The global consumer industry experienced a 47% drop in company filings mentions of environmental sustainability in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Diageo with 167% year-on-year increase, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 522 consumer company filings. GlobalData’s Consumer: Filings Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the consumer industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.
Notably, environmental sustainability was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q3 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of cryptocurrencies and plant-based diets, according to GlobalData.
Of the top leading companies in the consumer industry, Diageo had the greatest increase in references for environmental sustainability in Q3 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 1448 environmental sustainability-related sentences in the company's filings - 11% of all sentences - and an increase of 167% in Q3 2023 compared with Q3 2022. PepsiCo’s mentions of environmental sustainability rose by 0.89% to 681 and Dabur India’s by 143% to 435 and Unicharm’s by 828% to 297 and LG Electronics’s by 56% to 296.
GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for environmental sustainability in Q3 2023 was 112.
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