By Laura Coy, Public Affairs Manager, Grainger
In my last blog entry, “One Really Expensive Graduation Party,” I talked a bit about the skyrocketing costs of producing degrees at public two- and four-year colleges.
Over the past decade, the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) has issued a series of reports on the role of businesses in disaster response, primarily focusing on the philanthropic and social contributions that businesses make throughout the various stages of the disaster response process.
We’re nearing the end of May, which means we’re right smack in the middle of college commencement season. Maybe your child or another family member is graduating (congratulations!), and you’ll be taking part in some festivities yourself this year.
As a business owner whose job is to support the success of others in the workplace, I reflect on stories of challenges overcome an
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.