As the world recovered from the pandemic, surges in demand led to shortages in supply, which were exacerbated by several events, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, domestic and international political tensions, and the increasing urgency for climate action resulting in new policies, targets, and practices. The result of this [im]perfect storm is the current inflation we are experiencing, which went from -0.4% in January 2022 to 8.1% in June 2022. Moreover, inflation has been made more complex by the emergence of new price drivers, such as fossilflation, greenflation, and climateflation, which had already begun to impact economies around the world amidst the urgency of ensuring an effective and timely net-zero transition.
Finance: Cashflow Management, Financial Literacy, Market Disruptions, Business Management
Posted Date: March 31, 2023
With the massive exodus from large urban centres to suburbs, small towns and rural areas, caused by the COVID-19 crisis, the arrrival of new urban neighbors with different sets of values, norms and little knowledge and understanding of the actual farming realities can have an impact on the social fabric of the host communities.
People: Public Trust and Consumer Advocacy
Posted Date: April 13, 2021