In an era of declining trust, how can NGOs buck the trend?

Trust in global institutions is at an all-time low. The results of the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer paint a bleak picture of a broken global system and a population with little hope for things to improve. NGOs are caught in the negativity. Devex investigates what's behind the trends and how NGOs can win back trust.

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  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a Senior Reporter based in Canberra, where she focuses on the Australian aid community. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane, and online through news.com.au. Lisa additionally consults with Australian government providing data analytics, reporting and visualization services. Lisa was awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.

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