Building business resilience: what has Covid-19 taught us?




Economies around the world have been shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic and revealed serious vulnerabilities and weaknesses. What can we learn from today’s crisis to build more resilience into our systems?

In this episode of Rethink Talks, centre researcher Robert Blasiak talks to Lisen Schultz, director of Stockholm Resilience Centre’s Executive Programme for Resilience Thinking, and Sturla Henriksen, Special Advisor to the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

Together, they reflect on what this pandemic has taught us about the vulnerabilities in our supply chains and economies, and discussing what can be done to build more resilient systems in the future. How much have we learned over past months, and what is yet to come?

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