How a lockdown in China brought entire supply chains to their knees! The drastic measures taken by the Chinese government to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus have had far-reaching effects on the global economy. In this article, KSBSI (Indonesia) and ACV-CSC (Belgium) make an initial analysis of this impact and argue that this pandemic presents an opportunity to rethink the phenomenon of global supply chains, because they could be a lever for decent work under the right conditions. The full article is available in English only.
The question arises as to what support we offer, as high income countries, so that low and middle income countries can cope with this crisis and future ones.
WSM supports the European Climate & Jobs Pact and its three solutions towards a brighter, greener future.