Disasters often herald the beginning of a transition. This is because the impact of such a disaster now becomes visible and there is a huge desire to not go through such a terrible experience again. Consequently, structural changes can be implemented faster. The essay ‘Omdat belangen samenvallen’, written by Anke van Hal in collaboration with Matthijs Uyterlinde and various other parties involved, discusses the potential impact of the Coronacrisis on the experimental program ‘Verduurzaming van Kwetsbare Wijken’ (Making Vulnerable Neighborhoods Sustainable).
Most industries are currently suffering from the Corona crisis. It struck hard and unexpectedly. We were not prepared for this. Around the world, companies are wondering how to proceed. Many are struggling to survive. I wonder every day how long the world can handle a crisis like this.
Corona crisis has a positive effect on digitization and productivity. As various opinion makers have already pointed out, the Corona pandemic in which we find ourselves, accelerates all kinds of processes. Not only historically, morally and socially. The role of digitization is also accelerating.