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MSMEs thrive during COVID-19, LBS Sustainability Conference reveals

MSMEs thrive during COVID-19, LBS Sustainability Conference reveals

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One of the startling revelations from the 2020 International Sustainability Conference, organised by the Lagos Business School (LBS), is that despite the depressed economy, which has seen companies shed staff or even shut down altogether, amid a second wave of recession, the MSME sector remained resilient, and vibrant notwithstanding the many challenges. This edition of the annual LBS Sustainability Conference was designed to discuss Micro, small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the time of COVID-19, how they have fared, and how they can be made stronger in view of the high mortality rate that has affected the sector. The seminar, themed, “Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19: Policy and Business Solutions for Job Creation in Emerging Markets,” focused on the role of the emerging gr...