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June 23, 2022

By Kevin Kajiwara

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Humanitarian Crises and the Boundaries of Corporate Responsibility

The world is facing an unprecedented level of humanitarian emergencies. While the ongoing conflict in Ukraine has precipitated a humanitarian tragedy and threatens future global food security, the situation is increasingly worsened by natural disasters fueled by climate change and environmental degradation. At this pivotal time, global leaders are uniquely poised to bring their power to the aid of millions.

Dr. Paul Spiegel, Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, WHO Emergency Coordinator for the Ukrainian refugee response, and Professor of the Practice in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) joins our host Kevin Kajiwara for an important discussion on the current humanitarian and refugee crises, the state of food insecurity around the world, and how corporate leaders can catalyze action and seize this opportunity to make concrete and substantial commitments to address the needs of those affected.

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Teneo’s Insights Series provides in-depth analysis on the issues that matter most to CEOs and their businesses. Moderated by Kevin Kajiwara, Co-President of Teneo Political Risk Advisory, each episode features experts from business, politics, academia and media discussing hot-button issues and the impact on financial markets, geopolitics and the business world.

The views and opinions are solely of the program participants and do not necessarily reflect those of Teneo. They are offered to stimulate thought and discussion and not as legal, financial, accounting, tax or other professional advice or counsel.

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