While the black swan is an “unpredictable event that is beyond what is normally expected of a situation and has potentially severe consequences”, the supply chain and business environment is disrupted every day by numerous issues and the pace of change in our business environment is gathering momentum. Is it possible to bullet-proof our supply chains?
This is not an exhaustive list, however business leaders regularly exchange perspectives on these types of issues at F&L. Join us for dialogue.
We have covered some, but not yet all, of these questions in our Friday Focus discussions. Join the dialogue.
On a geopolitical and country level, politics and regulation affect how industry and business can operate. Will countries work together on issues like global climate change, the way they have on coronavirus? How can every part of our society be included?
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a colossal infrastructure investment aiming to promote international co-operation, which may boost trade and growth for economies in Asia and further afield. Begun in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, nearly 70 countries across Asia, Europe and Africa (more than two-thirds of the world’s population) have seen infrastructure developments and investments.