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Selected Findings
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Track the progress of sustainable business worldwide

The “State of Responsible Business Report” is a follow up to the ground-breaking survey conducted by Ethical Corporation last year, which paints a comprehensive picture of global business sustainability. Find out how and if progress has been made with this summary report of the responses of over 2,000 sustainable business professionals.

Find consensus on the key questions in sustainable business;

  • Which one area holds the single most exciting opportunity for your organisation in 2016?
  • Did COP21 deliver the agreement needed to address climate change risk?
  • Is sustainability activity integrated tightly enough into broader business strategy?
  • Are companies leveraging the potential of sustainability as fully as possible?
  • Does sustainability drive revenue for business?

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Full Report

50 pages – In-depth analysis of over 2,000 responses – Respondent breakdown

What you will receive

The State of Responsible Business Report 2016 is singular in its provision of a consensus amongst the global responsible business community.

  • 50+ pages of analysis delving in to how sustainability is viewed by top business executives across the globe
  • Over 2,000 responses – the largest sample size yet provides a comprehensive & insightful consensus
  • 40+ pertinent questions answered – questions based on countless hours of desk-based research undertaken with the EC community
  • 40+ graphs and charts depicting the key statistics and figures – concise review of the issues that matter to you
  • Executive summary – a concise breakdown of all the findings to show what they mean to you

Download the Selected Regional Findings

Asia, Europe or North America – 10 pages of regional analysis – Corporate Response


Ethical Corporation produced a survey containing a series of pertinent questions which simultaneously extend upon the findings from last year’s survey and provide insight into the key current concerns in sustainable business. Over 2,000 members of EC’s global professional audience contributed their thoughts, opinions, ideas and aspirations for the coming year, and over countless hours of deskwork we’ve collated the response this comprehensive report to inform your own work.

Detail to be gleaned from the report ranges from the interesting to the essential: with regional breakdowns and highlighting of the areas lacking, this report is vital for any responsible business practitioner looking to extend their own strategies and benchmark against industry standards.


of respondents representing corporate organisations. Insight.


of respondents C-Suite or above. Seniority.


pages of analysis, statistics & insight. Vital.

Purchase the
Full Report

50 pages – In-depth analysis of over 2,000 responses – Respondent breakdown

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Liam Dowd

Liam Dowd

Managing Director
Ethical Corporation

Phone: +44 (0) 207 375 7238


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