When disaster strikes, the business community steps up. To date, corporate contributions for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief and recovery efforts have exceeded $222 million.
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The aftermath of Hurricane Irma has led to severe damage to homes and businesses, displaced families and individuals, and left numerous fatalities in the region. In the wake of disasters such as these, a multi-sector response effort is critical.
Recovery after a disaster is a long-term process, here are five key steps for business owners.
The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has led to extreme flooding in Texas and damaged homes and businesses, displaced families and individuals, and left numerous fatalities in the region. And only days after Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma threatens to have similar effects. During disasters such as these, a multi-sector response effort is critical.
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As Hurricane Irma heads towards the southeastern United States, it’s important that communities and businesses in the potential impacted area prepare for the storm. There is still time to protect your business ahead of the storm.
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce and Plano Chamber of Commerce Invite You to a Special Training on September 12
Every business and organization needs to consider safety and security measures. Prevention is critical, but are you wondering where to start? If so, don’t miss our September 12 training.
The Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches Invites You to a Special Training on September 26
Workplace violence isn’t predictable. Discussing “What if” isn’t always easy, but it’s important. If you found yourself in the middle of a situation with an active shooter, would you be prepared? Would your employees be able to quickly alert the authorities?
It’s estimated that every minute there are four burglaries in the U.S. Are you prepared, ready and protected against this potential threat? There’s no shortage of opportunists looking for easy targets. Are you one? How do you help keep your business from becoming a statistic?
The latest American Society of Civil Engineers Infrastructure Report Card gave America’s infrastructure a D+ grade. This impacts our resilience against disasters as well as our long-term competitiveness and our ability to become more sustainable. How can we pull best practices to help build resilience in our communities from the sustainability field?