Howard Lake | 27 January 2005 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 20 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis NGOs “trusted more” than media, governments and business A survey report presented to this week’s World Economic Forum in Davos reveals that non-profit organisations are trusted more by the public than governments, businesses and the media.The poll was conducted in December 2004 by US public relations firm Edelmean, and looked at public attitudes in eight countries, namely Britain, Japan, France, Germany, Brazil, the US, Canada and China.It is the sixth annual poll on this issue. The trend towards greater trust in non-profits is most pronounced in the USA, where trust has risen from 36% in 2001 to 55%, placing non-profits ahead of businesses. Advertisement Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Research / statistics About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.