Why leading with your brand’s values matters
64% of consumers strongly agree that they are more likely to purchase an item from a brand that is willing to take a stand on social issues and conflicts.
72% of consumers believe they can vote with their dollars and look to support brands that are good citizens.
Sustainability is a top concern for consumers
73% of consumers are tired of brands acting like they are exempt from environmental responsibility.
62% of consumers are actively seeking out brands that are sustainable in their business practices.
62% of consumers state that sustainability has become more important to them over the past three years.
Consumers are doing their own research when it comes to sustainability.
72% of consumers are likely to carry out their own research for sustainable options, and the most reliable sources of information are:
Search engine to find general information
Sustainability experts, advocates, and groups
Representation matters, and consumers want action
67% of consumers say it is important that brands they buy from take action to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
44% of consumers say that DEI has become increasingly important to them over the past three years.
In fact, 7 in 10 consumers say DEI is an important factor when choosing a brand to purchase from and 45% of consumers said they are willing to pay more for a product that reflects and promotes DEI.
51% of consumers state the most authentic way for a brand to demonstrate commitment to DEI is through broader actions and causes it supports beyond their products and services.
See how Amazon Ads helped these value-led brands
Source: Amazon Ads with Environics Research, "2022 Higher Impact" study, CA, DE, JP, U.K, and U.S.