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Upcoming Webinar | Making the Case for Building Trust Through Transparency (LatAm)

GlobeScan and SC Johnson are delighted to invite you to a webinar on Thursday, May 31 at 9am CDT / 10am EST for an engaging conversation on how companies are raising the bar for transparency and why it matters. We’ll share with you insights from GlobeScan’s 20 years of global tracking on the sustainability agenda, with a focus on Latin America, and why fostering transparency is a defining characteristic of leadership. You’ll hear how SC Johnson – maker of trusted household products … “Upcoming Webinar | Making the Case for Building Trust Through Transparency (LatAm)”

Upcoming Webinar | The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey

GlobeScan and SustainAbility are delighted to invite you to a webinar to discuss the results of The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Join us for a dynamic and insightful conversation with global thought leaders who will share their insights on the 2018 survey findings and answer your questions on the current and future state of sustainability leadership. For your convenience, we are hosting separate webinars for Americas/EMEA and Asia Pacific audiences. We hope you can join us! On June 19, our Americas/EMEA webinar … “Upcoming Webinar | The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey”

Webinar Recap | Making the Case for Building Trust Through Transparency (Brazil)

On May 10, GlobeScan and SC Johnson hosted our first dual language webinar on how companies are raising the bar for transparency and why it matters. The lively discussion was moderated by Álvaro Almeida, Director, Brazil, GlobeScan. Chris Coulter, co-CEO of GlobeScan shared insights from GlobeScan’s 20 years of global tracking on the sustainability agenda, with a focus on Brazil, and why fostering transparency is a defining characteristic of leadership. Kelly Semrau, Senior Vice President – Global Corporate Affairs, Communication and … “Webinar Recap | Making the Case for Building Trust Through Transparency (Brazil)”

Upcoming Webinar | FSC and GlobeScan on Targeting Untapped Global Consumer Demand for Sustainably-Sourced Products

Consumers have high expectations that the forest products they buy are sourced responsibly and free from deforestation. In fact, research conducted by FSC and GlobeScan in 2017 indicates that this was one of the most important factors affecting the purchasing decisions of consumers worldwide. However, despite these expectations, the research uncovered a significant trust gap. Whilst 79% of consumers expect companies to ensure that the products they sell do not contribute to deforestation, only a quarter (26%) have a lot … “Upcoming Webinar | FSC and GlobeScan on Targeting Untapped Global Consumer Demand for Sustainably-Sourced Products”

3M and GlobeScan to Host SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Join us for the SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 8 on Wednesday 13th June 2018. As part of our ongoing series of online dialogues, the SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) is a chance for us to make a significant impact together and advance progress on the Global Goals. The UNDP describes the importance of Goal 8 well: “Over the past 25 years the number of workers living in extreme poverty has declined dramatically, despite the lasting … “3M and GlobeScan to Host SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth”

Upcoming Webinar | Making the Case for Building Trust Through Transparency (Brazil)

GlobeScan and SC Johnson are delighted to invite you to a webinar on Thursday, May 10 at 11am São Paulo / 10am New York for an engaging conversation on how companies are raising the bar for transparency and why it matters. We’ll share with you insights from GlobeScan’s 20 years of global tracking on the sustainability agenda, with a focus on Brazil, and why fostering transparency is a defining characteristic of leadership. You’ll hear how SC Johnson – maker of trusted household … “Upcoming Webinar | Making the Case for Building Trust Through Transparency (Brazil)”

Corporate Sustainability Leadership: Past, Present and Future Trends

On February 15, the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business and GlobeScan co-hosted a panel discussion titled, “Corporate Sustainability Leadership: Past, Present and Future Trends”. Moderated by GlobeScan co-CEO Chris Coulter, who provided context throughout from GlobeScan’s expert stakeholder research on sustainability leadership, this informative panel conversation featured reactions and insight from corporate leaders at McDonald’s and PepsiCo. Watch the full recording of the event below, featuring: Jon Banner, EVP Communications, PepsiCo Francesca DeBiase, Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer, McDonald’s … “Corporate Sustainability Leadership: Past, Present and Future Trends”

GlobeScan Launches SDG Leadership Series of Online Stakeholder Collaboration Forums: Partnerships and Health

In March, GlobeScan launched our SDG Leadership Series of open, interactive, online collaboration forums on each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Our first Forum, hosted by Unilever, laid the foundations for the whole series with a focus on Partnerships for the Goals (#17). The event started with a video message from CEO Paul Polman and the discussions that followed explored how partnerships can help fund the Goals and scale up social entrepreneurs. The overall learning was that a successful … “GlobeScan Launches SDG Leadership Series of Online Stakeholder Collaboration Forums: Partnerships and Health”

Espresso Webinar Recap | Building Social Capital in a Volatile and Uncertain World

The risk environment that faces global business is usually well mapped, from an operations perspective. Yet, this operational readiness masks a lack of preparedness in front of other types of external risks – ones that are more unpredictable and macro-societal in nature. On March 21, Christophe Guibeleguiet (co-CEO) and Lionel Bellier (Associate Director) from GlobeScan, and special guest Cécile Duprez-Naudy, Global Advocacy Lead at Nestlé hosted ‘Building Social Capital in a Volatile and Uncertain World’: an engaging 30-minute webinar discussion around … “Espresso Webinar Recap | Building Social Capital in a Volatile and Uncertain World”

Upcoming Espresso Webinar | Building Social Capital in a Volatile and Uncertain World

The risk environment that faces global business is usually well mapped, from an operations perspective. Yet, this operational readiness masks a lack of preparedness in front of other types of external risks – ones that are more unpredictable and macro-societal in nature. On March 21 at 12 pm EST / 4 pm GMT, we invite you to join Christophe Guibeleguiet (co-CEO), Femke de Man (Director), and Lionel Bellier (Associate Director) from GlobeScan, and special guest Cécile Duprez-Naudy, Global Advocacy Lead … “Upcoming Espresso Webinar | Building Social Capital in a Volatile and Uncertain World”

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Johnson & Johnson and GlobeScan to Host SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Join us for the SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 3 on Wednesday 28th March 2018. As part of our ongoing series of online dialogues, the SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 3 (Ensure Healthy Lives and Promote Wellbeing) is a chance for us to make a significant impact together and advance progress on the Global Goals. In this live, online, text-based discussion, hosted by Johnson & Johnson and GlobeScan, we will focus on capacity building and empowering women in the healthcare … “Johnson & Johnson and GlobeScan to Host SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being”

SDG Leadership Series of 17 Collaboration Forums

GlobeScan Leadership Forums The SDG Leadership Series is an open, online set of interactive events for stakeholders, hosted in the spirit of Goal #17: Revitalizing Global Partnerships for Sustainable Development. Over a period of two years we will have a series of 17 Forums with hundreds of stakeholders across the world. Each forum will focus on one global goal, connecting stakeholders to share ideas and action for making progress on the SDGs. The inaugural SDG Leadership Goal 17 Forum with … “SDG Leadership Series of 17 Collaboration Forums”

Webinar Recap | Mobilizing Women to Lead on the SDGs

On December 12 we hosted an engaging conversation on how business can invest in women to lead the way on the SDGs. We believe that by creating strategies and making investments that support women’s leadership on the SDGs, we’ll not only deliver on SDG 5 (Gender Equality), we’ll advance progress on all of the SDGs more quickly. In a discussion moderated by GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter, Gail Klintworth, Business Transformation Director, Business & Sustainable Development Commission, Katja Freiwald, Global Partnerships and Advocacy Director for … “Webinar Recap | Mobilizing Women to Lead on the SDGs”

Upcoming Webinar | Mobilizing Women to Lead on the SDGs

We are delighted to invite you to a webinar on December 12 at 11am ET / 4pm GMT for an engaging conversation on how business can invest in women to lead the way on the SDGs. We believe that by creating strategies and making investments that support women’s leadership on the SDGs, we’ll not only deliver on SDG 5/Gender Equality, we’ll advance progress on all of the SDGs more quickly. In a discussion moderated by GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter, Gail Klintworth, Business Transformation Director, Business … “Upcoming Webinar | Mobilizing Women to Lead on the SDGs”

Webinar Recap | Findings from the 2017 GSS Survey on Climate Change

We recently hosted two webinar on results from the latest edition of the GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey, which focused on climate change and progress made on the Paris Agreement. GSS is one the longest-running expert surveys on sustainability-related topics of its kind. In our latest report we analyze the viewpoints of about 400 global sustainability experts on a range of questions including: Almost two years after the Paris Agreement was signed, how much progress has been made against its goals and what barriers may … “Webinar Recap | Findings from the 2017 GSS Survey on Climate Change”

Upcoming Webinar | Beyond COP23: Findings from the 2017 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey on Climate Change

We are delighted to invite you to our November 22 webinar on results from the latest edition of the GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey (GSS), which focused on climate change and progress made on the Paris Agreement. Starting at 11am Hong Kong / 8:30am Mumbai / 2pm Sydney, the discussion will be led by Wander Meijer, Asia Pacific Director, GlobeScan, Andrew Petersen, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Business Australia, Rebecca Mikula-Wright, Climate Change & ESG Investment Consultant at the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), and Jeanne Ng, Director, Group Sustainability at CLP Power … “Upcoming Webinar | Beyond COP23: Findings from the 2017 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey on Climate Change”

Brand Purpose in Divided Times: Four Strategies for Brand Leadership

On October 10, along with our partners at BBMG, we hosted a webinar titled: Brand Purpose in Divided Times – Four Strategies for Brand Leadership. One of the greatest challenges facing brands today is the ability to connect deeply with consumers. This is particularly difficult in a context of low trust in business, shifting consumer expectations and more choice in a global economy. In order for brands to build trust and connect with consumers, a new approach is required that must … “Brand Purpose in Divided Times: Four Strategies for Brand Leadership”

Webinar Recap | Driving Change: A Conversation with Unilever on Creating a New Way of Doing Business

On 3 October 2017, Unilever and GlobeScan hosted a webinar conversation with Sue Garrard, EVP, Sustainable Business & Communications from Unilever, and Chris Coulter, co-CEO of GlobeScan. Their conversation explored where Unilever has come from, where the company is now and the future of sustainable business including the challenges and successes encountered along the way. They took a close look at the future of corporate leadership and what companies should be doing to keep their organizations ahead of the curve. … “Webinar Recap | Driving Change: A Conversation with Unilever on Creating a New Way of Doing Business”

Webinar Recap | Stakeholder Perceptions Towards Mining Industry: Opportunities and Challenges

On September 12, GlobeScan hosted a webinar with the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) to explore the latest perspectives on opportunities and challenges facing the sector. ICMM’s CEO Tom Butler and Research Manager Fernanda Diez were joined by GlobeScan co-CEO Chris Coulter and Associate Director Lionel Bellier for a lively and evidence-rich discussion on the mining industry’s progress towards sustainable development, and the role of ICMM in channelling industry leadership in responsible business practices. Drawing on GlobeScan’s primary research amongst ICMM’s stakeholders the webinar generated dialogue on the industry challenges, the role of … “Webinar Recap | Stakeholder Perceptions Towards Mining Industry: Opportunities and Challenges”

Webinar Recap: Saint, Sinner or Change Maker? Measuring the Impact of NGOs on Corporate Reputation

On July 27, we hosted a webinar with SIGWATCH titled: Saint, Sinner or Change Maker? Measuring the Impact of NGOs on Corporate Reputation. It’s a truism that today’s NGOs are political weather-makers across a wide range of issues. From the environment and consumerism to human rights and animal welfare, we see corporations often struggling with NGO-led public policy storms nationally and globally. What is the effect of NGO campaigns on corporate reputation? Are they affecting public trust in NGOs versus business, and … “Webinar Recap: Saint, Sinner or Change Maker? Measuring the Impact of NGOs on Corporate Reputation”

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Upcoming Webinar: Saint, Sinner or Change Maker? Measuring the Impact of NGOs on Corporate Reputation

Saint, Sinner or Change Maker? Measuring the Impact of NGOs on Corporate Reputation It’s a truism that today’s NGOs are political weather-makers across a wide range of issues. From the environment and consumerism to human rights and animal welfare, we see corporations often struggling with NGO-led public policy storms nationally and globally. What is the effect of NGO campaigns on corporate reputation? Are they affecting public trust in NGOs versus business, and if so, what are the policy implications? And … “Upcoming Webinar: Saint, Sinner or Change Maker? Measuring the Impact of NGOs on Corporate Reputation”

Webinar Recap: The 2017 Sustainability Leaders Survey

On June 28, GlobeScan and SustainAbility hosted a webinar to discuss the results of The 2017 Sustainability Leaders Survey. The Sustainability Leaders Survey is the largest and longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development leadership for 20 years. The discussion was lively and insightful. The five exceptional thought leaders shared insights, discussed survey findings and answered your questions on the current and future state of sustainability leadership: Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business (Plan … “Webinar Recap: The 2017 Sustainability Leaders Survey”

Evaluating SDG Progress: Webinar Recap

Survey Highlights from GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey On May 9th and 10th, along with our partners at SustainAbility, we hosted two webinars to discuss results of our assessment of experts’ views on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We asked over 500 experienced corporate sustainability professionals in 74 countries to evaluate the progress that has been made on each SDG, to rank their relative urgency and also to share insights into the priorities within their own organizations. Corporate experts were also asked … “Evaluating SDG Progress: Webinar Recap”

Upcoming Webinar: The State of Sustainable Business 2017 – Results from the BSR/GlobeScan Survey

Join us for a webinar, ahead of publication of the report and held at two times to accommodate our global audiences, on the results of our annual BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey. Since 2008, BSR has partnered with GlobeScan to survey the BSR membership on the ‘State of Sustainable Business,’ an annual study that looks at trends, successes, and challenges facing sustainability practitioners today. This year, it is more important than ever to learn how BSR members are driving sustainable business in today’s dynamic climate. Participants … “Upcoming Webinar: The State of Sustainable Business 2017 – Results from the BSR/GlobeScan Survey”