The Beirut Annual Conference is approaching!

Called the Paris of the Middle East for its vibrant culture and intellectual life, Beirut is the destination chosen to hold the WIN Annual Conference this year. It’s the perfect moment for the members to gather and experience four days of social events and intense productivity. As the title of the conference states, “from Insight to Impact”, the goal is to exchange views and opinions…

Women’s Regional Study in Americas

WIN is proud to announce the first results of a regional study on Women conducted by its members in the Americas:  A MAJORITY OF LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN BELIEVE THAT THEIR RIGHTS ARE NOT RESPECTED The survey was conducted by WIN members in December 2017, in 11 countries that represent 87% of the population of the American continent: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, the United States,…

Opinion on national politics in Western Europe

The results of a survey carried out by WIN European members within the 2017 End of Year Survey reveal a tendency not to trust towards politics and politicians. WIN conducted a survey in seven Western European countries in order to better understand how politics and public actors are perceived by each population. Those questions were proposed by BVA, the French member of WIN. The countries…

Chinese New Year: what worries the consumers?

A Lunar New Year has started in China with celebrations for the Spring Festival across the region in other Asian countries: this is the season when Chinese people gather together, celebrate family reunion, wrapping up what has passed and preparing for a brand new year. It is also the ‘biggest’ occasion for Chinese during a calendar year, as Spring Festival brings with itself the ideas of…

Despite a drop in confidence, a majority think their country will remain a member of the EU

Concern over the European Union is rising in political discussion on different occurrencies. Just a few weeks ago, we published the results of a survey about independence and the various attitudes towards it in different European countries, following the recent events of Catalonia and the historical tensions in other regions with a pattern of independence movements. As part of the same research in seven European…

Design Thinking is taking over the business world

Design Thinking is currently one of the most popular methods when it comes to systematically creative, customer centric innovation. In combination with the proved core competencies of market research, this approach successfully leads to innovative products and services that are tailored precisely to the customers’ wants and needs. But what exactly does Design Thinking even mean? Design Thinking is about thinking and designing ingeniously; at…

Attitudes towards Independence in Europe

After the economic crisis that affected the European Union, it seems that an awakening of the cultural and identities conflicts in different European countries has now occurred. In accordance with the last report of the World Economic Forum (WEF), political tensions are being generated, which could be extended to some EU countries. Countries like Spain, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy or the Netherlands have already…

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…

Peru and Global Leaders: a view from Latin America

The Peruvian results for the Global Leaders survey (part of 2017 End of Year Survey and collected by WIN member Datum Internacional) show a very favourable view of the Pope: the Head of the Catholic Church has also the highest support in the Latin American region with 75% favour, and in the countries of the European Union (66%). In Peru, according to the net index (favourable…

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,…