COVID-19: A Wake Up Call for Collaborative Action Towards a More Sustainable Nigeria
Paul Appiah-Konadu & Oreva Atanya.

COVID-19 has brought significant disruptions to the economic and social lives of Nigerians and people all over the world, with significantly adverse effects on vulnerable communities. Beyond the financial cost to individuals and government, the cost of human lives cannot be overemphasized. In the fight to curb the spread of the coronavirus, there has already…

Privacy In The Age Of A Pandemic.
Kirsten Martin

If we are going to end social distancing, we will need to find a way to know who has COVID-19 and where they are.  Temperature and symptom tracking, testing, and contact tracing are regularly mentioned as a part of long-term solutions.[1]  This is a lot of data about individuals that will be tracked and reported…

Pandemic bonds: The financial cure we need for COVID-19?
Dror Etzion, Bernard Forgues, & Emmanuel Kypraios

Countries around the world are taking unprecedented action to stem financial collapse due to COVID-19. Governments are acting as insurers of last resort, providing liquidity to both individuals and corporations in dire straits. In these perilous times, the insurance sector itself will also be paying out claims, whether it’s to people who have experienced damage to life…

What is Essential?
Sarah Birrell Ivory

What is Essential? This is a question my family and I have asked many times in recent weeks, as Covid-19 forces us to reconsider both the meaning of that word, and the values that drive different people’s answers. Collectively, as a society, asking this question has led to us facing some fairly uncomfortable truths about…

Why Don’t Businesses See This Coming?
Glen Dowell

As the Covid-19 threat started to hit home in the United States, I was just preparing to begin teaching my Strategies for Sustainability course.  I usually begin each class session with a broad question to prime the ensuing discussion; for that opening class I used two: (1) why do businesses need to address sustainability issues?…