In this special video series, the BBC’s Tanya Beckett has spoken to a number of global CEOs about how their businesses are resetting as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. From changes in customer behaviour, to digital transformation and the prioritisation of sustainability, all of these companies are facing challenges, but also opportunities to build back better.



Changing direction

Innovation and sustainability are at the heart of reshaping the way we travel. Electric vehicles are expected to dominate the roads in the near future, but much more is being done to transform the car industry. What can we expect?

Rethinking risk

The pandemic has changed the way we view risk – everything from how we protect our businesses and livelihoods to how we think about our own health and wellness. What does that mean for the insurance industry?

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Sustainable Travel

The coronavirus pandemic may be reshaping the airline industry, but sustainability is a key factor influencing the future. How will airlines balance the need to go green with getting back in the black?

Driving Growth

How is technology changing the logistics industry, will the e-commerce boom last and just how difficult will it be for shipping and freight to cut their emissions to meet the demands of customers and investors?

The Last Pandemic?

Tanya Beckett talks to Dr. Jong-Yoon Chun, Founder & CEO of Seegene to find out if diagnostic testing made this the last pandemic.

Experiences reshaping tourism

As consumer expectations change, the tourism industry is focused on promoting experiences, like outdoor and wellness activities, to attract international tourists. Tanya Beckett talks to Kimarli Fernando, Chairperson for Sri Lanka Tourism, on how are shifting priorities reshaping the industry?

Technology in the driving seat 

Technology is transforming the tyre industry - AI is helping companies test their products virtually and smart tyres aim to make driving safer. Can technology also help the industry meet sustainability and environmental goals?  Namhwa Cho, President of Kumho Tire Europe, talks to Tanya Beckett. 

Staying the course

After being battered by the pandemic, Tanya Beckett asks Topi Manner, CEO of Finnair, what the airline industry will look like in 5-10 years time.  And how will a decision to stick to its long-term goals help rejuvenate his company? 

Winning Back Tourists

With small businesses and more than 1.5 million jobs reliant on tourism, how is South Africa changing its approach to win back holidaymakers?

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