As the global pandemic spread across the world, companies, industries and governments scrambled to adapt and align to the new normal, pivoting their priorities and strategies to focus on business continuity, food safety, border control and other transition processes.
But with the "new normal" firmly established, and change the only constant, it is time to bring sustainability back to the forefront of conversations.
This panel will discuss the steps companies, governments, and individuals could take to align our immediate pandemic response with the longer-term imperatives of sustainability? And how will technology help balance economic imperatives with sustainability considerations in a post COVID world?
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Girish Ramachandran is the President of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in Asia Pacific. He began his TCS career in 1994 and has held multiple leadership positions across key parts of the business around the world. Girish also serves on the board of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) based in Amsterdam, a pioneer in global sustainability reporting.
Rosanne is the Pro Vice Chancellor Research Engagement at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Prior to joining AUT in 2014, she was General Manager, Business Partnerships (NZ, Australia & Pacific) at Auckland UniServices Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary and commercial arm of the University.
Maggie is the Director of Fresh Eyre, a niche training company specialising in teaching presentation and media skills. A presentation trainer, stylist, and media advisor to former Prime Minister Helen Clark, her work has been recognized in Time Magazine and in international media including, the United Kingdom, China, Canada and Dubai. Prior to travelling, she worked as an account director for top Public Relations firm Acumen Republic - heading up their presentation and media brand, Encore.