Society’s standards for corporate transparency are rapidly evolving. No small part of this is because of disruptions in technology and stakeholder expectations: the exponential pace of technological development and diffusion is recasting the way we communicate and receive information. Increasingly empowered stakeholders of all types are demanding different behaviors and performance from business. But more is at play. Expectations for transparency are intensifying at the same time as the intangible value of brands and their reputations grow ever larger but … “Building Trust: Why Transparency Must Be Part of the Equation”
This blog is part of the GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey 20th anniversary project being conducted by GlobeScan and SustainAbility in partnership with Interface. Since 1997, GlobeScan has been asking a global panel of sustainability experts who exemplifies and what defines leadership on sustainable development. While asking the same questions for 20 years might sound a little too close to Einstein’s definition of insanity, in truth it has been fascinating, both for the constants in the process and for the huge changes in responses we have revealed. … “The Dynamics of Corporate Sustainability Leadership Over Two Decades: Insights from Dow’s Neil Hawkins”
Jonathan Seabrook is the Group Head of Corporate Affairs at Syngenta. Jonathan has more than 12 years’ experience with Syngenta and was appointed Head of Corporate Affairs in May 2007. In this role he leads a global team which has responsibility for communicating the company’s contribution to society and for managing relationships with a broad range of stakeholders including governments and non-governmental organizations, investors, the media and employees. GlobeScan co-CEO Christophe Guibeleguiet recently interviewed Jonathan to gain insight on the value … “Recognizing Leaders: Jonathan Seabrook, Syngenta”
A report on chemical sector intelligence, drawn from GlobeScan Radar’s 2013 study of global public attitudes towards business in society.