What COVID-19 teaches us about resilience

April 7, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

It turns out our economic systems are more fragile than we thought. 

As locations across the world implement "shelter-in-place" orders in an effort to flatten the coronavirus contagion curve, we’re getting a real-time lesson in how intertwined our transportation and distribution systems are. It’s staggering to see how efforts to curb the human toll of a pandemic are rippling across every sector and creating incalculable emotional and social impacts. 

As we work to future-proof our economy, this pandemic may give rise to the power and value of local sourcing

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