Leapfrogging from the COVID-19 crisis

June 23, 2020
Covid-19 workers mouth masks

Every crisis also brings opportunities. Those who step up their game will be better off and far more ready to confront the challenges – and opportunities – of the next normal. We call out to governments, knowledge institutes and private sector, to take action now!

Many expected 2020 to be a turbulent year. However, none could predict the COVID-19 pandemic, causing an unprecedented social and economic global crisis. Although patient health and saving lives is -and should be- the primary concern, leaders from public and private sector should already look ahead. Besides RESPONDING to the immediate needs, now is also the time to RETHINK and REINFORCE your strategies, to get out of this crisis stronger and ahead of competition.

The sense of urgency, brought by the disruptions of societies and industries, should be leveraged on, to adapt to the ‘new normal’. The support for innovation, for digitalization and for transformation of business models and institutions is reaching new heights and shifts in global supply chains bring opportunities both for developed countries, as well as emerging economies.

Read the full article for our full analysis, our call for action and our recommendations to policymakers and decision makers in public and private sector.