What might the “world after” look like? Which social trends will accelerate? What economic opportunities will emerge? Will optimal resilience be the new economic mantra? Over the past few months, MSCI ESG Research has released a series of 10 charts focusing on what things might look like #postCovid19.
For more on our postCovid19 trends, listen to a two-part podcast with Linda-Eling Lee, global head of ESG research: #postCOVID19 podcast part one and podcast part two.
Vaccines Over Viagra?
In a postCOVID19 world, health care companies may have more financial incentive to address antimicrobial resistance.
Financing A Green and Inclusive Recovery
What initiatives could help finance a green and inclusive recovery postCovid19? And could they also help meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
Rethinking Health & Safety
Coronavirus may require society to reconsider what a dangerous job looks like, which may require new ways to measure exposure to social proximity
Green Buildings are Healthier Buildings
The coronavirus experience could give office and retail tenants another good reason to seek out green properties in the postCovid19 world
From OccupyWallSt to OccupyZoomConf?
The coronavirus may deepen social inequalities as less educated workers face a choice between layoffs or working in close proximity to others
Reshaping of the Oil & Gas Industry
Could recent oil-price shocks accelerate a reshaping of the oil & gas industry? Companies with more low-carbon patents may have a head start
Companies are moving their AGMs online which may allow more shareholders to participate, but could also allow management to avoid tough questions
Vulnerabilities in Industries with Concentrated Production
The coronavirus has exposed the vulnerabilities of industries with labor-intensive production highly concentrated in key locations
If city life becomes less appealing postCovid19, outward migration could mean more human encroachment into wild lands
More Disasters to Come?
COVID19 could be a sign of more disasters to come. As the climate crisis unfolds new infectious diseases may collide with increased heat stress and malnutrition
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