The spotlight is growing on how companies previously managed their finances (e.g. share buyback programmes) and are now responding (e.g. drawing down credit lines and executive pay) to the financial pressures of COVID-19

Week of 23 March 2020 The spotlight is growing on how companies previously managed their finances (e.g. share buyback programmes) and are now responding (e.g. drawing down credit lines and executive pay) to the financial pressures of COVID-19 Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, highlights that those companies that maintained a short-term profit orientation … Continue reading The spotlight is growing on how companies previously managed their finances (e.g. share buyback programmes) and are now responding (e.g. drawing down credit lines and executive pay) to the financial pressures of COVID-19

A growing number of companies are offering support to enable the survival of their economically fragile business partners, including by providing early payments, reducing payment terms and extending credit to small suppliers, and suspending payments owed by business partners until business resumes

Week of 23 March 2020 A growing number of companies are offering support to enable the survival of their economically fragile business partners, including by providing early payments, reducing payment terms and extending credit to small suppliers, and suspending payments owed by business partners until business resumes Here are some illustrative examples:Morrisons announced it would pay all … Continue reading A growing number of companies are offering support to enable the survival of their economically fragile business partners, including by providing early payments, reducing payment terms and extending credit to small suppliers, and suspending payments owed by business partners until business resumes

A growing number of companies are providing products and services to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from repurposing production lines to manufacture face masks, hand gel and medical equipment, to providing computing resources, open data and product donations

Week of 23 March 2020 A growing number of companies are providing products and services to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from repurposing production lines to manufacture face masks, hand gel and medical equipment, to providing computing resources, open data and product donations Here are some illustrative examples:IBM, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft and … Continue reading A growing number of companies are providing products and services to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from repurposing production lines to manufacture face masks, hand gel and medical equipment, to providing computing resources, open data and product donations