In this memo Bill Gates shares his views of how to accelerate global innovation, which is the key to limiting the damage to society and the economy. This includes innovations in testing, treatments, vaccines, and policies to limit the spread while minimizing the damage to economies and well-being.
The Fiduciary Investors Symposium Digital 2020 global digital program addressed the pertinent issues for investors in navigating a crisis environment. It explored the leadership and investment issues in the short and long term including the disruption to portfolio construction, liquidity and risk management issues, and the need to fast-track purpose before profit. It explored the changing nature of the global economy and whether the status quo processes and behaviours that investment professionals undertake to tackle risks and opportunities will be sufficient in the future.
This online interactive conference brought together investors, academics and fund managers to share the stories and ideas around investment opportunities out of this crisis and how it can be an opportunity for a more equal and sustainable economy.