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Largest 500 family businesses prove economic resilience despite pandemic

Largest 500 family businesses prove economic resilience despite pandemic

Despite the turmoil brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, family-owned enterprises have managed to stay resilient. The world's largest 500 family businesses generated USD7.28 trillion in revenues, employing 24.1 million people across 45 jurisdictions. These and other findings were published today in the 2021 EY and University of St. Gallen Family Business Index which reveals how the largest family-owned businesses have responded to the recent turbulence in the global economy.

In My Opinion

Are Covid economics here to stay?

Are Covid economics here to stay?

For a fleeting moment normality seems to have returned to our everyday lives, even if it will be some time until we can really consider the Covid-19 pandemic to be over. Nicky Maan, CEO of Spectrum Markets explores the medium and long-term trends against the background of the potentially fragile recovery.

ESG survey

Covid-19 boosts investors’ interest in the ‘S’ of ESG according to Berenberg WAM survey

Covid-19 boosts investors’ interest in the ‘S’ of ESG according to Berenberg WAM survey

A survey of members of the European investment community, including asset managers and private investors, on attitudes to ESG/impact-related topics and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), conducted by Berenberg WAM, the Wealth and Asset Management arm of Berenberg private bank, has revealed that the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the significance of the social aspects of ESG for investors.