As the rate and impact of disasters grows, so has the response of the private sector to recover, rebuild, and make resilient. However, companies can struggle to communicate those efforts. New research by IBM and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) highlights the impact of disaster response communications on a brand's reputation and sentiment.
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Real people are being hurt by the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. It’s been more than a month since millions of federal employees and contractors received their last paycheck, and there’s no end in sight.
The deadliest and most destructive wildfires in California’s history have displaced thousands. With more than 250,000 acres burned and the fires still not fully contained, the U.S.
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Arriving on the heels of Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Michael proved again that companies are making significant commitments to relief and recovery efforts in th
Hurricane Michael, the strongest hurricane to hit the Florida Panhandle on record, has wiped out homes and businesses and left thousands without power. Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation for an update with FEMA, the Florida Chamber Foundation and others who are on the ground during the immediate relief and response efforts. This briefing is being provided to the business community to learn more about the current situation and hear how the private sector can support the recovery efforts.
If you’re a business owner along the Gulf of Mexico, there’s still time to prepare your business ahead of Hurricane Michael’s landfall this week.
In mid-August 2017, JetBlue’s Emergency Response and Business Continuity Team (BCER) began planning for