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We are delighted to invite you to a webinar on November 9 @ 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm GMT to discuss the results from the latest edition of the GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey (GSS), which focused on climate change and progress made on the Paris Agreement. GSS is one the longest-running expert surveys on sustainability-related topics of its kind. In our latest report we analyze the viewpoints of over 400 global sustainability experts on a range of questions including: Almost...
On October 10, along with our partners at BBMG, we hosted a webinar titled: Brand Purpose in Divided Times - Four Strategies for Brand Leadership One of the greatest challenges facing brands today is the ability to connect deeply with consumers. This is particularly difficult in a context of low trust in business, shifting consumer expectations and more choice in a global economy. In order for brands to build trust and connect with consumers, a new approach is required that must begin...
On 3 October 2017, Unilever and GlobeScan hosted a webinar conversation with Sue Garrard, EVP, Sustainable Business & Communications from Unilever, and Chris Coulter, co-CEO of GlobeScan.  Their conversation explored where Unilever has come from, where the company is now and the future of sustainable business including the challenges and successes encountered along the way. They took a close look at the future of corporate leadership and what companies should be doing to keep their organizations ahead of the curve....
GlobeScan has been tracking global public perceptions and engagement around climate change since 1998. We have also convened consumers and stakeholders through focus groups, interviews, and events to understand key opinions, barriers, and opportunities around climate action. Through all these years of research, a common and frustrating theme has emerged: climate change has a major PR problem, and it’s not necessarily getting any better. For global corporations, governments, and civil society organizations to be able to take the urgent action...
With all that has happened over the past 12 months, it felt appropriate to include this Star Wars reference in the title of this blog. Far from being gratuitous, I use it to highlight the positive reaction that many businesses have had to the significant political shocks and instability that we have been witnessing. In BSR and GlobeScan’s ninth annual Sustainable Business Survey, a majority of corporate sustainability professionals say they are confident that their companies will stay the course on...
GlobeScan and SustainAbility were delighted to host a webinar on June 28 to discuss the results of The 2017 Sustainability Leaders Survey. The Sustainability Leaders Survey is the largest and longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development leadership for 20 years. The discussion was lively and insightful. The five exceptional thought leaders shared insights, discussed survey findings and answered your questions on the current and future state of sustainability leadership: Mike Barry, Director of...
Mark Lee & Eric Whan presenting findings from The 2017 Sustainable Leaders Survey during a keynote at Sustainable Brands ’17 in Detroit. Image © Sustainable Brands.   Mid-May 2017, more than 2,000 sustainability professionals gathered in Detroit for the annual Sustainable Brands conference. SB’17 Detroit’s theme Redefining the Good Life was designed to let delegates explore “how redefined societal aspirations are transforming the way brands deliver value for their customers.” During the opening night plenaries, Eric Whan of GlobeScan and Mark Lee...
  Recognized as the most sustainable company in Latin America, Brazilian cosmetics manufacturer Natura is about to become a global player. It has offered €1 billion to L’Oreal for the acquisition of The Body Shop. The deal, set to be finalized by the end of this year, will solve one of Natura’s biggest challenges: how to scale up faster in the developed markets of Europe and the United States. Natura’s admiration for The Body Shop began a long time ago. The...
CSR Europe, a leading European business network for Corporate Social Responsibility, and GlobeScan have partnered to deliver a survey among 160 European business leaders to explore the current state of play with companies and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read the full report, press release, and explore the following infographic that highlights some of the key findings of our study. (click to enlarge) Please feel free to comment on this blog or contact me directly: Salim Binbrek | Senior Project Manager...
On May 9th and 10th, along with our partners at SustainAbility, we hosted two webinars to discuss results of our assessment of experts’ views on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We asked over 500 experienced corporate sustainability professionals in 74 countries to evaluate the progress that has been made on each SDG, to rank their relative urgency and also to share insights into the priorities within their own organizations. Corporate experts were also asked how their own companies are...

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