On December 5th, along with our colleagues at SustainAbility, we hosted a webcast on Extended Leadership: How to Accelerate Progress in Sustainability to 2020, featuring Miguel Pestana, VP of Global External Affairs & Media Relations at Unilever. As indicated by their top ranking in the GlobeScan-SustainAbility Leadership Survey 2011-2013, Unilever is at the forefront of corporate sustainability leadership. Led by Mark Lee, Executive Director of SustainAbility, and Chris Coulter, CEO of GlobeScan, this webcast explored how Unilever stays atop sustainability rankings … “Extended Leadership: How to Accelerate Progress in Sustainability to 2020”
With businesses, citizens and governments around the world adjusting to a ‘new normal’ of low growth and contending with an ever-growing set of complex social and environmental challenges, how are public attitudes towards the corporate world and its place in society changing? And how can business respond? Through our annual global polling on business in society that informs the GlobeScan Radar program, we conducted a webinar on June 27, 2013 that looked at the current state of public trust in … “How Global Business Can Respond to Societal Expectations: A GlobeScan Radar Webinar”
An executive summary of the summative report from The Regeneration Roadmap, a joint project by GlobeScan and SustainAbility.
The summative report from The Regeneration Roadmap, a joint project by GlobeScan and SustainAbility.
Global Study Finds Peers, Consumer Reviews Now Rival Certifications As Top Sources of Trust on Product Sustainability Claims
Traditional company communications are least trusted sources of information on sustainability NEW YORK CITY – 21 May 2013 – Trust is no longer in your hands. According to a study by GlobeScan, SustainAbility, and BBMG, social sources of trust like consumer reviews, blogs and message boards (28%) as well as friends, family and co-workers (27%) now rival traditional sources like certifications (40%) and media reports (31%) as consumers’ most trusted sources for determining whether a product is socially and environmentally responsible. Barely one … “Global Study Finds Peers, Consumer Reviews Now Rival Certifications As Top Sources of Trust on Product Sustainability Claims”
NEW YORK CITY – 25 April 2013 – A study by The Regeneration Roadmap – a joint project by GlobeScan, SustainAbility, and BBMG – finds that nearly 9 in 10 consumers globally (86%) say “ingredient transparency is extremely important or very important” for companies to address as part of their products, services, or operations, including 88% of consumers in emerging markets and 84% of consumers in developed markets. However, only 57% regularly “check the list of ingredients before purchasing” products, highlighting the gap between interest and action … “Consumers Rank Ingredient Transparency Among Most Important Issues For Brands”
Click to read the full study On Thursday, February 7, 2013, BBMG, GlobeScan and SustainAbility hosted a special webinar featuring highlights from a new global Regeneration Roadmap study on how consumers are balancing environmentalism and materialism to shape the future of sustainability. A full recording of the webinar is available here Can we shop our way to sustainability? What actually motivates behavior change? What is the role of consumers in shaping a more sustainable economy? Based on the views of 6,224 consumers across … “Webinar on Consumers and the Future of Sustainability”
NEW YORK CITY – 30 January 2013 – Is there such a thing as sustainable consumption? A new study by The Regeneration Roadmap – a joint project by GlobeScan, SustainAbility, and BBMG – finds that a majority of consumers across six international markets are seeking to reconcile their desire for shopping and style with responsibility to the environment and society through their purchases. According to the report, Rethinking Consumption: Consumers and the Future of Sustainability, nearly two-thirds of consumers globally equate shopping … “Aspirational Consumers Unite Style, Sustainability to Shape Market Trends”
Findings from a new public opinion poll conducted as part of The Regeneration Roadmap (a joint project by GlobeScan and SustainAbility)
27 November 2012 – The Regeneration Roadmap recently co-hosted an event with the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). The discussion was chaired by SustainAbility’s Rob Cameron and accompanied by esteemed panellists Anthony Hodge, president of ICMM and Tom Burke, Chief Environmental Policy Advisor at Rio Tinto. This was an opportunity for key figures in the mining industry and in the field of sustainable development more broadly to react to some of the findings of The Regeneration … “Mining Industry Experts Gather to Help Set the State of Sustainable Development”