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Capacity Building of Frontline Health Workers: Perspectives from the SDG 3 Leadership Forum

SDG Goal 3 Leadership Forum hosted by GlobeScan / Johnson & Johnson Learn from the perspectives of 200 guest contributors who explored how building the capacity of front-line health workers in lower- and middle-income countries is critical if public health in these countries is to be improved. Read the full report from our online discussion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3. What is Sustainable Development Goal 3? SDG 3 aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for … “Capacity Building of Frontline Health Workers: Perspectives from the SDG 3 Leadership Forum”

All-In in Asia: The Future of Business Leadership

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”

Recognizing Leaders: Tae Yoo, Cisco

Tae Yoo is the Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Cisco. She drives Cisco’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs through public-private partnerships that use technology to create positive, sustainable change in education and workforce development. As the steward of Cisco’s CSR vision, GlobeScan co-CEO Chris Coulter spoke with Tae to gain insight on how she directs Cisco’s business, technical, and financial assets to make a positive impact for people and communities around the world. From where you sit, what are … “Recognizing Leaders: Tae Yoo, Cisco”

Recognizing Leaders: Guilherme Leal, Natura

Leia esta entrevista em português One of the founders of Brazilian cosmetics company Natura, Guilherme Leal is one of the most influential businessmen in the world when it comes to sustainable development. He participates in all relevant international forums, whether at the United Nations, academic institutions or private-sector initiatives such as The B Team. In recent years, he has realized the vision of elevating Natura from a leading company in cosmetics and sustainability in Latin America – as our Sustainability … “Recognizing Leaders: Guilherme Leal, Natura”

The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey | Webinar Recap

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”

The 2018 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey

About the Survey 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 to answer a number of pressing questions, including: Which companies and NGOs do experts believe are leading the sustainability agenda? What key factors set them apart? How can young adults most influence the sustainability agenda? Introduction The 2018 GlobeScan-Sustainability Leaders … “The 2018 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey”

GlobeScan Honored in The 2018 ‘Best For The World’ list of Top-Performing B Corps

Best for Workers Category: Creating Most Positive Impact for Employees We are delighted to announce that GlobeScan has been honored in The 2018 Best For The World list of top-performing B Corps in the Best for Workers category creating the most positive impact for employees. The Workers section of the B Impact Assessment assesses a company’s relationship with its workforce. It measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training and ownership opportunities provided to workers. The category … “GlobeScan Honored in The 2018 ‘Best For The World’ list of Top-Performing B Corps”

Launch of New Book – All In: The Future of Business Leadership

New Sustainability Book Launch We are excited to announce that we have launched a new book “All In: The Future of Business Leadership”. The book, co-authored by GlobeScan’s Chris Coulter, Mark Lee (SustainAbility) and David Grayson (Cranfield School of Management), identifies the essential attributes of high-impact corporate sustainability leadership and describes how companies can combine and apply those characteristics for future success. All In draws on the perspectives of thousands of experts globally as collected via the GlobeScan-SustainAbility Leaders Survey … “Launch of New Book – All In: The Future of Business Leadership”

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

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)”

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)”

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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”

Recognizing Leaders: Daryl Brewster, CECP

Daryl Brewster is the CEO of CECP: The CEO Force for Good, where he spearheads the effort to engage a coalition of CEOs who believe that a company’s social strategy — how it engages with key stakeholders including employees, communities, investors and customers — determines company success. He has 30 years of corporate executive experience in the US and abroad, including as an officer for several Fortune 500 companies (Nabisco, Kraft), the turnaround CEO of a publicly traded company (Krispy … “Recognizing Leaders: Daryl Brewster, CECP”

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)”

Research to the Rescue: Saving Elephants from Extinction

China’s basketball hero Yao Ming viewing the carcass of a poached elephant in Namunyak, northern Kenya (2015) Two forces are battling for the fate of the elephant, the last of the large land mammals, as witnessed in this National Geographic video. Apart from survival of the species, there is a lot of money at stake. Wildlife crime has an estimated value of USD 23 billion per annum, the fourth-most lucrative criminal trade globally after drugs, humans and arms. The ivory … “Research to the Rescue: Saving Elephants from Extinction”

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”

Partnerships for Progress: Perspectives from the SDG 17 Leadership Forum

SDG Goal 17 Leadership Forum hosted by Unilever and GlobeScan Read the full report from our online discussion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 17 on global partnerships for sustainability. Learn from the perspectives of 328 participants who explored how partnerships can help fund the Goals and scale up social entrepreneurs. Our discussion focused on the impact partnerships can have in the provision of new models of financing the Goals and in empowering small-scale social entrepreneurs to scale up … “Partnerships for Progress: Perspectives from the SDG 17 Leadership Forum”

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”

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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”

What Can Business Do to Address Social Polarization?

The uncertain landscape in which businesses operate has become increasingly susceptible to the risk of social polarization. Once solely the remit of government authorities, responding to social polarization is now also likely to become part of business responsibilities. In a recent GlobeScan survey, 92 percent of corporate affairs practitioners see social polarization as representing at least a moderate risk to business in general, and nearly seven in 10 (68 percent) see it as a great risk. Although corporate affairs practitioners are increasingly … “What Can Business Do to Address Social Polarization?”

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”

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”