Climate Change APCO WW 2023

This summary is provided by the IPR ESG & Purpose Research Library

APCO Worldwide analyzed differences in opinion on how to address climate change as an “emergency” across the globe.

An online survey of 24,300 adults was conducted from Aug. 15–23, 2023 across 39 countries with an average of 600 respondents per market.

Key findings include:

1.) 40% of individuals globally ranked climate change as their top concern.
2.) 70% of respondents agreed on the crucial role of scaling up business innovation and technology to meet Paris Agreement climate targets.
3.) 60% of respondents said that they don’t hear enough from organizations or prominent individuals about climate change.
4.) 55% of respondents said they felt reaching global net zero targets by 2050 would definitely or probably be achievable.
5.) 53% of respondents said international organizations and nongovernmental organizations (52%) as doing enough to fight climate change.
— 43% of respondents said of their own governments and large companies are doing enough to progress toward 2050 net zero targets.

Find the original research here.

Heidy Modarelli handles Growth & Marketing for IPR. She has previously written for Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, The Next Web, and VentureBeat.
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