“While the presence of sustainability as a topic of concern exists across the globe, no country is alike in their exposure to sustainability and the level of maturity their consumers have developed.
Each country’s media, government, and innovation activities influence their people in unique ways, driving their consumers to adopt various values, attitudes and behaviours based on their collective exposure to sustainability.”
Kerry Group, considered the global expert on taste and nutrition, with a passion, intensity and an enterprise-wide focus on sustainability, is firmly at the forefront of technological innovation
within food and beverages.
Kerry recently released the findings of broad and comprehensive research to better understand consumer interest in, and support of consumer intent and action on the importance of sustainability.
That’s great you maybe thinking, but Kerry has done more than researched, compiled data and created a report, they are sharing the study with everyone!
While this research applies to food, it seems there is considerable information that could cross-over into other industries.
According to a 2020 report from Deloitte, “Sustainability remains a key consideration for consumers in 2021 with 32% of consumers highly engaged with adopting a more sustainable lifestyle. Equally important, 28% of consumers have stopped buying certain products due to ethical or environmental concerns.”
Goldman Sachs is putting their money on sustainability. “We’re deploying $750 billion across investing, financing and advisory activities by 2030 and bringing our commercial expertise to help our clients accelerate climate transition and advance inclusive growth.”
Sustainable practices are the processes services employ to maintain the qualities that are valued in the physical environment. Living sustainably is about living within the means of natural systems (environment) and ensuring that our lifestyle doesn’t harm other people (society and culture).
When establishing a new company, incorporating policies, practices and procedures with sustainability in mind will enhance the inherent relevance of your organization.
Learn from the best – read the entire Sustainability in Motion 2021 Report