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Sustainability Data in Focus

Developments in Data, Research, Trends

With Black Friday approaching - European survey from Intrum shows that consumers are buying less than before the pandemic to promote a more sustainable lifestyle   
November 23, 2021
Source: Yahoo Finance - A majority of European consumers are increasingly aware of sustainability aspects when shopping - creating new challenges for businesses. Close to half of Europe's parents say that their interest in sustainability motivates them...
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Countries are overusing natural resources faster than is sustainable — even the greener ones   
November 22, 2021
Source: ZME - Delivering on people’s needs while taking care of the environment can be achieved, and that’s the whole point of sustainable development. But that’s not what we’ve been doing so far, according to a new study.
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McCann Worldgroup Report Upends Conventional Wisdom About Consumers’ Environmental Concerns   
November 18, 2021
Source: Ad Week - On a global level, for example, baby boomers were more likely to express climate anxiety than Gen Z. That’s despite typical portrayals in media that suggest disparate age groups often being positioned squarely on opposite sides...
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The EU, the ISSB and the quest for better sustainability data: substance and materiality are more important than international alignment   
November 18, 2021
Source: Responsible Investor - As COP26 drew to a close with cautious optimism, it is clear that a significant gap exists between actions, promises and what is actually needed. To ensure that these actions are taken rapidly enough, we urgently need...
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92% of S&P 500® Companies and 70% of Russell 1000® Companies Published Sustainability Reports in 2020, G&A Institute Research Shows   
November 16, 2021
Source: G&A Institute - 10th Anniversary Report Finds All-Time Highs for Sustainability Reporting of Largest U.S. Public Companies
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How sustainability has become an advantage in the talent war, but candidates aren’t fooled by ‘greenwashing,’ say experts   
November 12, 2021
Source: Digiday - New research - 34% of U.K. office workers would refuse a job offer if a company’s environmental, sustainability or climate control values do not align with their own. In the U.S., the figure is even higher: 41%. France and Chile...
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Survey: Majority of CFOs prioritizing ESG investment   
November 12, 2021
Source: Business Wire - According to a new survey by Grant Thornton LLP, 57% of chief financial officers (CFOs) have made it a priority to invest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts since the start of 2020, with 23% saying that ESG...
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Fashion platform Otrium adopts sustainability ratings   
October 26, 2021
Source: EcoTextile - AMSTERDAM – Online fashion marketplace Otrium has partnered with sustainability rating platform Good On You to integrate company scores on its website.
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How Fashion Is Still Spreading Misinformation Around Sustainability Data   
October 19, 2021
Source: Glossy - A new report titled “Cotton: A Case Study in Misinformation“ looks at debunking false claims present in the cotton industry, plus lays a roadmap for accurate data research and industry-wide data transparency. As the 2021 United...
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Recent Study Reveals More Than a Third of Global Consumers Are Willing to Pay More for Sustainability as Demand Grows for Environmentally-Friendly Alternatives   
October 18, 2021
Source: Yahoo - With COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, just weeks away, a major study of more than 10,000 people across 17 countries shows that sustainability is becoming increasingly important in consumers’ purchasing...
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