This summary is provided by IPR based on the original study
The Edelman Trust Institute examined individuals’ perspectives of the economy, businesses, and social issues.
Online interviews of 32,000 participants were conducted between Nov. 1-28, 2022 in 28 countries.
Key findings include:
— The economy was a source of anxiety globally, with 89% of all respondents saying they are worried about job loss.
— The government is the least trusted institution globally (51%), with businesses being the most trusted (62%).
— Argentina (20%) and South Africa (22%) had the lowest percentages of trust in their governments.
— When considering working for a company, 69% of respondents said it is a “deal breaker” if the company does not partake in corporate social responsibility (CSR).
— Respondents said businesses are not doing enough in terms of climate change (53%), economic inequality (50%), and energy shortages (50%).