Eric Whan

Director, GlobeScan

Eric Whan is a Director at GlobeScan, an insights and strategy firm dedicated to building trusted leadership for a sustainable and equitable future. Over 20 years, Eric has helped steer the company’s growth to become the partner of choice for many of the world’s most influential organizations seeking to understand and reshape how they create value for their stakeholders. His current clients and collaborators include P&G, IKEA, WWF, Danone, Visa, Newmont, Nutrien, and VF Corp among others.

Eric is co-designer of GlobeScan’s and BBMG’s Aspirationals consumer segmentation and was the creator of National Geographic’s Greendex survey on the state of sustainable consumption globally. Eric also directs the GlobeScan SustainAbility Surveys program, an elite research platform that provides open-source insights from experts into sustainability leadership, progress toward the SDGs and climate action across 80+ countries. In 2019, Eric launched GlobeScan’s most recent global consumer insights platform designed to help large companies and NGOs better enable more healthy and sustainable living in a mutually beneficial way via an annual 25-country consumer survey.



Sessions with this Speaker

The Era of Enhanced Ambition: Global Climate Leadership & Cooperation

  • Climate Crisis
  • Mobilizing Capital
The call for global climate action is hitting a critical peak, and 2020 is a crucial year for international climate policy. However, policy alone will not be enough to create the ambitious action needed to meet this call.

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Katie Sullivan Managing Director, IETA
Kelley Kizzier Associate Vice President for International Climate, Environmental Defense Fund
Dr. Maryam Golnaraghi Director of Extreme Events and Climate Risk, The Geneva Association
Eric Whan Director, GlobeScan
Dave Sawyer Chief Economist, Institute for Canadian Climate Choices
Duncan Van Bergen Vice President, Nature Based Solutions, Shell
Catherine Stewart Director General, Multilateral Affairs and Climate Change, Environment and Climate Change Canada