The Difference a Day Makes: Thousands Volunteer on Fifth-Annual Nielsen Global Impact Day

On June 2, 2016, more than 23,000 Nielsen associates came together to volunteer for Nielsen Global Impact Day (NGID). This marked our fifth-annual global day of service, and the impact was one of the strongest yet. Volunteers helped with more than 1,400 projects in over 900 community organizations across more than 92 countries where Nielsen operates.

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Uncertainty Is The Key To Eroding Consumer Confidence

When consumers know what to expect, and are not feeling uncertain, they can tolerate a lot. Inflation, high or low, matters more or less depending on how far those affected anticipate it and can consequently incorporate it into their expectations about coming price changes, but consumers often react strongly when inflation or deflation is unexpected. Louise Keely uses Nielsen’s global consumer confidence index to illustrate this trend.

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Changing Attitudes and Awareness About Intellectual Disabilities with Data

 

Since 2014, Nielsen has had a strategic alliance with Special Olympics, and as part, we’re working with the organization to help better understand the impact of its programs and the influence of people with intellectual disabilities by using our data, measurement and analytical capabilities.

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Making the Business Case to Do Well by Doing Good

Corporate social responsibility isn’t a new topic, but it is one that a growing number of consumers around the globe are taking an interest in. And as Carol Gstalder, SVP, Consumer Insights North America Leader, presented during the CECP Summit, consumer brands that demonstrate commitment to sustainability outperform those that don’t.

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Investing in Environmental, Social and Governance Information

 

 

Crystal Barnes, vice president of corporate social responsibility at Nielsen, sat down with Kate Vanek, senior vice president of investor relations/finance at Nielsen, to get her insight into the value of the Nielsen Global Responsibility Report, particularly for investors.

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Understanding Hunger in America: Data Makes a Difference

While hunger in America continues to be an issue, using data is part of our collective efforts to make an impact. In the 2016 Map the Meal Gap, Nielsen partnered with Feeding America to understand not just what hunger looks like at the county level in the U.S., but also to gain a better understanding of the impact of hunger on our communities.

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