Navigating Global Value Chain Disruption

Goal: Support companies and governments in navigating global value chain disruption from COVID-19 and mega trends to successfully reconfigure global value chains delivering value to all stakeholders

Global Value Chains are undergoing profound changes, with important implications for the manufacturing and production ecosystem. In 2019, we developed a framework to anticipate the ongoing reconfiguration of Global Value Chains and derive key imperatives for businesses and policy makers. The emergence of COVID-19 is accelerating the change of global value delivery models, with unprecedented consequences for manufactures and supply chains. Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on manufacturers and supply chains requires both new approaches and new forms of collaboration to increase overall resilience. We are bringing together C-level executives from the manufacturing ecosystem to exchange best practices and incubate new collaborations and responses to value chain disruption.

This project aims to:​


  • Highlight key areas for improvement and systemic challenges in global value chains​

  • Help companies and governments to focus on developing the right capabilities for the future of supply chains​

  • Facilitate public private partnerships to reconfigure value chains to become more resilient, sustainable and inclusive

To learn more and engage in this project, please contact felipe.bezamat@weforum.org

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