Growing up I spent more hours than I care to admit reading mystery novels. Often, the critical link in solving a case was a watermark on a piece of evidence. The watermark always revealed something important and meaningful.
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BCLC’s founder and executive director Stephen Jordan today appeared as an expert witness before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ hearing, “The Next Big Disaster: Is the Private Sector Prepared?”
By Ken Sternad, President, The UPS Foundation
On March 21, 2012, the Disasters Roundtable of the National Academies hosted a workshop to facilitate the exchange of ideas among scientists, practitioners, and policymakers to identify issues related to the understanding and mitigation of natural, public health, technological, and other disaster
Today BCLC announced that business assistance in response to the Chilean earthquake has reached $1.65 million.
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 corporate citizenship response to the crisis is Haiti has been swift. With today’s 6.0 aftershock, continued humanitarian needs, and a constantly-unfolding situation, we think corporate pledges will continue to be announced throughout the month.