BCLC just launched the nomination and application cycle for its 2013 Citizens Awards. These are important awards for the field; companies, local Chambers, and NGO partners are well served to go through the submission process.
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November 17 was an unseasonably warm and humid day in Washington, Illinois, a small city outside Peoria with a population of about 16,000.
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
BCLC's executive interview series, 3 on the 3rd, is dedicated to providing deep and valuable business insights delivered in a quick manner. As the column name suggests, interviews are three questions in length and air on the 3rd of the month.
From the early 1900s to the mid 1980s, wildfires were not a significant danger in the United States. The U.S. government had amassed data on the causes and behavior of wildfires, enabling the government to respond efficiently to major wildfire threats.
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.
A coalition of organizations that provided relief in Port-au-Prince following the Haiti earthquake have joined together to systematically apply the lessons learned from past disasters.
According to the Small Business Administration up to 90% of small businesses get the majority of their business from within two miles of their front doors.