Ipsos Update – August 2023

Climate change, inequality, artificial intelligence… Ipsos Update explores the latest and greatest research & thinking on key topics from Ipsos teams around the world.

In this month’s edition of Ipsos Update, we explore the challenges facing Chief Sustainability Officers, the impact that culture has on shaping people’s attitudes towards Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues, and examine how people in 33 countries understand fairness, inequality and discrimination.

Our articles also dive into the global mix of excitement and nervousness surrounding AI-powered products and services, and the decreasing Australian sentiment that climate change is an area where they can personally make a difference.

We also travel the globe to explore the latest findings from Ipsos in different countries; take a look at a selection below:

In this edition:

Ipsos Equalities Index

Around the world, inequality is a more salient issue for younger generations, who are also less likely than older people to believe they live in a society that rewards merit and hard work.
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ESG Across Borders

How does culture shape how people around the world understand and prioritise sustainability issues? We share new analysis, focusing on five case study countries.
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Global Views on AI

A 31-country survey finds an almost equal balance of excitement and nervousness surrounding products and services that use artificial intelligence.
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Looking into the Shadows

In this paper, we address the main business challenges and questions around sizing and understanding illicit trade. We also outline the best practice approaches and key research considerations.
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What Worries the World?

While inflation has been the world’s top concern for 16 months, worry has now fallen for the second month, sparking the question: are we now over the worst of it?
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The Ipsos ESG Council

We explore the latest thinking from senior executives responsible for sustainability and ESG in some of the world’s most respected companies.
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Australia Climate Change Report 2023

The 2023 edition of the Ipsos Australia Climate Change Report finds an increasing consensus that climate change is already impacting Australia.
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Listen to Our Experts: Listen in as our experts discuss the superpowers of Barbie, how to help clients objectively measure User Experience, and the importance of reinforcing and shaping expectations as a brand leader.

Also find short articles on the intentions and perceptions of Ukrainian refugees, the dos and don’ts of understanding generations, and the latest global consumer confidence.