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Business Leaders Commit to a Clean Economic Recovery

With pressure mounting in some quarters for a return to "normal," there can be no delay in planning for the post-pandemic future. Unless the world's leading businesses commit to rebuilding on an entirely new foundation, another global crisis will be inevitable.

LAUSANNE – The COVID-19 crisis is not over. Many people are still suffering from it, and yet voices calling for a return to normal are already being raised. But what is normality? Prior to the crisis, was the situation anything like “normal”? Our society was fragile; our way of life was unsustainable; and inequalities were growing. Already afflicted by climate change, our systems were upended by a viral fever.

Is this really the society we want to return to? If the crisis leads to a new world, what will it look like? Everywhere, op-eds, analyses, and opinions on these essential questions are flourishing, as if all we had to do is wish for it to happen.

A More Sustainable Economy

We, the Solar Impulse Foundation and the corporations who support it, do not simply wish for a more sustainable world; we commit to implementing it through concrete actions.

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