Benefits of Remote Working Through Online Stakeholder Engagement Techniques

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”

Report | Scoping a Vision Towards Accomplishing the SDGs

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the global sustainability reporting standard setter, and global power company, Enel, hosted two live online moderated discussions in 2019 which brought together business and policy representatives from around the world.  These key stakeholders shared their views on the changes needed to ensure companies can actively contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how reporting and partnerships support this process. The second forum in this series took place in November, to gather ideas and scope … “Report | Scoping a Vision Towards Accomplishing the SDGs”

Best of 2019 Highlights

As we come to the end of the year, we close out 2019 with a review of our ten most widely read posts of the year. The GlobeScan community gravitated toward our contributions on the Sustainable Development Goals, corporate purpose, transparency, wildlife conservation, sustainable lifestyles, and leadership. We enter the next decade with an energized sense of living our purpose of building trusted leadership to create a better future.  We look forward to working together in 2020 to help build … “Best of 2019 Highlights”

Consumers Need More Affordable Access to Healthy and Sustainable Living

New research in the United States and across 25 countries reveals significant opportunities for business and government to enable sustainable living for the benefit of both people and the planet. Results from GlobeScan’s Healthy & Sustainable Living Consumer Insights Study 2019 show that many Americans are very concerned about environmental issues and many are interested in leading healthy and sustainable lives, but few are able to do so effectively. People say they need government and business to help, not least … “Consumers Need More Affordable Access to Healthy and Sustainable Living”

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: Perspectives from the SDG 16 Leadership Forum

SDG Goal 16 Leadership Forum hosted by Anglo American / GlobeScan Read the full report from our online discussion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, hosted with Anglo American. Learn from the perspectives of more than 80 participants from 18 countries who explored the role of businesses and other stakeholders in making progress on SDG 16, which aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all … “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: Perspectives from the SDG 16 Leadership Forum”

How Can Transparency Help Deliver the SDGs

What are the opportunities for businesses, investors and partners? The UN Sustainable Development Goals (the SDGs) are ambitious and will take huge collaborative and international effort to achieve. Government action alone is not enough. So, how can the private sector actively contribute and what can be done to ramp up the participation of businesses around the world? ​Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the sustainability reporting standard setter, has joined forces with global power company Enel to research how business reporting can … “How Can Transparency Help Deliver the SDGs”

GlobeScan Announces Partnership with One Tree Planted

Planting with Purpose to Create a Forest Built on Stakeholder Research GlobeScan is delighted to announce a new partnership with One Tree Planted, an environmental charity with a focus on global reforestation. As an insights and strategy consultancy, we conduct tens of thousands of interviews with stakeholders around the world each year for our clients and we have chosen to incentivize stakeholders to participate in our research by planting trees in return for their valuable time. Trees help clean the … “GlobeScan Announces Partnership with One Tree Planted”

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Report: Consumers Want More Transparency

Brands and retailers that don’t disclose information about social and environmental sustainability performance risk relevancy with consumers SAN FRANCISCO — July 25, 2019 — The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), the leading association for the apparel, footwear and textile industry, today published Empowering Consumers Through Transparency, a report that explores consumer sentiment about the importance of transparency in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry. The report, which was commissioned by SAC and written by global research consultancy GlobeScan, is designed to … “Sustainable Apparel Coalition Report: Consumers Want More Transparency”

Are We Actually Making Progress on the SDGs?

In 2015, United Nations member states, together with civil society and business, came together to prepare a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outline 17 areas where we need to make a collective effort and provide a useful sustainability framework for business and other actors. We have a decade until the 2030 deadline and businesses are increasingly committing to the goals in a public way. While there are … “Are We Actually Making Progress on the SDGs?”

Catalyzing Action on the SDGs Through Collaboration

GlobeScan’s SDG Leadership Series addresses the barriers to SDG action with innovative ideas and inspiring examples of progress Toronto: May 14th 2019: Slowly but surely we are seeing pockets of progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Ten years remain until the 2030 deadline and as the urgency ramps up, so does the commitment of many businesses and swathes of civil society around the world. Still, experts worldwide polled by GlobeScan and SustainAbility continue to view progress on sustainable development as … “Catalyzing Action on the SDGs Through Collaboration”