18 June 2020
With hundreds of millions of people around the world under some form of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our society and economy has been dramatically impacted by the lack of human mobility. Businesses have gone under, employees laid off or furloughed, major events cancelled or postponed, and many economic activities around the world have ground to a halt.
28 May 2020
Faced with climate change, natural resource depletion and population growth, the world looks set for an unsustainable future. Food insecurity and water scarcity are a reality for hundreds of millions of people, mainly in low-income countries. Experts warn that things will get only worse if we do not act sooner.
11 May 2020
As the deadly onslaught of Covid-19 is raging, the world has gone into isolation. Travel and movement restrictions have been imposed in many countries. Some have sealed off their borders entirely. Many industries have ground to a halt.
31 March 2020
The world is at a standstill. The worldwide spread of Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, is wreaking havoc on many industries. Amid nationwide lockdowns around the globe, whole sectors of the economy have gone into hibernation. International markets and supply chains have been jolted.