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We can't let the coronavirus slow the march toward gender equality

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Speaking with business leaders recently, the conversation about the post-coronavirus path forward has shifted. There is now a greater focus on how to safely reopen economies, get people back to work, and repair the financial and cultural havoc this virus has wrought. In particular, there is a desire to ensure that we use this pandemic as an opportunity to rebuild society in a way that heals long-standing social inequities.
The theme of the World Economic Forum in Davos this year-held before the outbreak of COVID-19-was stakeholder capitalism, the notion that companies must look beyond...
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