The global consumer industry experienced a 5% drop in social media posts on corporate governance in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for Unilever, according to GlobalData’s analysis of social media posts. Corporate Governance is a priority in most of the industries today including Consumer. GlobalData’s ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Top Trends by Sector – Thematic Research report assesses the impact of ESG by identifying key trends, company filings, and hiring pattern across 16 key sectors. Buy the report here.

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Notably, innovation was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q1 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions ahead of Covid-19 and cloud, according to GlobalData.

Of the 50 leading companies in the consumer industry, Unilever had the most mentions of corporate governance in Q1 2023. GlobalData identified 339 corporate governance-related posts in the industry's social media activity - 0.01% of all posts - and a decrease of 5% in Q1 2023 compared with Q4 2022.

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