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Grant Dusting from McCrindle (Or as they like to call him Stat Man) joined Kirste and Dan to discuss social impact.

There is a growing number of people wanting to know the brands they support are contributing to society. They did a national survey to understand how people think about their purchases and what they look for from organisations.

87% of people say that reporting on social impact will build their trust in an organisation.

People have easy access to information now more than ever. Articles and images have circulated on social media, depicting children in sweatshops or landfills. People do not want to support that.

“People want to understand, not just what am I purchasing or donating to. But also what is the indirect impact of my contribution. There is an expectation for companies to make a positive contribution in the world.”

Does an organisation’s social impact make you trust them more? Let us know your thoughts by texting or messaging us on socials. Listen to the full chat below!

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