A positive outlook: Is COVID-19 paving the way for sustainable digital development?

by CARMEN ISENSEE

Many resources are now assigned to the management of the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides dealing with these exceptional circumstances, we should consider how these new experiences could be adapted to other crises or trends increasingly infusing our daily life. Society has been relatively hesitant to act upon the climate crisis and digital development. Therefore, it might be worth looking into similarities between the current pandemic and sustainable digital development to derive a list of exemplary learnings that encourage a positive societal future vision

More and more, general conditions of society, politics, and the economy are altered through all three developments: Current paradigms need to be tested for purposefulness.