Past Events

06 August 2020 – Once thought to be the great equalizer, technology is now being used to attack democracy itself. Troll farms, social media disinformation and cyberterrorism — all tools of the digital era — are used to spread an “infodemic” to weaken the validity of facts and democratic institutions.

03 August 2020 – The impacts of COVID-19 are exacerbated for women simply by virtue of their gender. Women’s economic empowerment has been hard-hit because women represent 90% of workers in highly-affected sectors such as care and apparel. To help businesses respond to the crisis, MBC, UN Women, WeEmpowerAsia and the European Union organized a three-part online series, “Gender Responsive COVID 19 Recovery Plans for Businesses”.

14 July 2020 – Almost all work has been altered by COVID-19. Women’s economic empowerment has been hard-hit because womenrepresent 90% of workers in highly-affected sectors such as care and apparel. To help Businesses overcome this, MBC, UN Women, WeEmpowerAsia and the European Union organized an online series, “Gender Responsive COVID 19 Recovery Plans for Businesses”.

30 June 2020 – Companies disappear at an alarming rate. Of the Fortune 500 companies that existed in 2000, only 50% remain. This is in large part because new technology can destroy businesses that don’t change. At the MBC Virtual Roundtable Discussion, SGV Advisory Leader Rosanna Fajardo discussed Six Habits for executing digital transformation, which has accelerated amid COVID-19.