Our knowledge hub brings together the latest EOS Insights from our experts and thought leadership on the pandemic.
28 August 2020
In this series, we will explore the links between infectious diseases, environmental issues and social sustainability, alongside the role of investors and companies. In part one, Sonya Likhtman looks at how the destruction of ecosystems can increase the risk of pandemics.
Social impacts of the pandemic
In the fifth article in our series about the social impacts of the pandemic, Emily DeMasi looks at how the lack of national paid family and medical leave policies in the US has contributed to widening inequalities.
Other thought leadership
Policymakers around the globe have attempted to crack down on intrusions by technology companies into users’ data privacy, with tighter regulation and greater scrutiny. But the coronavirus pandemic has raised concerns about a similar intrusion by governments, for the greater public good.
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing governments around the globe to enact emergency legislation to contain the spread of COVID-19, with cities in lockdown, shops, theatres and restaurants closed, and office workers logging on at home. What can companies do to manage their way through this difficult period?
A public health crisis often leads to regulatory changes, as well as shifts in cultural expectations and human behaviour. What can companies do to mitigate the worst impacts of a major crisis? There are several areas for board members and company executives to consider.