How sustainability will be fundamental to progress: Six ways the corporate world will have to change

Through our “inescapable truths” research in which we identified several pre-COVID disruptive forces as shaping the medium-term outlook for economies and markets. They predicted a slowing economy and unprecedented disruption, and implied active stock selection and risk management would be critical. In this paper we explain how sustainability will be fundamental to understanding this shift in a post-COVID world, focusing on key areas that point to a changing role of the corporate sector in society.