Thousands of Volunteers Engage and Serve on 7th Annual Nielsen Global Impact Day

On Thursday, June 21, over 24,000 Nielsen associates from 91 countries volunteered across more than 1,450 events to participate in our seventh annual Nielsen Global Impact Day (NGID). NGID is our annual day of service when we encourage our colleagues around the world to donate their time, skills and expertise to benefit their communities.

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Enterprise Risk Management Takes a Holistic Approach

In recent years, we have focused on continually maturing our Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework to understand the risks that affect our business. Julia Wilson, Director, Global Responsibility & Sustainability, Nielsen, recently sat down with Mandy Straka, Director, Security, Nielsen, to discuss what our refined ERM strategy means for Nielsen and our stakeholders.

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Community Engagement Is Critical to Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

In order to provide measurement services that create greater efficiency for the clients and markets we serve—and yield greater prosperity for all—it’s imperative that we include people from diverse backgrounds in our measurement and our company. Crystal Barnes, SVP, Global Responsibility & Sustainability, recently discussed this multicultural approach as it relates to our overall Diversity & Inclusion strategy with Don Lowery, SVP, Community Engagements.

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Redefining Value With Our Second Global Responsibility Report

Mitch Barns

Today we published our second Nielsen Global Responsibility Report. The report captures our performance and progress on our long term ESG-focused (environmental, social and governance) initiatives that drive continuous value and improvement for our business and stakeholders. CEO Mitch Barns shares some highlights.

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A Focus on Sustainability Aligns With Nielsen’s Path to 2020

In our Global Technology & Operations (GTO) organization, we strive to drive progress as a business, as well as in the communities and markets where we live and work around the world. Crystal Barnes, SVP, Global Responsibility & Sustainability, recently sat down with John Tavolieri, Chief Technology and Operations Officer, to discuss how this belief connects to our sustainability efforts and our Path to 2020.

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Nielsen Alumni Are Leaders of Community and Social Impact

Giving back to local communities is an essential part of our culture at Nielsen. Inspired by their time at Nielsen, many of our employees continue to make impactful contributions to their communities even after leaving the company. We recently caught up with three Nielsen alumni to learn how their Nielsen experience influenced their personal development as leaders in the social impact space.

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Nielsen Is Committed to Addressing Climate Change Impacts

Crystal Barnes

As a company with operations in more than 100 countries around the globe, we recognize that we are not immune to the effects of climate change on our business and operations. Crystal Barnes, SVP, Global Responsibility & Sustainability, Nielsen, and Executive Director, Nielsen Foundation, shares how Nielsen is addressing these impacts.

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Nielsen Invests in Technology to Accelerate Growth and Minimize Environmental Impacts

The choices we make around the technology we use across our business impacts not just the clients and markets we serve; they also benefit our environmental and social responsibility efforts. Crystal Barnes, SVP, Global Responsibility & Sustainability, recently sat down with Kim Anstett, Chief Information Officer, to discuss how these choices affect our day-to-day service delivery, as well as our environmental impacts more broadly.

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