BUSINESS BEYOND COVID
LEILA FOURIE: Covid-19 offers chance to build back better than before
Our next threat is climate change and inexorably rising temperatures, but in trying to flatten the infection curve we inadvertently flattened the emissions curve
In the Business Beyond Covid series, CEOs and other business leaders and experts in their sectors look to the future after Covid-19. What effect has the pandemic and resulting lockdown had on their industries and the SA economy as a whole? Which parts will bounce back first and which will never be the same again? Most importantly, they try to answer the question: where to from here?
Earlier in 2020 on a trip to Cape Town, I was struck once again by the incredible inequality that exists in this country. Inequality is at its most graphic, for a traveller, when you drive from the airport into town past the informal settlements that abut the N2...