Month: March 2014

Secrets of resilient companies (An article by Lloyds)

The key to remaining resilient and keeping brands and reputations intact is responding quickly and appropriately, according to a recent report from Airmic. Take the Cumbria rail crash in February 2007, which resulted in one death and several injuries. The crash involved a Virgin Trains’ train. Immediately after the crash, Richard Branson cut short a…

Davos 2014 – Building Resilience to Natural Disasters

The devastation caused by extreme weather events consistent with the increased risk of climate change will continue to inflict heavy social and financial costs. How can natural disasters be better anticipated and managed? Moderated by: Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation, USA; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014  

How’s your country doing? Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA)

Progress Reports HFA progress reports assess strategic priorities in the implementation of disaster risk reduction actions and establish baselines on levels of progress achieved in implementing the HFA’s five priorities for action. National reporting processes are led by officially designated HFA focal institutions in country, and regional reporting by regional intergovernmental organizations…