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Deep dives with McKinsey experts

Sustainable Fashion: How the fashion industry can urgently act to reduce its greenhouse gas emission

– By accelerating changes all along the value chain, the industry will be able to substantially reduce, and ultimately minimize, its contribution to global warming.

Corporate travel: The long road to recovery

– It may take business travel a long time to return to prepandemic levels, and the new normal will differ from the past. Here’s what corporate travel providers need to know.

America’s behavioral health crisis: The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic

– Mental and substance-use disorders worsen people’s health and impose major costs on society. The COVID-19 crisis has only amplified these effects. This McKinsey Live session explores what healthcare leaders can do to mitigate behavioral-health impacts.

Considerations for schools amid COVID-19

– Education leaders, teachers, and parents are faced with myriad decisions about students’ futures, and the stakes are high. Their choices must be informed by facts—reliable data and lessons learned from experience.

How improving health globally can save lives and strengthen economies

– The costly COVID-19 crisis provides an opportunity to dramatically advance worldwide health and prosperity.

Building more resilient value chains after the COVID-19

– It’s more important than ever that companies, as well as individual countries, boost the resilience of their value chains.

The widening US education gap: Educators discuss how to address inequities caused by school shutdowns

– McKinsey convened a panel of teachers and administrators to discuss ways of addressing challenges that school shutdowns have created for K–12 students.

Protecting US small businesses from the impact of COVID-19

– Many small businesses have closed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. In this McKinsey Live webinar, partner Deepa Mahajan discusses innovations and support mechanisms that could help keep more small companies in business.

Accelerating digital capabilities to recover from the COVID-19 crisis

– The rapid migration to digital technologies driven by the pandemic is likely to continue. This McKinsey Live webinar covers the four elements of a digital agenda for recovery.

Returning to the workplace: Lessons from essential businesses

– As companies bring workers back to offices and plants, they can learn from organizations that have kept their facilities open during the COVID-19 crisis. This McKinsey Live webinar looks at the most important adjustments for safety in various work environments.

Investing in Black lives and livelihoods: What stakeholders can do

– Black Americans face longstanding economic challenges. The COVID-19 crisis could make these challenges worse. McKinsey partner Jason Wright discusses ways to support the health and wealth of Black businesses and households.

Reimagining organizations for post-pandemic times

– Companies have mobilized to address the COVID-19 crisis through bold experiments and new ways of working. In this McKinsey webinar, Mary Meaney, global coleader of McKinsey’s Organization practice, discusses how leaders can not only make their companies faster but better for stakeholders.

Operations in the next normal: Five themes to focus on

– Operations executives are seeking to take what they have learned during the COVID-19 crisis and achieve new levels of performance. This McKinsey Live webinar covers five focal themes for these efforts.

Five priorities for rapid revenue recovery during COVID-19

– The muscles that companies can build to bring back revenues amid the COVID-19 crisis can also help accelerate growth. This McKinsey Live webinar covers the fundamentals of achieving new levels of speed and agility.

The economics of COVID-19: A look at possible scenarios for the next normal

– Although executives express uncertainty about how long the economy will take to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, they can begin to prepare their organizations for the “next normal.”

Reopening national economies: What five countries have done

– There’s no single playbook for reopening economies after COVID-19 lockdowns. This McKinsey webinar provides a comparative look at five countries’ reopening approaches—and the common power of data.

Four priorities for supporting Black Americans during and after COVID-19

– COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Black Americans has underscored persistent structural and systemic issues. Solutions during the recovery should target four areas.

Organizing schools to reopen during the COVID-19 crisis

– Schools must possess certain capabilities in order to bring back students and teachers. In this McKinsey webinar, experts discuss the challenges that schools often face and how to manage them.

How incumbents can build new businesses in response to the COVID-19 crisis

– A crisis tends to produce a wave of innovative companies. This McKinsey webinar looks at the six archetypes that incumbents can use to create new businesses of their own.

Demonstrating calm and optimism in a crisis

– A panel discusses how to attain an essential element of leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Customer experience in the next normal after COVID-19

– Companies that adapt to the changing needs of customers will recover more rapidly and be better positioned than competitors. McKinsey experts review three areas for leaders to focus on.

Driving and sustaining change programs in times of crisis

– Managing and executing change is always challenging—even more so in the COVID-19 crisis. In this webinar, McKinsey experts discuss actions that leaders can take to best support and sustain change efforts.

The CIO moment: Leadership through the second wave of the coronavirus crisis

– In this webinar, McKinsey experts discuss how CIOs can support companies’ digitization efforts now that the initial effort to stabilize the core business has largely concluded.

Restoring Europe’s economy amid COVID-19

– McKinsey experts discuss the economic impact that COVID-19 has had on Europe, the policy response by governments, and the possible timeframe and trajectory of a recovery.

The path to the next normal

– On April 8, McKinsey global managing partner Kevin Sneader shared what it will take to navigate from the crisis of today to the post-virus period: the “next normal.”

Supporting service operations amid the COVID-19 outbreak

– Service-operations specialists from McKinsey discuss how businesses can ensure employees’ productivity and safety, meet customers’ needs, maintain business continuity, and promote accountability amid the outbreak.

The minimum viable nerve center for governments’ coronavirus response 

– The pandemic has forced governments to elevate their response strategies. McKinsey experts talk about setting up crisis nerve centers with the agility to mobilize resources, execute, and adjust.

How to lead and manage remotely: Adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic

– The sudden, large-scale shift to remote working has meant leading and managing in new ways. Leaders from McKinsey share insights related to people, organizational structure, processes, and technology.

Managing the operational and supply-chain impact of the coronavirus

– McKinsey experts discuss immediate actions that companies can take to keep their supply chains running, along with moves to design and build resilient supply chains for the future.

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