On July 7, ReNew Foundation, the philanthropic arm of ReNew Power conducted a webinar in association with IIM Calcutta on the topic “Impact of COVID-19 on international businesses with special exposure to China”. The event saw Amitabh Kant (CEO NITI Aayog), Dr. Anju Seth (Director IIM, Calcutta), Sumant Sinha (CMD ReNew Power), Dr. Mukesh Aghi (President & CEO at USISPF) and Merit Janow (Dean, SIPA Columbia University) participate in a lively and insightful panel discussion moderated by R. Sukumar, Chief Editor, Hindustan Times. The hour-long discussion touched upon several critical themes such as the changing geopolitical dynamics, how India can be the next manufacturing hub and the future of globalisation. The webinar was attended by business leaders, academia, and faculty, alumni and students of IIM Calcutta. This event was part of ReNew Foundation’s Thought Leadership Series which seeks to generate nuanced views and opinions on key socioeconomic issues.