Today’s most effective business leaders know about risk. They consider the full playing field before making a move. “What are the pitfalls of this business decision?” “How might this new offering help or harm our reputation?” “How can we mitigate the most negative impacts?”
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is excited to welcome our newest member of the team – Rob Glenn, vice president of global resilience at the Corporate Citizenship Center.
In mid-December, massive tornadoes ripped through Arkansas, Tennessee, and Western Kentucky causing fatalities, injuries, and billions of dollars in damage.
Indonesia has become the new COVID-19 epicenter, experiencing a massive surge in infections over the last month, driven by the Delta variant. This increase in cases has overwhelmed the healthcare system and hospitals in multiple localities, and there are growing concerns about the availability of oxygen and other life-sustaining supplies.
Major cities across the country, including all state capitals, are on a heightened sense of alarm as the FBI has received information pointing towards “armed protests” between January 16 – 20, 2021. This intelligence is being taken very seriously given the recent events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. What do these threats mean for local businesses and what can you do in advance to prepare? Here are some actions your business can take to make sure you are prepared for disruptions that may take place over the coming days and beyond.