The private sector is facing unprecedented uncertainty, risk, and disruption. No business model will escape 2020 unscathed. Yet, in the midst of chaos, there is opportunity.
Once we get the virus under control and the economy begins to improve, society will enter an unprecedented period of re-balancing. Every norm, every assumption, every company, every leader will be looked at through a new perspective. Investors will need to adjust their portfolios, consumers will change their buying preferences, voters will reassess elected officials, and employees will seek out the companies most able to provide long-term career opportunities.
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The COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting impacts on the 17 SDGs and has implications for people, businesses, and the environment worldwide, according to the UN SDG Progress Report (E/2020/57). To name a few impacts: the pandemic is reversing the current...Read More
In the second in a series of three online discussions Goal 17 Partners hosted in collaboration with Global Perspectives as part, Susan Myers moderated a discussion on gender equality with the following panelists: Yumiko Murakami of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Aragon St Charles of Hogan Lovells, Mihoko Kashiwakura of...Read More
Goal 17 Partners, in collaboration with Global Perspectives, hosted a series of online discussions the week of July 20-21, 2020. The aim of these discussions was to highlight and support the sustainability movement in Asia and drive continued momentum around equality and diversity....Read More