity to discuss the role of business and society in making progress on Goal 16. In this global, online, text-based discussion, hosted live by Anglo American and GlobeScan, we will discuss the role of businesses and other stakeholders in the path toward … “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: Anglo American and GlobeScan to Host SDG 16 Leadership Forum”
Webinar Recap Hosted by USAID Wildlife Asia, USAID Saving Species and GlobeScan In this webinar, we explore how, where and why consumers purchase products derived from four animals: Rhinos Elephants Pangolins Tigers Our experts discuss evidence-based recommendations to help reduce the demand for these animal products among different consumer segments. The research is based on multiple wildlife consumer demand studies in China, Thailand and Vietnam. The results uncovered the beliefs, attitudes and values of consumers which drive them to buy … “How to Reduce Consumer Demand for Wildlife in Asia”
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On March 26, GlobeScan and SustainAbility hosted a webinar to discuss findings of an assessment of 400 experts on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), featuring the following panelists: Kavita Prakash-Mani, Global Conservation Director, WWF International Kris Douma, Head of Strategic Projects, UNPRI Nicola J. Acutt, Ph.D., Vice President, Sustainability Strategy, VMware Aiste Brackley, Senior Manager, SustainAbility Eric Whan, Director, GlobeScan The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey is the longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development … “Evaluating SDG Progress: Survey Highlights from GlobeScan and SustainAbility”
Join us for our SDG Leadership Forum on Clean Water and Sanitation (Goal 6) on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. As part of our ongoing series of online dialogues, this SDG Leadership Forum for Clean Water and Sanitation offers an opportunity to discuss watershed protection, water use efficiency and water access, with a focus on new ideas and how we can reach scale in these critical areas. In this global, online, text-based discussion, hosted live by AB InBev and GlobeScan, we will explore how … “AB InBev and GlobeScan to Host SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation”
On December 13, 2018, GlobeScan and Business Call to Action (BCtA) hosted a webinar to discuss the results of the 2018 State of Inclusive Business Survey. This dynamic and insightful conversation featured Stuart L. Hart – one of the world’s top authorities in inclusive business – who shared his reflections on the survey findings and answered your questions on the current and future state of inclusive business. The full panel included: Stuart Hart, Professor, University of Vermont’s Grossman School of Business … “Webinar Recap: The 2018 State of Inclusive Business Survey”
GlobeScan and Business Call to Action (BCtA) are delighted to invite you to a webinar on December 13 at 10am New York / 4pm Paris to discuss the results of the 2018 State of Inclusive Business Survey. Join us for a dynamic and insightful conversation with Stuart L. Hart – one of the world’s top authorities in inclusive business – who will share his reflections on the survey findings and answer your questions on the current and future state of inclusive … “Upcoming Webinar: The 2018 State of Inclusive Business Survey”
“In the next decade, I think the challenges we face will drive new technology innovation by necessity – we will need to apply technology to drive efficiency to address climate change, we will need to use technology to protect people and advance human rights. But to do this, it will require higher levels of collaboration and improved inclusivity in the technology industry moving forward.” How can technology companies help progress the SDGs through innovation? Join GlobeScan and VMware in our second session of … “Innovating with Purpose: Technology’s Role in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”
Join us for our SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 14 on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. As part of our ongoing series of online dialogues, the SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 14 (Life Below Water) offers an opportunity to explore the critical role that protection and restoration of ocean biodiversity can play in achieving the UN’s ambitious 2030 goals, and how different stakeholders can help ensuring healthy and productive oceans for both economic and environmental sustainable development. register for this upcoming … “The MSC, Nomad Foods, and GlobeScan to Host SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 14: Life Below Water”
To have a fighting chance of enduring success, businesses can no longer be half-hearted or tentative about sustainability. They now have to go All In. On October 10, we hosted a webinar with the authors of All In: The Future of Business Leadership, the new book that provides corporate leaders with the inspiration and guidance they need to fully embrace the opportunities and challenges of sustainability leadership. In this webinar, moderated by Christina Wong, Director, SustainAbility, the authors shared the key … “Webinar Recap | All In: The Future of Business Leadership, featuring Interface and Unilever”
Climate Action Starts At Home For many of us, climate change is a distant, complex issue that is difficult to understand. Most people recognise the problem and many are worried about it, but they can’t connect with how climate change will affect them personally and what they, as individuals, can do about it. As the world’s temperatures rise and consumer behaviour remains stuck at unsustainable levels, an urgent question for business, governments and civil society is: How can we engage … “IKEA Climate Action Study”
To have a fighting chance of enduring success, businesses can no longer be half-hearted or tentative about sustainability. They now have to go All In. Join our October 10 webinar with the authors of All In: The Future of Business Leadership, the new book that provides corporate leaders with the inspiration and guidance they need to fully embrace the opportunities and challenges of sustainability leadership. In this webinar, moderated by Christina Wong, Director, SustainAbility, the authors will share with you the … “Upcoming Webinar | All In: The Future of Business Leadership, featuring Interface and Unilever”
IKEA Group (Ingka Holding B.V. and its controlled entities*) and GlobeScan are delighted to invite you to a webinar on September 25 at 8am New York / 2pm Stockholm / 8pm Hong Kong to share the learnings from Climate Action Starts At Home – our research study conducted with thousands of people across the world. In this webinar Pia Heidenmark-Cook, Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA Group and Chris Coulter, co-CEO of GlobeScan will present insights from our study and discuss their implications … “Upcoming Webinar with IKEA Group | Climate Action Starts At Home”
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GlobeScan is pleased to have recently completed a second comprehensive study of seafood consumers globally for The Marine Stewardship Council. We surveyed more than 25,000 consumers in 22 countries and found that a large majority of consumers are increasingly demanding independent verification of sustainability claims in supermarkets (72% this year compared to 68% in our first study in 2016). Key Findings from the 2018 Seafood Consumers Study: 70% of seafood consumers say that they would like to hear more from … “Seafood Consumers Want Less Pollution and More Fish in the Sea”
In many ways, the future of our world will be defined by Asia. With a ballooning economic growth rate and a leadership role in implementing alternative energy solutions, the GlobeScan Hong Kong team recently hosted two key events with thought leaders to discuss how to accelerate the drive towards a more sustainable, better world. Our first event was hosted by Dream Impact, a community of socially minded entrepreneurs who share the same vision in creating collective social impact through business and … “All-In in Asia: The Future of Business Leadership”
We recently hosted two regional webinars to discuss the results of The 2018 Sustainability Leaders survey. Download the full report here. The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey is the longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development leadership for over 20 years. In our latest survey, we analyze the viewpoints of over 700 sustainability experts. Pressing sustainability questions that were discussed included: Which companies and NGOs do experts believe are leading the sustainability agenda? What key factors … “The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey | Webinar Recap”
On May 31, GlobeScan and SC Johnson hosted an English/Spanish webinar, with a focus on Latin America, on how companies are raising the bar for transparency and why it matters. (See the recap of the Brazil-focused webinar from May 10 here) Chris Coulter, co-CEO of GlobeScan moderated the engaging conversation and shared his own insights from GlobeScan’s 20 years of global tracking on the sustainability agenda, and why fostering transparency is a defining characteristic of leadership. Kelly Semrau, Senior Vice President … “Webinar Recap | Making the Case for Building Trust Through Transparency (LatAm)”