The post-Covid world may offer new opportunities to push business as a force for good. But getting the business model right will be crucial. In this second of a three-part series to help you pin down your plans, Tara Anderson explores the four components of a social enterprise business model, and
The need for employee financial wellness programs has increasingly gained attention in the past decade, and what began as general education initiatives have morphed into more actionable programs.
Offering a financial wellness program to employees was considered a value-added benefit, but the novel coronavirus pandemic suggests it is an urgent necessity.
“This outbreak has just shone a
My mom contracted polio when she was 14. She survived and learned to walk again, but my life was deeply affected by that virus. Today, as our larger society attempts to self-distance and self-isolate, my family has texted about the polio quarantine my mom was put under: how my grandma fearfully checked my aunt’s temperature
- In Brazil, science scepticism and political dogma have contaminated the debate about COVID-19.
- Poverty in Brazil has risen by 33% in the last four years.
- Public health experts must champion the urgent need to tackle social inequality.
“It may seem like a ridiculous idea but the only way to fight the
Coronavirus, and the many restrictions and rules it has imposed upon us, has justifiably drawn almost all of our attention as we attempt to flatten the curve. With the radical changes made to our lives in just a few weeks, the way we run our households, work and even prepare meals has shifted.
Members of the European Council added a reference to the green transition to the draft joint statement after a virtual summit. Prime ministers and presidents of EU countries urged officials on all levels to integrate sustainability measures in efforts to heal the economy from the damage amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
The European Union must integrate the
The global economy is melting down. There is no sugar coating that. Catastrophic disruptions like the one coronavirus containment measures are visiting on industries, business and workers are already producing tremendous pain. It will likely get worse, along with the already devastating human toll.
But profound upheavals like the one we are experiencing now also create unprecedented
By the time coronavirus COVID-19 is done wreaking havoc, some workers may find their personal finances in ruins. Visits to doctors or hospitals, missed work from staying home sick (and not even necessarily sick with COVID-19), workplace closures, all can add up. A recent study from Prudential finds that 54% of
Coronavirus is spreading rapidly across the U.S. and — like other major epidemics — is shedding a merciless light on the failings of the U.S. health care delivery system
The first is its deficient primary care capability. Many Americans lack access to affordable primary care providers they know and trust, and who know them. In the case
A patient presents at an emergency department somewhere in the world. They are feverish and vomiting. Doctors suspect it is influenza, but they are wrong.
When the outbreak of a virulent new disease such as the coronavirus is identified, the starting gun is fired on a vast, multimillion-dollar international effort to try