As we begin to recover from the COVID pandemic, much uncertainty remains. What could the future look like and what could, and should business do? To understand this, the Global Compact Network South Africa undertook a scenario planning exercise and has developed a planning tool for business.
In developing the COVID and Post-Covid-19 scenarios for SA, we considered the economic and socio-political landscapes as the two key drivers of risk. Each of the possible four scenarios gives us insight into events as they unfold over time, enabling us to identify key signals and the response to take for each scenario.