Region Archives: Middle East

Beyond COP23: The 2017 GlobeScan-SustainAbility Survey on Climate Change

We are delighted to invite you to a webinar to discuss the results from our latest survey focused on climate change and progress made on the Paris Agreement. The GlobeScan-SustainAbility Survey 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

Evaluating Progress on the SDGs: Highlights from the GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey

SustainAbility and GlobeScan are delighted to present this Asia focussed webinar  to discuss the results of the latest GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey dedicated to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Polled experts unanimously agree that, so far, society’s progress on sustainable development more broadly and the SDGs specifically has been poor. Tweet This For this survey,

Closing the Sustainability-Investor Relations Gap

In this public webinar, SustainAbility Senior Manager Rebecca O’Neill will present the findings of the company’s new research report, Closing the Sustainability-Investor Relations Gap. Too few companies get clear sustainability performance messages out to their investors and one of the main barriers is the internal dynamic between Sustainability and Investor Relations (IR) departments. Closing the

The Evolving Private Sector Response to Climate Change Post-Paris Agreement

The 21st of March 2016 marked 100 days since the historic climate agreement was struck in Paris between 195 countries, setting the first long-term goal for carbon emissions reduction. It was bolstered, too, by the World Economic Forum, whose work demonstrates that global leaders for the first time perceive the failure to mitigate and adapt to

The 2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey: Experts Share Views on Progress and Company Performance

GlobeScan and SustainAbility have tracked expert opinions on sustainable development leadership for more than 20 years. Over these two decades, we have seen the sustainability agenda evolve and broaden, watched companies climb to the top of the corporate leadership list and then completely disappear from it, and witnessed many waves of optimism and pessimism as

Transforming Culture at Barclays, Enel and Campbell Soup

Our recently released research, Sustainability Incorporated: Integrating Sustainability into Business, calls out the need for business to further embed sustainability into its core strategies. The report highlights five pathways that sustainability practitioners can leverage to more deeply integrate sustainability into their business: employing business model thinking; putting materiality to use; applying a sustainability lens to

Less Bias, More Bucks: Spotlight on Arabesque Partners

The ESG investing movement – which promotes the factoring in of relevant non-financial data into investment decisions – is gathering momentum, led by a small but growing number of asset managers. Arabesque Partners is one such company looking to lead the way to a sustainable economy through an innovative rules-based, technology-enabled approach to integrating ESG

Cultivating Purpose: Sustainability Innovation and Employee Engagement

Fostering an environment where people can work with purpose by innovating for more sustainable outcomes can help inspire and retain employees. “There is an ugliness in being paid for work one does not like,” Anaïs Nin penned in 1941 in her diary. We may have to admit that the global workplace may indeed be in

Connecting People at ARM

If you have a smart phone, the chances are it uses ARM technology. A British multinational semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier, in 2015, ARM asked SustainAbility for help in refreshing its employee engagement strategy. Specifically, ARM wanted to align its ‘Connecting Everything’ communications strategy with its approach to employee engagement and volunteering. With over 40

Promoting Sustainability in the Dairy Industry Through Collaboration

The Global Dairy Platform (GDP) is an industry body working on behalf of a range of industry leaders such as Nestlé, Fonterra, FrieslandCampina, Arla Foods, and the International Dairy Federation. The GDP enables many of the world’s largest dairy companies the opportunity to work together to tackle common challenges, and to collaborate on issues that