Global Corporate Survey 2022: ESG And Sustainability Budgets, Priorities And Tech Preferences Data Tables

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Q1: How would you describe your firm’s level of commitment to ESG and sustainability? 

Q2: Which statement best describes the integration of ESG and sustainability into business decision-making in your industry in 2025?

Q3: To what extent do you agree with the following statements?

Q4: In the last 12 months, how significant have the following drivers been in influencing your firm's commitment to ESG and sustainability issues

Q5: What is the involvement of the following decision-makers in defining your firm's ESG and sustainability strategy?

Q6: To what extent do the following decision-makers fund the implementation of your firm's ESG & sustainability strategy?

Q7: For each of the following business functions, please indicate the role they take with regard to defining and implementing your firm’s ESG and sustainability strategy?

Q8: Over the next 2 years, what is the relative significance of the following rules and frameworks with regard to increasing your firm’s spending on ESG and sustainability?

Q9: To what extent is it a priority for your firm to fund improvements in the following processes over the next 2 years? 

Q10: To what extent will your firm increase spend on consulting services in 2023 compared with 2022 to improve the following processes?

Q11: If you were selecting a consulting provider to support your ESG and sustainability initiatives, how would you rank the following factors?

Q12: Which of the following best describes your approach to managing the following ESG and sustainability use cases?

Q13: If you were selecting a software provider to support your ESG and sustainability initiatives, how would you rank the following factors? 

Q14: By how much do you expect to increase spend on the following software categories in 2023 compared with 2022?

Q15: What is your perspective on the ESG and sustainability capabilities of the following software providers?

Q16: What is your perspective on the ESG and sustainability capabilities of the following consulting providers?

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About the authors

Jessie Wilson

Jessie is an Analyst in the Verdantix ESG & Sustainability practice. Her current research agenda spans areas such as ESG reporting, the circular economy and supply chain sustainability. Prior to joining Verdantix, Jessie graduated from the University of Bristol with First Class Honours in BSc Geography and French. Her dissertation was on achieving a circular economy for plastics with reusable packaging.

Kim Knickle

Research Director, ESG & Sustainability
Kimberly Knickle is Research Director of the ESG & Sustainability practice at Verdantix. Her research areas encompass ESG regulations and reporting, ESG risk, supply chain sustainability, circular economy, social impact, and sustainable finance. Kim has worked for more than 20 years in the IT industry, providing research and analysis to help companies invest wisely in new technologies. Before joining the analyst industry, she held various roles in IT services, engineering and product safety testing, beginning her career at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Kim holds an MBA from Boston University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell.

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