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COVID-19 IMPACT

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Tracking US unemployment through the COVID-19 crisis

See how unemployment data are changing across states, counties, and sectors.

The Emotion Archive

How have people around the world coped with the COVID-19 crisis? This interactive lets you explore the reflections of 122 people in eight countries who took the time to let us into their lives during the pandemic.
Webinar

America’s behavioral health crisis: The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic

– Mental and substance-use disorders worsen people’s health and impose major costs on society. The COVID-19 crisis has only amplified these effects. This McKinsey Live session explores what healthcare leaders can do to mitigate behavioral-health impacts.
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Executive survey on returning to US workplaces amid COVID-19

A survey of US executives shows how companies are using safety measures to protect workers and customers amid COVID-19.
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Face-mask use in the United States

A series of McKinsey surveys explores Americans’ self-reported and perceived face-mask usage.
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Considerations for schools amid COVID-19

– Education leaders, teachers, and parents are faced with myriad decisions about students’ futures, and the stakes are high. Their choices must be informed by facts—reliable data and lessons learned from experience.

LEADERSHIP MINDSETS

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The CEO moment: Leadership for a new era

– Challenged by the global pandemic, CEOs have made four shifts in the way they lead that hold great promise for both companies and society. Will they build on this unique moment, or return to the ways of the past?
Interview

GSK’s Brian McNamara on the business impact of COVID-19

– The CEO of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare discusses the global challenges and possibilities of the next normal and the shifts now underway in consumer behavior.
Interview

Critical communications infrastructure and COVID-19: An interview with Ericsson’s CEO

– Börje Ekholm discusses the impact of the crisis on global telecom networks and the coming 5G transition, as well as the future of work and challenges to the physical and mental health of employees.
Interview

How Zoetis’s new CEO reset priorities and empowered employees during the pandemic

– Kristin Peck explains how letting local managers make their own decisions has helped the animal-health company to weather the COVID-19 crisis successfully.

Response Tools

Reopening workplaces amid COVID-19: A collection of safety measures

A summary of methods that organizations are using to protect customers and employees from the coronavirus outbreak.

Reopening higher-education institutions amid COVID-19: Ten considerations for leaders

An overview of issues to consider when building strategies for returning to campus after COVID-19 closures.

McKinsey Live Webinars

September 16, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET

Corporate travel: The long road to recovery

COVID-19 halted travel worldwide, forcing business travelers to rely on virtual meeting and event platforms. Join Vik Krishnan and Nina Wittkamp as they explore how the industry has recovered from previous disruptions, the travel segments likely to return first, and early lessons from China's recovery.
September 23, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET

Sustainable fashion: How the fashion industry can act urgently to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions

COVID-19 has reduced the fashion industry's global greenhouse-gas emissions but not enough to meet climate targets. Companies need to rethink their strategies. Join our experts in fashion and sustainability for a special Climate Week edition of McKinsey Live.

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McKinsey is proud to join the Rework America Alliance, an innovative nationwide initiative led by the Markle Foundation. The Alliance aims to help millions of workers, regardless of formal education, move into good jobs in the digital economy by accelerating the development of a more effective system of worker training aligned to jobs that employers will need to fill. McKinsey is contributing data-driven insights to help light a path for workers toward resilient, higher-wage jobs that have historically been out of reach for those without degrees or traditional experience. Read more about the preliminary analysis.

Insights

Executive Briefing

Preventing future waves of COVID-19

– After seven months of responding to the pandemic, we have learned some things. Here are some of the key lessons and how to apply... them.
Article

COVID-19: Saving thousands of lives and trillions in livelihoods

– Ending lockdowns alone won’t restore confidence or growth. Only when the novel coronavirus is under control will economic... growth resume.
Article

Reimagining the postpandemic economic future

– As the COVID-19 crisis continues to devastate US lives and livelihoods, policy makers are challenged to emerge from it in a way... that lays a foundation for a strong, healthy economy in the long run.

COMMUNITIES IN FOCUS

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Reimagining emerging ASEAN in the wake of COVID-19

– A focus on five key levers could both accelerate the region’s recovery and make the gains more enduring.
Report

US Hispanic and Latino lives and livelihoods in the recovery from COVID-19

– Hispanics and Latinos are key to the US recovery but have been damaged disproportionately by the pandemic. Targeted interventions are required to improve their health and economic outcomes.
Article

Back to school: A framework for remote and hybrid learning amid COVID-19

– As school systems prepare to reopen, here’s how to create a safe and effective learning environment for everyone.

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