By Mike Roche, Executive Vice President of Claims, Allstate
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I was working 400 miles away from Haiti, the day of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that caused significant damage and loss of life more than two years ago. As the weeks passed, I was invited to be a part of a delegation, convened and hosted by the U.S.
A recent American Red Cross poll of small businesses sponsored by FedEx shows that fewer than half of small businesses (41%) have a disaster preparedness plan in place. Why so few?
The humble molecule dihydrogen monoxide is so ever-present that it is often forgotten.
Microsoft and its Citizenship team last week unveiled a new nonprofit alliance to enhance disaster relief management.
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.
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.