Webinar - Business and COVID-19

Connecting Business initiative Secretariat
Event date 26 Mar '20 15:00 - 16:30

Screenshot of the panelists during the webinar

Business Fights Poverty hosted a live webinar on 26 March 2020 on business and COVID-19 with McKinseyUNDP and the Connecting Business Initiative to deep-dive into the impacts, and what action businesses can take, particularly to support those who are most vulnerable in their value chains and in the communities in which they operate.

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  • Kurt Chauviere, Partner, McKinsey
  • Arvind Govindarajan, Partner, McKinsey
  • Jane Nelson, Director, Corporate Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Myriam Sidibe, Handwashing Expert, Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Sahba Sobhani, Global Director, Private Sector, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Moderator: Zahid Torres-Rahman, CEO, Business Fights Poverty