Wellcome is/was a member of COVID Action Platform

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Notes Approach At the request of the World Health Organization, Wellcome Trust and our Partners, the COVID Action Platform draws on all of the Forum’s stakeholders, communities and capabilities. The platform will enable leaders from the public and private sectors, and civil society worldwide, to leverage and form exceptional, cross-cutting communities of action. Initially, members of the COVID Action Platform will be invited to join or form networks of stakeholder cooperation to: 1. Galvanize the global business community for collective action – Join CEOs, chairpersons, senior executives and corporate “COVID response leads” to discuss global, industry and region-specific impact, improve coordination and pursue opportunities for collective action – Access trusted information and analysis and engage in digital collaboration and peer-to-peer interaction in real time – Empower community leaders and reinforce solidarity, including by mobilizing Young Global Leaders, Global Shapers, media and civil society ambassadors As the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, the World Economic Forum, acting as partner to the World Health Organization, is mobilizing all stakeholders to protect lives and livelihoods. 2. Protect people’s livelihoods and facilitate business continuity – Develop and share tools and best practices to assess risk, maintain operations and protect employees – Amplify trusted information, especially to protect people from rumours and misinformation – Analyse impact of work stoppages, school closures and other social-distancing interventions on households and economies – Codify impact on manufacturing and production value chains and pursue collaboration to address disruptions 3. Mobilize cooperation and business support for the COVID-19 response – Strengthen supply chains to ensure that strategic commodities and equipment are available and accessible – Harness big data and artificial intelligence to mitigate impact and improve decision-making – Support mechanisms for business donations and contributions to the public health response and towards development of available and accessible vaccines, treatments and cures http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_COVID_Action_Platform_1P.pdf

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