We are pleased to announce that Global Think Tank for Sustainable Development AlterContacts and the Sustainability and Resilience Institute New Zealand has signed an MoU on Nov 17th, 2020 to collaborate on the international non-profit social-economic and educational initiative, Lockdown Economy. The United Nations has registered the initiative as an Acceleration Action for the Sustainable Development Goals. The objective of the initiative is to help small businesses and self-employed professionals to overcome the challenges of the pandemic and reactivate the economy.
Sustainability and Resilience Institute New Zealand will facilitate AlterContact with the local edition of Lockdown Economy in New Zealand. The project aims to interview various small business owners and self-employed professionals to investigate the impacts of the pandemic. Through the series of interviews, Lockdown Economy will promote businesses at international levels through social media platforms. Furthermore, Sustainability and Resilience Institute New Zealand will also facilitate with academic research and analysis of data collected by Global Think Tank for Sustainable Development AlterContacts.
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