Today BCLC announced that business assistance in response to the Chilean earthquake has reached $1.65 million.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on disaster response and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
Survive, Sustain, Succeed. This phrase, which is the motto of the Alabama Gulf Coast Coastal Resiliency Coalition (CRC), sums up what the Chamber BCLC saw in Alabama on October 27, 2010.
I had an interesting conversation this week with Chris Poland, chairman and senior principal at Degenkolb. Degenkolb is an engineering firm that provides a wide spectrum of structural engineering services to architects, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare institutions, universities, and government
Taryn Bird and Mia Chung of BCLC contributed to this post.
If you have ever traveled to Haiti, you know as well as I do there is one defining characteristic that you can’t miss: the entrepreneurial spirit that the Haitian people possess everywhere you go.
The Role of Business in Disaster Response examines how businesses are utilizing their expertise to help improve community resilience, response and recovery in times of disaster.
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
Chris Poland, chairman and senior principal of Degenkolb Engineers, presented on March 21, 2012 during a panel discussion on "Integrating Disaster Recovery: What Should Long-Term Disaster Recovery Look Like?" The panel was hosted by the Disasters Roundtable of the National Academies.
Companies should be aware of a partnership between InterAction, BCLC, and FedEx to provide three NGO Aid maps (Haiti, the Horn of Africa, and global food security). The maps help companies better understand what NGOs are doing to help with those particular disasters, and where they are working.
The Business Civic Leadership Center and the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services invite you to participate in an important forum for business, nonprofit organizations, and local government.