Ensuring resilience post-Covid & accommodating the transition to a more sustainable future

Ensuring resilience post-Covid & accommodating the transition to a more sustainable future

Gwynne Master, Managing Director & Head of Working Capital Solutions, Lloyds Bank, Lloyds Commercial Banking, speaks to FinextraTV during Sibos about how, in the wake of the pandemic’s disruption, ‘resilience’ will be the watchword in many management suites. We hear about the challenges businesses need to consider moving forward, what tools and technologies will help banks be more resilient and ho…

The Cartography of Post-COVID-19 Green Growth | Green Horizon Summit 2020

The world needs to chart a course for green and resilient growth. With environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments already outperforming in the downturn, private finance has a key role to play in supporting the recovery and accelerating the transition to a low-carbon future. How can policy-makers and financiers work together to create green jobs and support the return to growth?

Speakers: David Schwimmer, Kristalina Georgieva, John Green, Angela Darlington, Andrew Bailey, Mark Carney, William Russell, Liv Garfield, Paolo Gentiloni, Christine Lagarde, Jes Staley

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Webinar: Transforming Tourism for a resilient and sustainable post COVID world

The webinar was organized by UNEP in collaboration with OECD and UNECE as a side event of the 26th meeting of the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy (CEP).

The tourism sector is one of those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rebuilding tourism is an opportunity for transformation with a focus on building more resilient communities and businesses through innovation, circularity, digitalization, sustainability, and partnerships.


• Welcome and introductions Bruno Pozzi, Director of the Europe Office, UNEP
• Setting the scene Dr Anna Spenceley, Chair of the IUCN Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group
• Panel session: Sustainable tourism policies and practices during the COVID-19 recovery – needs, tools and benefits:
Moderator: Marika Palosaari, Programme Coordinator, Regional Office for Europe, UNEP
-Anne Pluvinage-Nierengarten, Head of the Global Affairs Unit, Directorate for European and International Affairs, Ministry for the Ecological Transition, France
-Peter Haxton , Policy Analyst, OECD
-Sergio Guerreiro, Director, Tourism Portugal
-Alina Szasz, Public Manager, Carpathian Sustainable Tourism Center
-Tim Fairhurst, Secretary General, European Tourism Association
• Questions and answers session
• Closing remarks

More information about the event available here: https://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/event-summary-transforming-tourism-resilient-and-sustainable-post-covid-world-1300-cet-9-november

Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19 (short version)

The ILO’s Rebuilding Better project has supported women entrepreneurs in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and adopt more sustainable and resilient business models.

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Resilience and green growth: Moving the needle on climate action post-pandemic

The global economic slowdown that has accompanied COVID-19 lockdowns has resulted in improved air quality and reduced emissions in many parts of the world. But as we look ahead and start imagining life post-pandemic, how can we make sure these climate improvements are not only temporary but instead part of a broader transition to net-zero economies?

Amal-Lee Amin, Climate Change Director, CDC Group
Amar Bhattacharya, Senior Fellow at the Global Economy and Development Program, Brookings Institution
Kumayl Khaleeli, CEO, Zephyr
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, President, Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad

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