Harnessing COVID-19’s digital dividend to finance the Sustainable Development Goals

Read the full story from the World Economic Forum.

Digital is the clear winner of the COVID crisis, as hundreds of millions of people have migrated to the world of bytes to socialize, work and consume. Although only some of this unprecedented behavioural shift will stick in the long term, there is no doubt that COVID has catapulted us into the digital future.

COVID’s digital dividend could be huge, from helping to deliver our climate goals to improving health and education access. Whether we can actually get this dividend, however, depends on how digitalization reshapes finance.

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