COVID 19 hub

Coronavirus coverage 

A collection of research materials on the impacts of COVID-19 on investment organisations 

The coronavirus impacts have been multiple and far-reaching. The Thinking Ahead Institute (TAI) has always emphasised the merit in seeing the investment industry and its connected parts as a system. We refer to this system in the tag-line: everything connects and behaviours matter. This has enabled TAI to take a holistic view of the wider ramifications of COVID-19 on governments, markets, organisations, end investors, wider society and the planet. 

On this hub are a collection of reports, multimedia and articles that are relevant for these extraordinary times.

Research reports

Wider perspectives research
Coronavirus crisis - wider perspectives 
Roger Urwin shares his wider perspectives on the coronavirus, and its implications for the investment industry, asset owners and asset managers.
 Wider Perspectives Act II - research cover
Coronavirus crisis - wider perspectives Act II
Act II is going to be about trying to make sense of the coronavirus crisis by juggling more aspects, reactions and complexities as new characters, sub-plots and ideas emerge.
Careers of the future deck
Careers of the future
Roger Urwin draws on his 30 years of experience to share advice on how people can future-proof their investment careers while reflecting on issues around COVID-19.  

 Scaffolding and bricks deck cover image
Scaffolding and the bricks
Roger Urwin shares ways to use this uniquely stressed time during COVID-19 to re-model our personal and professional lives


Roger Podcast

Roger Podcast
Roger Podcast
Podcast: Future-proofing  your investment careerPodcast: Leadership roles Podcast: Wider perspectives 
Podcast with Tim Hodgson
Marisa podcast
Day one The big picture
Climate change in a Covid-19 worldA systems framework for investingThe climb to the new view
Virtual seminar series

Power of culture summit social media
The power of culture summit 
Members only


Rising to the challenge - governance
Leadership under challenge
Leadership and COVID-19
Rising to the challengeLeadership under challenge
The hour for investment
leadership is now
(members only)

Cover for Wider Perspectives Act II article
The COVID-19 play: Tragedy or triumph?

Related content hubs

Link to culture and leadership hub
Total portfolio approach hub
Link to TAI sustainability hub
Culture and leadership Total portfolio approach Sustainability 



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