Last week, BCLC partnered with the American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines and the Corporate Network for Disaster Response (CNDR) to host a two-day forum to improve disaster resilience in the Philippines. The forum's dual focus address business continuity and public-private partnerships.
On Saturday, Chris Poland, a structural engineer and the chairman and senior principal of Degenkolb Engineers, appeared on CCTV Americas to discuss engineering solutions that have helped make buildings more resilient during earthquakes.
Are green building and resilience synonymous? No but they are related. Bill Lascher’s article in the Pacific Standard got it right. Why build or rebuild with green building technology and materials without building or rebuilding to reflect the risks and vulnerabilities of the area in
Microsoft and its Citizenship team last week unveiled a new nonprofit alliance to enhance disaster relief management.
By: Dr. Teo A. Babun, Jr., AmericasRelief Team
I was working 400 miles away from Haiti, the day of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that caused significant damage and loss of life more than two years ago. As the weeks passed, I was invited to be a part of a delegation, convened and hosted by the U.S.
by Shane O'Connor, Program Advisor, FedEx Global Citizenship
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I had an interesting conversation this week with Chris Poland, chairman and senior principal at Degenkolb. Degenkolb is an engineering firm that provides a wide spectrum of structural engineering services to architects, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare institutions, universities, and government