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”

All In: One Year On

In June of last year, the three of us stood on the main stage of Sustainable Brands 2018 in Vancouver and for the first time publicly introduced our new book, All In – The Future of Business Leadership. All In draws on 20+ years of annual GlobeScan-SustainAbility Leaders Surveys of global sustainability experts, plus in-depth interviews with former, current and future corporate leaders including Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Lise Kingo, Paul Polman, Jeff Immelt, Hannah Jones, Mike Barry, Liz Maw, and … “All In: One Year On”

How to Reduce Consumer Demand for Wildlife in Asia

Webinar Recap Hosted by USAID Wildlife Asia, USAID Saving Species and GlobeScan In this webinar, we explore how, where and why consumers purchase products derived from four animals: Rhinos Elephants Pangolins Tigers Our experts discuss evidence-based recommendations to help reduce the demand for these animal products among different consumer segments. The research is based on multiple wildlife consumer demand studies in China, Thailand and Vietnam.  The results uncovered the beliefs, attitudes and values of consumers which drive them to buy … “How to Reduce Consumer Demand for Wildlife in Asia”

From Good Governance to Purpose & Profit: Analysis of Larry Fink’s Annual Letter to CEOs

BlackRock is the world’s largest asset management company, overseeing $6.3 trillion worth of investments. Since 2012, Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, has sent out an annual letter to CEOs of the companies that BlackRock invests in on behalf of its clients. In early 2018, the sixth of these letters was published, titled A Sense of Purpose. This letter generated significantly more reaction than those before it, liked over 8,000 times on LinkedIn and the subject of countless news … “From Good Governance to Purpose & Profit: Analysis of Larry Fink’s Annual Letter to CEOs”

Seven Insights on the Future of Transparency

Expectations for corporate transparency are evolving in the context of rapidly changing technology and consumer expectations. Exploring the changing dynamics of corporate transparency, SC Johnson and GlobeScan partnered to engage more than thirty global thought leaders to get their perspectives on the future of corporate transparency and why it matters. The thought leaders were chosen because of their contributions and influence in the area of transparency, representing a wide variety of backgrounds in the corporate, NGO, academic, media and government sectors from different parts … “Seven Insights on the Future of Transparency”

Building Trust: Why Transparency Must Be Part of the Equation

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”

Recognizing Leaders: Dr. Elaine Dorward-King, Newmont

Dr. Elaine Dorward-King is Executive Vice President, Sustainability and External Relations at Newmont. She brings 25 years of leadership experience in creating and implementing sustainable development, safety, health and environmental strategy, and programs in the mining, chemical, and engineering consulting sectors. Before departing for the World Economic Forum, GlobeScan Director Eric Whan spoke with Elaine about the importance of transparency in sustainability leadership. Knowing that Newmont is consistently recognized for its sustainability leadership within the mining sector, what are your keys … “Recognizing Leaders: Dr. Elaine Dorward-King, Newmont”

Upcoming Webinar: The 2018 State of Inclusive Business Survey

GlobeScan and Business Call to Action (BCtA) are delighted to invite you to a webinar on December 13 at 10am New York / 4pm Paris to discuss the results of the 2018 State of Inclusive Business Survey. Join us for a dynamic and insightful conversation with Stuart L. Hart – one of the world’s top authorities in inclusive business – who will share his reflections on the survey findings and answer your questions on the current and future state of inclusive … “Upcoming Webinar: The 2018 State of Inclusive Business Survey”

Webinar Recap | All In: The Future of Business Leadership, featuring Interface and Unilever

To have a fighting chance of enduring success, businesses can no longer be half-hearted or tentative about sustainability. They now have to go All In. On October 10, we hosted a webinar with the authors of All In: The Future of Business Leadership, the new book that provides corporate leaders with the inspiration and guidance they need to fully embrace the opportunities and challenges of sustainability leadership. In this webinar, moderated by Christina Wong, Director, SustainAbility, the authors shared the key … “Webinar Recap | All In: The Future of Business Leadership, featuring Interface and Unilever”

Upcoming Webinar | All In: The Future of Business Leadership, featuring Interface and Unilever

To have a fighting chance of enduring success, businesses can no longer be half-hearted or tentative about sustainability. They now have to go All In. Join our October 10 webinar with the authors of All In: The Future of Business Leadership, the new book that provides corporate leaders with the inspiration and guidance they need to fully embrace the opportunities and challenges of sustainability leadership. In this webinar, moderated by Christina Wong, Director, SustainAbility, the authors will share with you the … “Upcoming Webinar | All In: The Future of Business Leadership, featuring Interface and Unilever”