Three priorities for sustainable crisis response strategies, World economic outlook
Wednesday 4 November 2020 – Vol.11 Ed.45.3
Commentary: Covid, central banks and climate crisis
By Nick Robins in London
One of the more surprising outcomes of the Covid-19 crisis is the way it has deepened efforts across the financial system to build a sustainable economy. More and more central banks have committed to green finance, recognising the shared roots of the pandemic and climate change in intensifying environmental degradation. To develop truly sustainable crisis response strategies, three priorities stand out.
Meeting: World economic outlook
Tuesday 10 November, 15:00-16:00 GMT
The Covid-19 crisis resulted in a significant contraction across the globe. The International Monetary Fund responded by swiftly adjusting its economic forecasts for the world economy. Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, deputy director in the IMF’s research department, discusses the results of the Fund’s world economic outlook, potential ways forward for the global economy, and the initial third quarter GDP figure.
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