As per the recent Dynata study on climate change sentiment. “Dynatas Global Consumer Trends: The Urgent Fight Against Climate Change” was launched on 28. September to 5 October 2021 in the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, China, Japan, India, and Australia.
- For more than For two-thirds of Germans, mitigating climate change has a global impact on climate change. Urgency (68 percent). Among these, 82 percent have already Buying behavior changed.
- 63 percent give to prefer products from environmentally conscious companies to companies with inadequate environmental practices. France (70 percent), Italy (76 percent), Spain (74 percent), and the USA (66 percent) each represent more than two-thirds of respondents who agree with this view.
- 62 percent of Germans believe that many companies are committed to environmental protection confess, but do not commit their practices to the presented ecological image of justice.
- Consumers In principle, companies see enormous potential in companies, which could lead to a slowdown to halt climate change (64 percent).
- Above all Millennials believe companies have a big impact (72 percent), and representatives of Generation Z in the fight against the climate crisis have slightly less hope in companies (49 percent).
The survey result of the Bitkom study “Climate effects of digitization”, was conducted by Accenture. It is the basis for a survey on climate change conducted by Bitkom Research on behalf of the digital association Bitkom. mid-September to the end of October 2020. 753 were interviewed Companies with 20 or more employees.
The Key findings at a glance:
- 46 percent of German companies have made a voluntary commitment, according to which they want to be carbon neutral at a certain point in time.
- 86 percent say that digital companies are leading the way in the fight against 79 percent believe that digital companies should exert influence to promote climate protection.
- Many With the help of digital technologies, companies want to be more efficient, more resource-efficient, and climate-friendly management: 91 percent want In the future, the training of IT specialists will also include climate and Sustainability aspects.
- 22 percent of companies planning climate neutrality already want this goal within the next five years, 50 percent have achieved this for the subsequent 5-year disc from 2026 to 2030, 10 percent would like after 2030, but by 2040 become completely climate-neutral and another 14 percent after 2040, but no later than 2050.
- 27 percent of all companies want to reduce their CO2 emissions but strive However, no complete climate neutrality.
- 17 percent have not currently planned a CO2 reduction in concrete terms, but are planning to do so in the future.
- In the case of a consistent and accelerated digitalization in industrial production, of mobility, buildings, and workplaces, CO2 emissions per the year 2030 compared to 2019 by 120 million tonnes (almost Half of the necessary savings of 262 million tonnes, which Germany for its self-imposed climate target in 2030).
In my opinion, the countries are showing the necessary steps needed for Carbon neutrality.