Ipsos Reid

Ipsos Reid

March 31, 2009 14:50 ET

The Gathering Storm:A World Public Opinion Analysis Primer on the Ev

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, World News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 31, 2009) - Washington, DC-A major analysis of world public opinion was released today by Ipsos- the worlds third largest market and opinion research company-on the eve of the April 2, 2009 G-20 meeting in London, England.

Titled "The Gathering Storm", the 64 page easy to read and illustrated analysis is based on 22,000 recent interviews conducted throughout countries totaling 75% of the world's GDP.

Key topics covered in the analysis include world citizen's attitudes on economic confidence, trade and regulation, trust of business, their most worrying issues and a unique segmentation on globalization and control.

"The report is a primer on world public opinion that literally puts the voice of citizen's at the table of perhaps the most important meeting of world leadership in decades" said Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos Global Public Affairs.

The Global @dvisor Report is free of charge and can be downloaded at http://www.ipsos-pa.com/expertise/trendsga/WorldPublicOpinion/

For more information on this news release, please contact:
Dr. Darrell Bricker
CEO, Ipsos Global Public Affairs
Phone (416) 324-2001
Cell (416) 509-8460


Dr. Clifford Alexander Young
Senior Vice President, Ipsos Public Affairs
Phone (312) 777-3911
Cell (312) 375-3328

About Ipsos

Ipsos is a leading global survey-based market research company, owned and managed by research professionals that helps interpret, simulate, and anticipate the needs and responses of consumers, customers, and citizens around the world. Member companies assess market potential and interpret market trends to develop and test emergent or existing products or services, and build brands. They also test advertising and study audience responses to various media, and measure public opinion around the globe.

They help clients create long-term relationships with their customers, stakeholders or other constituencies. Ipsos member companies offer expertise in advertising, customer loyalty, marketing, media, and public affairs research, as well as forecasting, modeling, and consulting and offers a full line of custom, syndicated, omnibus, panel, and online research products and services, guided by industry experts and bolstered by advanced analytics and methodologies. The company was founded in 1975 and has been publicly traded since 1999. In 2008, Ipsos generated global revenues of €979.3 million ($1.34 billion U.S.).

Visit www.ipsos.com to learn more about Ipsos offerings and capabilities.

Contact Information

  • Dr. Darrell Bricker, President & CEO, Ipsos Reid
    Primary Phone: 416-324-2001
    Secondary Phone: 416-509-8460
    E-mail: Darrell.Bricker@ipsos.com