In a recent survey, Nielsen asked corporate leaders and the general public to describe the current state of corporate social responsibility. The gap in perceptions between the two groups is striking. So what’s driving the gap?
For businesses today, corporate social responsibility is no longer an option. So what does it take to resonate with consumers who care?
As concerns about the environment and corporate sustainability continue to build momentum around the world, understanding the connection between sentiment and purchasing actions has never been more important. Have companies risen to meet consumer expectations?
In a world of choice, social responsibility is increasingly a factor for purchasing one product over another. In fact, 66% of respondents say they’re willing to pay more for products and services that come from companies who are committed to positive social and environmental impact.
Consumers are trying to be responsible citizens of the world, and they expect the same from corporations. So when it comes to purchasing, they are doing their homework.
If we know that consumers are engaging more with brands that are going green, producing sustainable products and giving back, do we have insight into which causes resonate the most? And are there discernible preferences between men and women? The short answer is yes.
Do consumers really care about conscious capitalism when it comes to buying decisions? For a growing number of consumers around the world, the answer is yes.
Companies around the world appear to be getting more involved in educational development initiatives, and consumers are taking notice. Companies support educational initiatives for a variety of reasons, such as altruism, talent pipeline development and brand reputation, all of which can make them...
Global consumer interest in companies and brands that are socially responsible is growing. And that increase in consumer sentiment can be seen at the global level, as well as at country level. This is the second installment of a two-part video series with Nielsen’s Nic Covey on the subject of...
All companies want to do good, but is there a value in being socially responsible at the corporate level? The research says, yes, and consumers’ receptiveness is growing. VIDEO: Global Consumers Value Brands That are Socially Responsible, Sept. 19, 2013 How to Engage with Socially...