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Climate Targets and Industry Participation in the Recovery

By Henrik Poulsen, Mads Nipper, and Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen  COPENHAGEN – The COVID-19 pandemic must not lead governments to lower their climate ambitions. Accelerating the transition to a low-carbon sustainable economy can both drive the recovery and build resilience for the future. Other countries could look to Denmark for inspiration on climate initiatives that will […]

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WARHORSE AIR FREIGHT INITIATIVE TAKES OFF

 The nationwide project driven by a company independent of the freight forwarding industry to enable non-conflictive inclusivity and ethical trade has attracted support from businesses such as Bidvest International Logistics, CFR, BidAir and Savino Del Bene, and organisations including the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF), B4SA and BUSA. It is facilitated through an […]

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Putting the Pep in PEPP

By Reza Moghadam LONDON – The European Central Bank’s €750 billion ($818 billion) Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (PEPP) was hailed at its inception in March as the “big bazooka,” bringing welcome relief to bond markets in so-called peripheral eurozone countries such as Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Greece. But the ECB must strengthen the program to […]

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Which Post-Pandemic Government?

By Raghuram G. Rajan  CHICAGO – Even with the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, speculation has turned to what society will look like afterward. Citizens, shocked by how easily their lives can be upended, will want to reduce risk. According to the emerging new consensus, they will favor more government intervention to stimulate demand (by pumping […]