SINGLE OBJECTIVE/GOAL OF THE PILLAR:
Objective: get YPO to be at the table to:
Immediate: work with the government to source urgently needed products, goods and services to add COVID-19
Short Term: contribute to the government as they are urgently rethinking the new industrial strategy & policy
Short to long term: Make YPO part of the solution localize manufacturing capacity and capability in their businesses
CALL TO ACTION:
Government engagement to include YPO(ers) in the current working committee/group – DONE
Create a database of all YPOers who are in manufacturing and get them included in the government ‘s strategy
Invite members to be part of a database (for SA) 22nd April
Meet government working committee/group 23rd April
Map out a way forward on how YPO will play a role 24th April
The world post-COVID will be different – some industry/manufacturing will change, disappear, or be created in another form.
Supply chains for key goods imported have been disrupted and/or disappeared and the government sees an opportunity to localize manufacturing.