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Webinar Recap: How Can Independent Labelling Enhance Trust in Brands?

New GlobeScan research for the Marine Stewardship Council has found that the majority of seafood consumers are engaged in the topic of ocean sustainability and believe brands and supermarkets should have their claims around sustainability independently verified. We recently hosted webinars in two different timezones to explore these findings and more from the world’s largest ever global analysis of attitudes to seafood consumption. Over 16,000 seafood consumers took part in this research, which ensured a statistically representative sample across 21 countries. … “Webinar Recap: How Can Independent Labelling Enhance Trust in Brands?”

Upcoming Webinar: Managing Trust Risk: Insights from a Global Consultation with Corporate Affairs Practitioners

On November 9 at 11am EST / 8am PST / 3pm GMT, we’ll be hosting a live webinar discussion titled “Managing Trust Risk: Insights from a Global Consultation with Corporate Affairs Practitioners.” The trust deficiency that many businesses are facing is an underlying threat to their license to operate, that also undermines the reputation equity. Trust has become such a critical strategic issue that it needs to be fully integrated as part of risk management, and this evolution has reshuffled … “Upcoming Webinar: Managing Trust Risk: Insights from a Global Consultation with Corporate Affairs Practitioners”

Conference Recap: HPE Living Progress Exchange at the GreenBiz Verge Conference

On September 21, at the GreenBiz Verge conference and online around the world, HPE, in conjunction with GreenBiz and GlobeScan, hosted a global interactive dialogue on how we can collectively drive the sustainability benefits of the Internet of Things to scale. The Exchange took place using GlobeScan’s new approach to stakeholder engagement: a real-time, online, text-based Collaboration Forum. The forum brought together experts from around the world to create a dialogue where we can learn from others, inspire fresh thinking … “Conference Recap: HPE Living Progress Exchange at the GreenBiz Verge Conference”

Upcoming Webinar: How Can Independent Labelling Enhance Trust in Brands?

New GlobeScan research for the Marine Stewardship Council has found that the majority of seafood consumers are engaged in the topic of ocean sustainability and believe brands and supermarkets should have their claims around sustainability independently verified. Join our upcoming one hour webinar as we explore findings from the world’s largest ever global analysis of attitudes to seafood consumption. We hope you can join us! Over 16,000 seafood consumers took part in this research, which ensured a statistically representative sample … “Upcoming Webinar: How Can Independent Labelling Enhance Trust in Brands?”

Webinar Series: Trends, Technology, and Sustainable Sourcing in the Supply Chain

Supply chains are the arteries of modern economies, touching the lives of workers at production factories to end-consumers across the world. Operating within this complex global system is undoubtedly a challenge. Moreover, the complexities of our supply chains often become further entangled with obscure laws, cumbersome regulations and opaque governance. This is changing. Brands are becoming more transparent and supply chains are getting more daylight… but it is only just morning. In a series of webinars over the coming months, GlobeScan and Good … “Webinar Series: Trends, Technology, and Sustainable Sourcing in the Supply Chain”

Upcoming Webinar: The State of Sustainable Business 2016: Results from the BSR/GlobeScan Survey

Join us for a webinar, held at two times to accommodate our global audiences, on the results of our annual BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey. This year’s version—our eighth—will provide unique insights on the corporate sustainability practices, successes, and challenges. Register for the webinar that suits your timezone: Asia Pacific: Tuesday, October 11, 8am Hong Kong / Monday, October 10, 5pm San Francisco Americas/Europe: Tuesday, October 11, 8am San Francisco 11am New York / 4pm London

Webinar Recap: A Changing Tide in Africa: Conflict, Corruption & Economic Opportunity

On August 30 we hosted a webinar discussion with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) titled “A Changing Tide in Africa: Conflict, Corruption & Economic Opportunity.” A new story is emerging in Africa and it is being told by those most crucial in determining Africa’s future – its citizens. Their concerns are shifting away from tribal clashes and state-driven violence toward a new set of issues. Africa’s citizens are disappointed by the performance of their governments, concerned about pervasive … “Webinar Recap: A Changing Tide in Africa: Conflict, Corruption & Economic Opportunity”

Join the HPE Living Progress Exchange 4: Capitalizing on the Sustainable Benefits of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things’ (IoT) potential to drive transformative change in the environmental, social and economic spheres is a source of hope and excitement. However, while some companies are delivering examples of where this potential is becoming reality, is the progress quick enough and at a large enough scale to help address the rapid onset of global challenges we face? Just as with Internet more broadly, no one owns the Internet of Things. So how do we ensure that the … “Join the HPE Living Progress Exchange 4: Capitalizing on the Sustainable Benefits of the Internet of Things”

Upcoming Webinar: A Changing Tide in Africa: Conflict, Corruption & Economic Opportunity

On August 30 at 9am Eastern Daylight Time / 3pm Central Africa Time, we’ll be hosting a live web discussion with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) titled “A Changing Tide in Africa: Conflict, Corruption & Economic Opportunity.” A new story is emerging in Africa and it is being told by those most crucial in determining Africa’s future – its citizens. Their concerns are shifting away from tribal clashes and state-driven violence toward a new set of issues. Africa’s … “Upcoming Webinar: A Changing Tide in Africa: Conflict, Corruption & Economic Opportunity”

Webinar Recap: Global Social Megatrends on Issues, Trust and Expectations for Business

On July 21 GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter hosted a webinar exploring our recent global public opinion survey of over 25,000 people across 25 countries. We shared our latest tracking of trust in institutions, expectations for responsible business, reputation of industry sectors and consumer views of corporate leadership and purpose. Findings were drawn from GlobeScan Radar, our program of evidence and counsel that draws upon our unique database of over fifteen years of tracking of global citizen and stakeholder perceptions around business … “Webinar Recap: Global Social Megatrends on Issues, Trust and Expectations for Business”

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Webinar Recap: The 2016 GSS Sustainability Leaders Report

GlobeScan, SustainAbility and Sustainable Brands were delighted to host a webinar on June 29 (for Europe, Americas and Africa time zones) and June 30 (for Asia and Oceania time zones) to discuss the results of the 2016 edition of the GSS Sustainability Leaders Report (press release | full report). The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Report is the longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development leadership for more than 20 years. In our latest survey, produced in partnership with Sustainable Brands, we … “Webinar Recap: The 2016 GSS Sustainability Leaders Report”

Webinar Recap: 2016 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study

Do Canadians value water? Are our attitudes and behaviours evolving? On Tuesday, June 14th we shared insights from the 9th annual RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study in a special webinar featuring Bob Sandford, Canadian water expert, Robert Haller, Executive Director of the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association, Lynn Patterson, Director, Corporate Citizenship at RBC, and Chris Coulter, co-CEO of GlobeScan. Among other things, the 2016 poll explores Canadian attitudes towards the protection and management of our fresh water supply, as well as … “Webinar Recap: 2016 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study”

Upcoming Webinar: Global Social Trends on Issues, Trust and Expectations for Business

On July 21 at 8am San Francisco / 11am New York / 4pm London, please join GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter for a webinar exploring GlobeScan’s recent global public opinion survey of over 25,000 people across 25 countries. We will share our latest tracking of trust in institutions, expectations for responsible business, reputation of industry sectors and consumer views of corporate leadership and purpose. Findings will be drawn from GlobeScan Radar, our program of evidence and counsel that draws upon our unique … “Upcoming Webinar: Global Social Trends on Issues, Trust and Expectations for Business”

Upcoming Webinar: The 2016 GSS Sustainability Leaders Report

GlobeScan, SustainAbility and Sustainable Brands are delighted to invite you to a webinar on June 29 (for Europe, Americas and Africa time zones) and June 30 (for Asia and Oceania time zones) to discuss the results of the 2016 edition of the GSS Sustainability Leaders Report (press release | full report). The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Report is the longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development leadership for more than 20 years. In our latest survey, produced in partnership with Sustainable … “Upcoming Webinar: The 2016 GSS Sustainability Leaders Report”

Upcoming Webinar: 2016 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study

RBC and GlobeScan have just released the results of the 2016 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study, our ninth annual poll that measures how Canadians value this precious resource. Among other things, the 2016 poll explores Canadian attitudes towards the protection and management of our fresh water supply, as well as the quality of municipal drinking water. Each year, we ask about a wide range of issues, so the poll is always full of interesting information that we just can’t fit into a media release. So, … “Upcoming Webinar: 2016 RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study”

Webinar Recap: Trust, Expectations and Leadership in 2016: Societal and Stakeholder Trends in Asia Pacific

On January 13, Chris Coulter (CEO, GlobeScan), Wander Meijer (Asia Pacific Director, GlobeScan), Jeanne Ng (Director Group Sustainability at CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd.), and Johnny Kwan (Founder and Chairman, Bee Associates, ex-BASF SVP) hosted a webinar exploring GlobeScan’s latest global public opinion and stakeholder research on issues affecting business and organizations in Asia Pacific. We were thrilled to have Jeanne Ng and Johnny Kwan join the webinar. Dr. Ng is a respected and experienced sustainability professionals working in Hong Kong for … “Webinar Recap: Trust, Expectations and Leadership in 2016: Societal and Stakeholder Trends in Asia Pacific”

Upcoming Webinar: Trust, Expectations and Leadership in 2016: Societal and Stakeholder Trends in Asia Pacific

On January 13, from 11am-12pm Hong Kong time (10pm-11pm EST), please join Chris Coulter (CEO, GlobeScan), Wander Meijer (Asia Pacific Director, GlobeScan), Jeanne Ng (Director Group Sustainability at CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd.), and Johnny Kwan (Founder and Chairman, Bee Associates, ex-BASF SVP)for a webinar exploring GlobeScan’s latest global public opinion and stakeholder research on issues affecting business and organizations in Asia Pacific. We will share our latest tracking of trust in institutions, expectations for responsible business, environmental developments, reputation of … “Upcoming Webinar: Trust, Expectations and Leadership in 2016: Societal and Stakeholder Trends in Asia Pacific”

Webinar Recap: Living up to Stakeholder Expectations: How Can IKEA Have a Positive Impact on Society?

How can a company like IKEA live up to stakeholders’ expectations and have a positive impact on people and the planet? What should the role of companies be in meeting the many challenges we face in society today? On a November 20th webinar, Steve Howard, Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA Group and Chris Coulter, CEO of GlobeScan discussed shifting expectations of stakeholders toward companies to be a force for good and explored IKEA’s People and Planet Positive sustainability strategy – one of the strongest drivers … “Webinar Recap: Living up to Stakeholder Expectations: How Can IKEA Have a Positive Impact on Society?”

Webinar Recap: Looking Ahead to COP21: Findings from the 2015 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey on Climate Change

On November 12, 2015 we hosted a webinar to discuss results from the latest edition of the GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey (GSS), which focused on climate change and COP21. The lively discussion featured Mark Lee (Executive Director, SustainAbility), Chris Coulter (co-CEO, GlobeScan), Ben Ferrari (Director of Partnerships, The Climate Group) and Ann Condon (Director of Resource and Environmental Strategies, GE Global Operations.) GSS is one the longest-running expert surveys on sustainability-related topics of its kind. In our latest report, produced and presented in partnership with The … “Webinar Recap: Looking Ahead to COP21: Findings from the 2015 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey on Climate Change”

Webinar Recap: Five Human Aspirations & the Future of Brands

Move over Millennials. Meet the Aspirationals. In the Age of Uncertainty, how might we create brands of enduring value that are relevant to a new generation and resilient for a new world? BBMG and GlobeScan’s webinar from Thursday, October 29, highlighted findings and implications from our new global trends report “Five Human Aspirations and the Future of Brands.” Building on four years of global data from 22,000 consumers across 22 countries, learn how a new generation of Aspirational consumers is … “Webinar Recap: Five Human Aspirations & the Future of Brands”

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Upcoming Webinar: Looking Ahead to COP21: Findings from the 2015 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey on Climate Change

Join our November 12 webinar to discuss the results from the latest edition of the GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey (GSS), which focused on climate change and COP21. GSS is one the longest-running expert surveys on sustainability-related topics of its kind. In our latest report, produced and presented in partnership with The Climate Group, we analyze the viewpoints of over 600 global sustainability experts on a range of questions including: How confident are the experts that the COP21 meeting will result in a binding international … “Upcoming Webinar: Looking Ahead to COP21: Findings from the 2015 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey on Climate Change”

Upcoming Webinar: Living up to Stakeholder Expectations: How Can IKEA Have a Positive Impact on Society?

A recent 12-country study of IKEA stakeholder opinions by GlobeScan revealed that stakeholders want to know more about what IKEA is doing to integrate sustainability into the business. On a November 20th webinar, Steve Howard, Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA Group and Chris Coulter, CEO of GlobeScan will discuss shifting expectations of stakeholders toward companies to be a force for good and explore IKEA’s People and Planet Positive sustainability strategy – one of the strongest drivers of stakeholder trust in IKEA. How … “Upcoming Webinar: Living up to Stakeholder Expectations: How Can IKEA Have a Positive Impact on Society?”

Upcoming Webinar: Five Human Aspirations & the Future of Brands

Move over Millennials. Meet the Aspirationals. The Aspirational Generation isn’t defined solely by age, but rather the desire for their actions to meet their needs, have a positive impact on others and connect them with an ideal or community that’s bigger than themselves. Representing 39 percent of the global adult population, Aspirationals are connecting the right thing to do with the cool thing to do, creating new possibilities for brands, business and society. Discover “Five Human Aspirations and the Future … “Upcoming Webinar: Five Human Aspirations & the Future of Brands”

Webinar Recap: BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2015

On Wednesday, September 30th, along with our partners BSR, we hosted a special, public webinar to launch the results of our seventh annual “State of Sustainable Business” survey, which provides a window into key trends in corporate practices and perspectives of leading companies on the successes and challenges in advancing sustainability. This year’s survey offers unique insights on how companies are implementing sustainability goals, strengthening business resilience, and contributing to global development and climate change agendas. Please follow the links below to review the full … “Webinar Recap: BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2015”