Jerusalem as Israeli capital: a spread disapproval

A spread disapproval of US President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is what emerges from a survey conducted by ORB International for GIA at the end of December 2017 to which some of the WIN members participated. Considering the interviewed countries, more than two thirds of the interviewed (71%) disagree with the proposal. Disagreement rises at 94% if we consider the…

How Spaniards look at world leaders

The world expressed their opinion on global leaders (read more here). What is the Spanish view? The classification, provided by Instituto DYM, varies in some cases, but not in its two major positions: the most positively valued leader is Pope Francis (net +57), as it receives a 74% approval and just a 17% rejection. After the head of the Catholic Church are left Macron (+27,…

Irish views on global leaders: a clear position towards Brexit

Irish people view Theresa May very unfavourably according to new research on world leaders from WIN, of which RED C is the Irish member. Only German citizens view her less favourable. Overall citizens of both countries see Theresa May very unfavourably, with 68% of the Irish regarding May unfavourably, and just 22% regarding her favourably. Among all EU countries covered, only Italy (net +8) and Poland (+14)…

Money can’t buy you happiness: one Italian in two is happy, despite Italy tops the list of economic pessimism

Doxa results from 2017 End of Year survey reveal a pessimistic scenario for Italy in relation to economic prosperity: those who expect a positive year for the economy of the country are in line with 2016 result (9%), while those who are most pessimistic towards next year’s prosperity show a slight increase (59% from last year’s 57%). The net hope barometer over the past 10…

End of Year Survey results: Happiness beyond Pessimism

About two-thirds (59%) of the world population declared they are happy. 2017 has been a tough year with political and economic instability around the world and this may have influenced personal lives. Nevertheless, the majority in all polled countries are happy. These are the resuts of the traditional End of Year Survey, initiated in 1947 and ongoing since then. The fieldwork this year was conducted in 55 countries worldwide in…

Global Leaders: Different perceptions from EOY Survey

Two years ago, just before he left office almost three in five (59%) of those polled throughout 65 countries around the world held a favourable view of US President Barack Obama. This year and having been in office for just over a year, President Trump does not poll so favourably – 30% holding a favourable view of him, 56% an unfavourable view. Meanwhile President Putin has gone from one in three (33%) viewing him favourably to 42%,…

Women and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics): a topic for gender diversity

Only one woman out of three is enrolled in STEAM courses in higher education and univerisity in Lombardy, northern Italy. A recent Doxa research shows that male students aim more at career, while female students are still influenced by cultural models present in the country. So, it is important to give them concrete examples of both personal and professional success. STEAM subjects are a real opportunity for women…

What’s behind the growth of organics products in Brazil?

Alike mature markets of Europe and North America, demand for organic products is on the rise in Brazil. So it is the number of suppliers, the variety of the portfolio offer, the channels of commercialization, and the multiplication of credentials to reduce information barriers. Are we then reaching the organics nirvana in the global South? Read here the full article from our preferred supplier in Brazil, Market Analysis.