Global Politics

Global ESG & Corporate Responsibility Outlook, H1 2024

April 2024

Report summary

Morning Consult’s Global Policy Outlook series provides monthly analysis of global sentiment on key issues at the intersection of politics and economics across 18 of the world’s largest markets, along with our six-month forecast of where policymaking is headed.

This edition assesses global public sentiment surrounding ESG and corporate social responsibility.

Key issues covered include:

  • Global trends in public views of carbon emissions reductions efforts, environmental protection more broadly, and efforts to enhance gender and racial diversity in corporate management
  • Market-specific analysis of risks and opportunities in high-income countries


Corporate decision-makers, risk management and financial services professionals, and public sector entities rely on this report series to understand how public sentiment is trending across critical policy areas and make business, investment and public sector decisions accordingly.

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Trended Data File
A trended, sortable XLSX data file covering all monthly historical waves from January 2023 onwards among global adults and select demographics


This report relies on data collected through Morning Consult’s proprietary survey research capabilities from March 2023 through February 2024. Data comes from monthly surveys conducted among representative samples of roughly 1,000 adults per country, with unweighted margins of error of +/-3 percentage points. All interviews are conducted online. Surveys field during the second half of the indicated month.

Data is weighted to approximate representative samples of adults in each country surveyed. Weighting parameters vary by country.

Consult our Global Political Intelligence Methodology Primer for additional details on sampling and data collection procedures, weighting and representativeness, margins of error, and question wording.

About the author

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Jason McMann
Head of Political Intelligence

Jason I. McMann leads geopolitical risk analysis at Morning Consult. He leverages the company’s high-frequency survey data to advise clients on how to integrate geopolitical risk into their decision-making. Jason previously served as head of analytics at GeoQuant (now part of Fitch Solutions). He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University’s Politics Department. Follow him on Twitter @jimcmann. Interested in connecting with Jason to discuss his analysis or for a media engagement or speaking opportunity? Email [email protected].