Over four in ten consumers globally now say they want to make major changes to how they live from both a health and environmental perspective
Perceived high cost is holding back large proportions of consumers from making the changes needed to live a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.
People’s understanding of sustainability and the impact of their own behaviors on the environment are currently quite limited compared to what is needed to address social and environmental challenges.
There is an increasing sense of consumer disempowerment and a growing reliance on systemic actors like government and industry to take on the burden of addressing climate change and other environmental issues.
People are more concerned about the effects of climate change than the potential dangers of AI on the world.
A majority of people associate climate change with socio-economic impacts such as aggravated poverty, limited access to water and food, and economic issues.
The general public widely supports a range of solutions that address climate change and protect nature. Together with nature-based solutions like protecting forests, people are most supportive of education on climate change and shifting to agricultural practices that protect nature.
Majority of people believe that governments, followed by companies and international bodies, are the most responsible for addressing climate change.
Every two years, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and GlobeScan conduct the largest seafood consumer survey in the world, engaging over 25,000 consumers in 23 markets. On Thursday, November 17th, 2022 we hosted three global webinars to explore results of this year’s study, as well as highlights from GlobeScan’s Healthy and Sustainable Living consumer survey. Each webinar looked at global data and focused on specific regional results, with insights from regional thought leaders. Our Americas webinar featured: Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Faculty of Management … “Webinar | Changing Food Choices: Consumers’ Responses to COVID, Cost of Living and Climate”
Nearly nine in ten people who recognise the Fairtrade label trust it, compared with much lower trust in companies’ self-reported sustainability performance People are paying more attention than ever to the conditions behind the products they buy as a way to make a difference in the world, according to new research findings released by GlobeScan and Fairtrade International today. Conducted by GlobeScan in 15 countries and reaching more than 15,000 people, the consumer survey points to everyday shopping choices as … “Social and Environmental Values Increasingly Drive Consumers’ Choices, According to New Research”