BN 7: Redesigning the System to Benefit the 99% with Alison Tate
What brings value to society? What does a world that considers human rights for all look like? And what does a world that engages all members in visioning a new economic system look like?
In this episode Alison walks us through some of the economic and human impacts (a projected death toll of 250 million people due to lack of access to food) COVID19 is having on the world, such as a projected death toll of 250 million people due to lack of access to food . She offers insightful new ways of rethinking social value, new economic systems that benefit all people from all countries, and the new legal framework for companies called mandatory due diligence coming into effect in the EU in 2021.
Alison’s current role includes representing unions at the UN, the G20 and international financial institutions. She serves on numerous boards including Better Work (a partnership between the International Labour Organisation and the International Finance Corporation), the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre and the Ethical Trading Initiative, and as a Commissioner on the Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.