Proof Points

GlobeScan has been tracking the evolution of public attitudes around the world toward the role of business in society for more than a decade. Specializing in research and strategic counsel, GlobeScan provides insight to firms, governments, multilaterals and NGOs in pursuit of a prosperous and sustainable world.

Since the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio, nonprofits have made more progress than other groups. What's their secret, and what does this mean for COP21?
Unilever is still regarded as the clear leader in sustainability among global companies, according to an annual survey by GlobeScan.
Water shortages are part of the new normal. How can companies step up to help?
The 2015 Living Progress Exchange yielded perspectives and ideas for transformative change and systems-based approaches to greening the ICT industry.
Recent research shows that consumers in different nations hold varying opinions about the need for food change, and many don't know how to help.
The most recent GlobeScan/SustainAbilty survey shows big plans for both traditional partnerships and broad multi-actor, systems-focused efforts.
Companies share the challenges, strengths and perceptions of chief sustainability officers with GlobeScan and BSR in a recent survey.
These hard realities highlight why corporate purpose will be paramount in the new year.
Scientists aren't mincing words about the potential ill effects of climate change, and consumers are listening. Businesses should follow suit.

Consumer behavior has been improving only in dribs and drabs. Here's how to start a bigger change.