Spotlight on Davos: Building healthy and equitable societies
The COVID-19 pandemic brought to light, and exacerbated, existing inequalities on a range of fronts. More than 600 million people lived in extreme poverty as of 2017, and another 100 million or so joined them as a result of the pandemic. These challenges will persist unless leaders create sufficient jobs with decent wages, as well as a robust social contract that ensures access to affordable housing, healthcare, and energy. Explore these insights to understand what it will take to achieve growth that’s sustainable and inclusive, and stay tuned for more on #WEF2022.