COVID-19 lessons learned and the role of business in Building Back Responsibly
The impact of Covid-19 has been unprecedented, not just in the tragic impact on lives, or the disproportional impact it has had on the most disadvantaged communities, but also in terms of what we have seen can be achieved. As lockdown restrictions ease and we all negotiate living in a ‘new normal’ we must not lose the opportunity to understand what factors made change happen at a pace previously unimaginable, and apply this to address the underlying inequalities and climate challenges that existed before Covid-19 that it has so dramatically highlighted.
To drive this, Business in the Community has spent the last month in conversation with over 100 business leaders and a further 500 practitioners and partners to understand what Covid-19 has taught us about how we could turn ambitions into action. Now is our moment to not simply slip back to a new normal, seeing the last few months as a series of heroic acts, but instead to seize the opportunity to accelerate action.
Join us to hear and share your thoughts with a diverse panel of business gamechangers on their experiences and reflections, and how they plan to take these actions forward in their businesses to Build Back Responsibly.
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For more information, contact Elena Perez, Events Manager at Elena.Perez@bitc.org.uk.