Covid 19 Resources

Covid 19
COVID-19 Briefing Notes:
  1. BAF II's Covid-19 briefing note 1: Having a strategic plan (LAO version)  ( ENG version)
  2. BAF II's Covid-19 briefing note 2: Business survival and continuity (LAO version)  (ENG version)
  3. BAF II's Covid-19 briefing note 3: Protecting employees and suppliers (LAO version)   (ENG version)
  4. BAF II's Covid-19 briefing note 4: Caring for your customers and clients (LAO version)   (ENG version)
  5. BAF II's Covid-19 briefing note 5: Financial planning (LAO version)  (ENG version)
  6. BAF II's Covid-19 briefing note 6: Coming back stronger  (LAO version)  (ENG version)
 
Business leadership and company continuity:
A leadership playbook from Korn Ferry: leading through crisis and beyond: https://focus.kornferry.com/leading-through-crisis-and-beyond/
A way forward for small businesses: https://hbr.org/2020/04/a-way-forward-for-small-businesses
BDO on 'A return to work in the new normal': https://www.bdo.com/insights/business-financial-advisory/insurance-risk-recovery/a-return-to-work-in-the-new-normal
Business continuity check-list: https://try.andonix.com/continuity-coronavirus
COVID-19 business continuity plan: Five ways to reshape: https://www.ey.com/en_sg/transactions/companies-can-reshape-results-and-plan-for-covid-19-recovery
UNDDR's Covid-19 planning tool for SMEs: https://app.box.com/s/0etgm9tj7ddukqnpmf3to87no7ws7kdw and
UNDDR's Online training course on building business resilience in the face of COVID-19 for small and medium enterprises: https://courses.adpc.net/courses/course-v1:UNDRR+COVID19SBCR+2020/about
Deloitte's guidance on business resilience: https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/topics/combating-covid-19-with-resilience.html
Enterprise resilience: https://www.ey.com/en_gl/covid-19/enterprise-resiliency-nine-areas-of-focus-for-covid-19-crisis-management
EY's resilience diagnostic tool: https://www.ey.com/en_gl/covid-19/enterprise-resiliency-nine-areas-of-focus-for-covid-19-crisis-management
EY's 'How do CFOs reshape today to reinvent their tomorrow?': https://www.ey.com/en_gl/covid-19/how-do-cfos-reshape-today-to-reinvent-their-tomorrow
Guide to Business Resilience (app): https://www.preparecenter.org/activity/atlas-ready-business/
IFC tip sheet on company leadership and crisis response: https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/topics_ext_content/ifc_external_corporate_site/ifc+cg/resources/guidelines_reviews+and+case+studies/tip+sheet+for+company+leadership+on+crisis+response+-+facing+the+covid-19+pandemic
ILO's Interventions to support enterprises during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery: https://www.ilo.org/empent/areas/covid-19/WCMS_741870/lang--en/index.htm
ILO's Practical Guide on Teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: https://www.ilo.org/travail/whatwedo/publications/WCMS_751232/lang--en/index.htm
ILO's six-step COVID-19 business continuity plan: https://www.ilo.org/actemp/publications/WCMS_740375/lang--en/index.htm
Manual to Land -- building resilience in a crisis: https://www.inclusivebusiness.net/sites/default/files/2020-07/Manual%20to%20Land_July%208.pdf
PwC's COVID-19 navigator: https://www.pwc.com/us/en/library/covid-19/response-navigator.html
Beyond COVID-19: Five key strategic priorities for a post-crisis world: https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/financial-services/assets/pdf/pwc-beyond-covid-19.pdf
Rapid Crisis Response Checklist (from Boston Consulting Group): https://bcg01.egnyte.com/dl/q2jvgqEENN/
Singapore's Guide on Business Continuity Planning: https://www.enterprisesg.gov.sg/-/media/esg/files/covid-19/guide-on-business-continuity-planning-for-covid-edition-3-15-april-2020final.pdf?la=en
The essence of resilient leadership: Business recovery from Covid-19: https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/global/Documents/About-Deloitte/COVID-19/gx-essence-of-resilient-leadership-the-business-recovery-from-covid-19.pdf
ISO's standard for business continuity management systems (ISO 22301:2019): https://www.iso.org/standard/75106.html

Protecting employees and suppliers:
ADB's Protecting the Safety and Well-Being of Workers and Communities from COVID-19: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/614811/safety-well-being-workers-communities-covid-19.pdf
Challenges and Recommendations for Workplaces Open during the Pandemic: https://www.verite.org/workplaces-open-during-pandemic/
Guide to local production (how to make hand sanitiser): https://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/Guide_to_Local_Production.pdf
Hygiene resources: http://support.skillscommons.org/showcases/open-courseware/covid-19/hygiene/
IFC tipsheet on supporting workers during Covid-19: https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/topics_ext_content/ifc_external_corporate_site/sustainability-at-ifc/publications/publications_tipsheet_covid-19_supportingworkers
ILO's Covid-19 and the world of work: https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/coronavirus/lang--en/index.htm
ILO's employer’s guide on managing your workplace during COVID-19: https://www.ilo.org/actemp/publications/WCMS_740212/lang--en/index.htm
ILO standards and COVID-19: https://www.ilo.org/global/standards/WCMS_739937/lang--en/index.htm
Infection control: http://support.skillscommons.org/showcases/open-courseware/covid-19/infection-control/
Managing supply chain risk and disruption: https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/risk/articles/covid-19-managing-supply-chain-risk-and-disruption.html
Returning to the workplace during COVID-19: labour and workforce considerations: https://www.cdcgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Returning-to-the-workplace-labour-considerations.pdf
Returning to the workplace during COVID-19: occupational health and safety considerations: https://www.cdcgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Returning-to-the-workplace-health-and-safety-considerations.pdf
Ten considerations to support your workforce https://www.mercer.com/content/dam/mercer/attachments/private/gl-2020-mercer-covid-19-ten-considerations-to-support-your-workforce-new.pdf
Work reimagined: https://www.ey.com/en_gl/workforce/work-reimagined-a-two-geared-approach-to-reopening-and-transform
Workplace safety resources: http://support.skillscommons.org/showcases/open-courseware/covid-19/safety/

Serving customers and clients:
Future Consumer Index: How COVID-19 is changing consumer behaviors: https://www.ey.com/en_gl/consumer-products-retail/how-covid-19-could-change-consumer-behavior
Future Consumer Index: How to serve the 'Anxious Consumer' after COVID-19: https://www.ey.com/en_gl/consumer-products-retail/how-to-serve-the-anxious-consumer-after-covid-19
Consumer sentiment evolves at the next 'normal' approaches: https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/marketing-and-sales/our-insights/a-global-view-of-how-consumer-behavior-is-changing-amid-covid-19
Protecting customers during COVID-19 (from CDC): https://www.cdcgroup.com/en/news-insight/insight/articles/guidance-on-protecting-customers-during-covid-19/
Tips for engaging with customers during disruption: https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/engage-with-customers-disruption
What Customers Need to Hear from You During the COVID Crisis: https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/what-customers-need-to-hear-from-you-during-the-covid-crisis

Finance and cash flows:
Guidelines for better purchasing practices amidst the coronavirus crisis and recovery: https://betterbuying.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Better-Buying-Special-Report-COVID-19-Guidance-for-Brands-and-Retailers.pdf 
Managing cash flow during a period of crisis: https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/managing-cash-flow-during-period-of-crisis.html
How to handle a financial close remotely: https://www.ey.com/en_us/private-client-audit-experience/how-to-handle-a-private-company-financial-close-remotely
What to cut and how to cut in the midst of a crisis: https://www.kornferry.com/content/dam/kornferry/special-project-images/coronavirus/docs/COVID_WHAT-HOW-TO-CUT.pdf

Impact of Covid-19 on agricultural (including fisheries and forestry) sector, food and beverage producers:
https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/covid-19/covid-19--impact-on-food---beverage-consumer-products-companies.html
https://www.pwc.com/sg/en/publications/assets/impact-covid-19-on-asean-fnb-industry.pdf
ADB's 'Food Security in Asia and the Pacific Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic': https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/611671/adb-brief-139-food-security-asia-pacific-covid-19.pdf
COVID-19 in the Coffee Sector: Challenges for Workers and Farmers: https://www.verite.org/covid-19-in-the-coffee-sector/
Considerations for Fruit and Vegetable Growers Related to Coronavirus & COVID-19: https://blog.uvm.edu/cwcallah/2020/03/18/considerations-for-fruit-and-vegetable-growers-related-to-coronavirus-covid-19/
FAO on sustainable crop production and COVID-19: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8807en
FAO on COVID-19 and smallholder producers’ access to markets: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8657en
FAO on urban food systems and the role of cities and local governments in responding to Covid-19: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8600en 
FAO on COVID-19 and the risk to food supply chains: How to respond?: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8388en
FAO on agri-food markets and trade policy in the time of COVID-19: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8446en
FAO on responding to the impact ofhttps://clubhouse.io/enterprise/ the COVID-19 outbreak on food value chains through efficient logistics: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8466en
FAO on how COVID-19 is affecting fisheries and aquaculture food systems: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8637en
FAO on mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 on the livestock sector: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8799en
FAO on adjusting business models to sustain agri-food enterprises during COVID-19: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8996en
FAO on the impacts of COVID-19 on the forest sector: How to respond?: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca8844en
Impact of Covid-19 on the garment industry:
The supply chain ripple effect: How COVID-19 is affecting garment workers and factories in Asia and the Pacific: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---asia/---ro-bangkok/documents/briefingnote/wcms_758626.pdf
What next for Asian garment production after COVID-19? The perspectives of industry stakeholders: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---asia/---ro-bangkok/---sro-bangkok/documents/publication/wcms_755630.pdf
ILO's 'call to action' for the garment sector: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---ed_dialogue/---dialogue/documents/statement/wcms_742371.pdf and https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/coronavirus/sectoral/WCMS_742343/lang--en/index.htm
List of buyers and organisations endorsing the 'call to action': https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/coronavirus/sectoral/WCMS_744285/lang--en/index.htm

Impact of Covid-19 on food production and grocery retailing:
https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/covid-19/understanding-covid-19-s-impact-on-grocery---food-retailers.html
https://agfundernews.com/southeast-asia-turns-to-home-cooking-and-health-foods-presenting-opportunity-for-agrifood-innovators.html
Covid-19 and food safety:guidance for food businesses:  https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/331705/WHO-2019-nCoV-Food_Safety-2020.1-eng.pdf
Google's guidance for retail stores: https://support.google.com/business/answer/9813437
Google's guidance for food-related businesses: https://support.google.com/business/answer/9805441

Impact of Covid-19 on travel and tourism:
Reviving Tourism amid the COVID-19 Pandemic (ADB Brief): https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/633726/reviving-tourism-amid-covid-19-pandemic.pdf
The Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism Enterprises in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic: An Initial Assessment (ADB, June 2020):
https://www.adb.org/publications/assessment-impact-covid-19-tourism-lao-pdr
Google's guidance for hotels: https://support.google.com/business/answer/9877111
OECD's tourism policy responses: https://read.oecd-ilibrary.org/view/?ref=124_124984-7uf8nm95se&Title=Covid-19:%20Tourism%20Policy%20Responses
UNWTO's global guidelines to restart tourism: https://webunwto.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/2020-05/UNWTO-Global-Guidelines-to-Restart-Tourism.pdf
Alice's guidelines on re-opening hotels: https://www.aliceplatform.com/blog and https://www.aliceplatform.com/blog/delivering-a-contactless-guest-experience-how-to-prove-your-hotel-is-prepared
WTTC's world protocols for safe travel: https://wttc.org/COVID-19/Safe-Travels-Global-Protocols-Stamp
WTTC's recovery scenarios for 2020 and economic impact from COVID-19: https://wttc.org/Research/Economic-Impact/Recovery-Scenarios-2020-Economic-Impact-from-COVID-19
https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/global/Documents/About-Deloitte/COVID-19/gx-covid-the-world-remade-covid-19-travel-hospitality-senarios.pdf
https://www.mekongtourism.org/coronavirus-update/
https://www.unwto.org/tourism-covid-19
https://reopening.travel/reopening/

Impact of Covid-19 on trade and transportation:
https://unctad.org/en/pages/PublicationWebflyer.aspx?publicationid=2713
Trade recovery insights portal: https://public.tableau.com/profile/the.boston.consulting.group#!/vizhome/BCGsTravelRecoveryInsightsPortal/PortalHome?publish=yes

Covid-19 and gender in business:
Supporting SMEs to Ensure the Economic COVID-19 Recovery is Gender-Responsive and Inclusive: https://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2020/04/guidance-note-for-action-supporting-smes-to-ensure-the-economic-covid-19-recovery
Gender-Sensitive Private Sector Response to COVID-19 for Accelerated and Inclusive Economic Recovery: https://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2020/04/guidance-for-action-gender-sensitive-private-sector-response-to-covid-19
Women as a Force for Accelerated and Inclusive Economic Recovery Post-COVID-19 in Asia-Pacific: https://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2020/03/wea-post-covid-19-in-asia-pacific

Master list of COVID-19 free software tools and resources:
https://almanac.io/articles/14939/master-list-of-covid-19-free-software-tools-resources
https://almanac.io/articles/10783/covid-19-company-playbook

Technology solutions:
List of software and other offerings currently available to help your business during Covid-19: https://techagainstcoronavirus.com
Supporting MSMEs' Digitalization Amid COVID-19: https://www.apec.org/Publications/2020/07/Supporting-MSMEs-Digitalization-Amid-COVID-19

Accounting and business planning software:
Airtable (shared spreadsheet and database): https://airtable.com
Beanworks (accounts payable software): https://go.beanworks.com/offer/
Chili Piper (automated scheduling): https://www.chilipiper.com
Float (cash flow forecasting and scenario planning): https://floatapp.com/global/
Kiu: https://www.kiuglobal.com
OkiOki (automated finance platform): https://www.okioki.be
Paymo (task management and invoicing): https://www.paymoapp.com
Teamleader (customer management, project management and invoicing for SMEs): https://www.teamleader.eu
Tillypay (online payments using a weblink): https://www.tillypay.com
Toco (automated finance platform for SMEs): https://www.toco.eu/en/

Communications and connectivity platforms:
8X8 (cloud communications platform): https://www.8x8.com

Airtable (document sharing): https://airtable.com
Around (video conferencing): https://www.around.co
Atlassian (various software for remote team working): https://www.atlassian.com
AWS Amazon Chime (online communications system): https://aws.amazon.com/chime
Bitrix24 (communications platform): https://www.bitrix24.com
Bloomfire (documentation sharing): https://bloomfire.com
BlueJeans (video conferencing): https://www.bluejeans.com
Cisco Webex (video conferencing): https://www.webex.com
ClickMeeting (online communication platform): https://clickmeeting.com
CloudApp (sharing voice and video): https://www.getcloudapp.com
Daily.co (video conferencing): https://www.daily.co
Dialpad (online communication platform): https://www.dialpad.com
Discord: (video conferencing and communications): https://discord.com
Dynamic Signal (documentation sharing): https://dev.dynamicsignal.com
Flock (team messaging): https://flock.com
Fuze (cloud communications for enterprises): https://www.fuze.com
Go Brunch (webinars): https://gobrunch.com
Google meet (video conferencing): https://meet.google.com
Guild (messaging app for business): https://guild.co
Hypersay (video presentations): https://hypersay.com
Jami (online communication): https://jami.net
Commute (video messaging): https://www.kommute.com
Lark (online team collaboration platform): https://www.larksuite.com
Lifesize (video conferencing): https://www.lifesize.com
Livestorm (video conferencing): https://livestorm.co
LogMeIn (remote access to computers): https://www.logmein.com
Loom (video conferencing): https://www.loom.com
Mattermost (secure messaging for businesses): https://mattermost.com
Miro (virtual collaborative whiteboard): https://miro.com
Mo (team building): https://www.mo.work
Moqups (team collaboration): https://moqups.com
Notion (team collaboration): https://www.notion.so
Owl (video conferencing): https://www.owllabs.com/meeting-owl
Pexip (video conferencing): https://www.pexip.com
Planable (social media collaboration software): https://planable.io
Pragli (virtual office): https://pragli.com
Pronto (online communication platform): https://pronto.io
Quip (online collaboration platform): https://quip.com
Remo (video conferencing): https://remo.co
RemoteHQ (online collaboration platform): https://www.remotehq.com
Skype (video conferencing): https://www.skype.com
Slido (virtual presentation platform): https://www.sli.do
SoapBox (online management of teams): https://soapboxhq.com
So Team (online management platform): https://so.team
Sococo (online workplace): https://www.sococo.com
Spatial (virtual office): https://www.vspatial.com
Star Leaf (video conferencing): https://starleaf.com
Tandem (virtual office): https://tandem.chat
Tech Smith (sharing voice and video): https://www.techsmith.com
TeemyCo (virtual office): https://teemyco.com
Trello (communication platform): https://trello.com
Troop Messenger (communication platform): https://www.troopmessenger.com
Uber Conference (video conferencing): https://www.uberconference.com
VooV Meeting (video conferencing): https://voovmeeting.com
Whereby (online communication platform): https://whereby.com
Workfront (online work / project management platform): https://www.workfront.com
Workplace (team collaboration and communication): https://www.workplace.com
Yac (online communication platform): https://www.yac.com
Zoom (video conferencing): https://zoom.us

Human resources, project management and productivity:
Asana (virtual work management platform): https://asana.com
Basecamp: (remote working platform): https://basecamp.com
Challenge Rocket (online recruitment platform): https://challengerocket.com
Clockwise (productivity): https://www.getclockwise.com
Clubhouse (project management): https://clubhouse.io/enterprise/
Harvest (software for tracking productivity): https://www.getharvest.com
Hive (project management): https://hive.com
iFlow (online work monitoring platform): https://iflow.ro
Instructure (employee development platform): https://www.instructure.com
Kanban Zone (productivity platform): https://kanbanzone.com
Krisp (productivity platform): https://krisp.ai/blog/category/productivity/
LeaveBoard (HR software for small businesses): https://leaveboard.com
Mixmax (productivity platform): https://mixmax.com
Monday (productivity platform): https://monday.com
Monitask (employee monitoring): https://www.monitask.com/en
Nifty (project management): https://niftypm.com
Offerd (online interviewing platform): https://www.getofferd.io
Paymo (project management): https://www.paymoapp.com/
Podio (project management platform): https://podio.com
Process Street (process and checklist management): https://www.process.st
Shiftbase (employee scheduling and tracking platform): https://www.shiftbase.com
Slack (project management platform): https://slack.com
Smartsheet (project management): https://www.smartsheet.com
TalentLyft (online recruitment platform): https://www.talentlyft.com
Taskade (project management): https://www.taskade.com
TimeBack (time-task-employee management app): https://timeback.io
TMetric (time tracking platform): https://tmetric.com
ToDoist (organizer): https://todoist.com
Toggl (free time tracking): https://toggl.com
Unito (project management): https://unito.io
Woven (productivity): https://woven.com

Security and storage:
AnyDesk (remote access to computers): https://anydesk.com
Dropbox (shared files and database): https://www.dropbox.com
Slab (sharing documentation): https://slab.com
Slack (team collaboration): https://slack.com

Others:
Anchor (software to make podcasts): https://anchor.fm
ClickUp (productivity platform): https://clickup.com
DataTab (statistical analysis platform): https://datatab.net
Delve (online qualitative analysis tool): https://delvetool.com
Edit (online design platform): https://edit.org
Google My Business: https://www.google.com/business/ and https://smallbusiness.withgoogle.com/offers/#!/
Google My Business for hotels: https://support.google.com/business/answer/9177814
G Suite (Google's collection of productivity apps), available in Italian, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, and Vietnamese): https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/g-suite/helping-businesses-and-schools-stay-connected-in-response-to-coronavirus
Hercules (translation project management): https://translationpm.com
MemoQ (management system for translation work): https://www.memoq.com
Netsuite (Oracle) (unified business management suite of software): https://www.netsuite.com
Responster (online survey platform): https://www.responster.com
UseMe (platform for companies to hire freelancers): https://useme.com
Viima (innovation platform): https://www.viima.com
XTRF (online translation management platform): https://www.xtrf.eu

E-signature software:
DocuSign: https://go.docusign.com
DocSketch: https://info.gartnerdigitalmarkets.com
EverSign: https://eversign.com
FormStack: https://www.formstack.com
Lightico: https://info.lightico.com
PandaDoc: https://www.pandadoc.com
Signable: https://www.signable.co.uk
SignEasy: https://signeasy.com
SignNow: https://www.signnow.com
SignRequest: https://signrequest.com
Skribble: https://www.skribble.com
SutiSign: https://www.sutisoft.com

Covid-19 innovation hub: https://covid19innovationhub.org/

Miscellaneous:
APEC and The Asia Foundation on 'COVID-19, 4IR and the Future of Work': https://www.apec.org/Publications/2020/06/COVID-19-4IR-and-the-Future-of-Work
Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises and the Post- COVID-19 Rapid Response (ILO policy brief, June 2020): https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---ed_emp/---emp_ent/documents/publication/wcms_750320.pdf
World Bank summary on 'Lao PDR in the time of Covid-19': http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/795311589971908248/Lao-LEM-Main-Findings-Final-20-May-2020.pdf
The Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Developing Asia (ADB): https://www.adb.org/publications/economic-impact-covid19-developing-asia
Business practices in the future: https://www.ey.com/en_gl/covid-19/will-you-define-the-new-normal-or-watch-it-unfold and https://www.pwc.com/sg/en/publications/a-resilient-tomorrow-covid-19-response-and-transformation.html
Changing food consumer habits in Southeast Asia: https://agfundernews.com/southeast-asia-turns-to-home-cooking-and-health-foods-presenting-opportunity-for-agrifood-innovators.html
Covid-19: implications for business (McKinsey): https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/risk/our-insights/covid-19-implications-for-business#
Covid-19 resources for inclusive businesses: https://www.inclusivebusiness.net/ib-today/covid-19
EY's report on Megatrends 2020 and beyond: https://assets.ey.com/content/dam/ey-sites/ey-com/en_gl/topics/megatrends/ey-megatrends-2020.pdf
Google's guidance on avoiding COVID-19 online security risks: https://www.blog.google/technology/safety-security/helping-you-avoid-covid-19-security-risks/
Google's general guidance for businesses: https://support.google.com/business/answer/9773423
How can you reframe your future during the chaos of today? : https://www.ey.com/en_gl/covid-19/how-can-you-reframe-your-…EY3hFM2dobG80OEx5cWRLUUFNbW81aDc3SmowNDFwZWxVT0hHSDZnIn0%3D
How Chinese companies have responded to Covid-19: https://hbr.org/2020/03/how-chinese-companies-have-responded-to-coronavirus
How to go about pivoting your business model: https://www.millersocent.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/GSBI-Biz-Model-Pivot-.pdf
ILO Rapid Diagnostics for Assessing the Country Level Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Labour Market - Guidelines: https://www.ilo.org/emppolicy/pubs/WCMS_743644/lang--en/index.htm
ILO's review of Lao policy responses to Covid-19: https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/coronavirus/country-responses/lang--en/index.htm#LA
ITC's 'Covid-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business': https://www.intracen.org/uploadedFiles/intracenorg/Content/Publications/ITCSMECO2020.pdf
From perfume to hand sanitiser, TVs to face masks: how companies are changing track to fight Covid-19:
Useful websites to refer to:
ADB: https://www.adb.org/what-we-do/covid19-coronavirus
Connecting Business Initiative: https://www.connectingbusiness.org/novel-coronavirus-2019
Covid-19 Innovation Hub: https://www.covid19innovationhub.org
Govt. of Laos Covid-19 website: https://www.covid19.gov.la/index.php
ICAO airport status: https://www.icao.int/safety/Pages/COVID-19-Airport-Status.aspx
ILO -- Covid-19 and the world of work: https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/coronavirus/lang--en/index.htm
ITC: http://www.intracen.org/covid19/
Ministry of Health: https://moh.gov.la
PwC: https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/issues/crisis-solutions/covid-19.html
UN in Laos: http://www.la.one.un.org/covid-19
UNESCAP: https://www.unescap.org/covid19
USAID: https://www.usaid.gov/coronavirus/pse-for-covid-19-response
WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
World Bank: https://www.worldbank.org/en/who-we-are/news/coronavirus-covid19
WTO: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/covid19_e/covid19_e.htm