Having experienced the social and economic trauma of this crisis, we should decide not to tempt our fate any further.

The deep social and economic impacts of COVID-19 will be felt long after we emerge from the health crisis.

The question is how we will emerge: having “only” vanquished a virus pandemic or having used the financial restart measures to also significantly advance on the synchronous climate change emergency, having created a new social and environmental contract that meets the Sustainable Development Goals.

Will we dangerously return to policies, technologies, business processes, and behaviors of the past, or will we derive valuable lessons for clean long-term growth and social inclusion, making us better equipped to take the other crises in our stride?

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