Governments must act rapidly to address the massive and potentially extended slowdown triggered by the COVID Crisis. As we fight fires, calm heads are needed. These events have already triggered an acceleration of the Robot Revolution – ie the automation of many more jobs across numerous industries.
Policy responses must therefore address immediate societal needs as well as the longer-term imperative to adapt social and physical infrastructure to help create stronger and more resilient economies. This requires imagination and careful thinking.
Our paper on Government Policy Responses sets out four principles that should underpin all policy thinking, and identifies five areas that are of particular importance, as illustrated below. Click on iether image to download.
For further discussion on business and policy solutions, join our free eConference on 1st April (31st March in USA) - register at www.esgx.org.