A discussion about the importance of applying environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations to global supply chains, with Jonathon Karelse, chief executive officer, and Y Nguyen, governance and risk management practice lead, with NorthFind Management.
Orders fell almost 10% in 2019 and then more than 50% in 2020 to the lowest in at least two decades, IHS Markit data show. If activity doesn’t pick up, that could lead to a dearth of vessels and a spike in freight rates in a few years.
Damon Pike, international tax principal and leader of the customs and international trade practice of BDO, discusses what are likely to be the differences and similarities between the Trump and Biden administrations’ approaches toward trade.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on global risk-management strategies. Many companies learned in 2020 that their supply chains weren’t prepared for a disruption of such massive scale. Now, they’re determined not to get caught short again.
The auto industry dodged disaster when the U.K. and European Union sealed a post-Brexit trade accord, but not before carmakers announced factory closures and called off plans to make several new vehicles in the country.
Matthew Goodman, senior vice president and holder of the Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the prospects of the Biden Administration bringing the U.S. back into the Trans-Pacific Partnership.