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13 Aug 2020

Working on work from home, from home

COVID-19 has not made the world a better place, but it has created conditions that accelerate change. It is up to us whether these changes lead to a more just and sustainable world or whether they exacerbate and entrench inequalities. This choice is at the heart of Building Back Better. The Accelerator Lab ran a WFH survey and scanned social media in Malaysia to gather evidence about WFH experiences during the Movement Control Order (MCO). We reached over a thousand employees—about a quarter of whom earn less than RM 3,000 per month—and over two hundred private sector employers, mostly local small and medium enterprises.