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The Role of Business in Disaster Response

Posted on Tue, Jun 05, 2012 @ 10:00 AM


The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Civic Leadership Center has released a free report called "The Role of Business in Disaster Response". The report examines how businesses are utilizing their expertise to help improve community resilience, response and recovery in times of disaster. The report features 18 of the foremost corporate thought leaders on disaster response and recovery. Here's a list of contributors and their topics.

  • Business Civic Leadership Center - Corporate Expertise in Disasters Preparedness
  • Office Depot - Talking About Preparedness: Leave No Stone Unturned
  • Citi - Natural Disaster Financial Management: It’s All About Pre-crisis Preparation
  • Shell - A Strategic Approach to Response and Recovery
  • Maryland Emergency Management Agency - Maryland Businesses Get Their Stake in Emergency Response
  • Walmart - Public-Private Collaboration: Six Years After Hurricane Katrina
  • UPS - We Love the Logistics of Disaster Response
  • FedEx - Logistics Support During Disasters: Another Day at the Office
  • Cargill - An Unprecedented Crisis in the Horn of Africa Prompts an Extraordinary Response From Cargill
  • Cisco - Using Expert Networking Knowledge to Assist Communities in Crisis Resilience
  • IBM - Beyond Search & Rescue: Improving Disaster Zone’s Long-Term Prospects
  • Google - Google’s Crisis Response Initiative
  • Microsoft - Increasing Information and Technology Capacity in Times of Disaster
  • Allstate - A Promise to Our Communities Is Our Business Infrastructure
  • Degenkolb Engineers - Degenkolb’s 70-Year Tradition of Earthquake Chasing Lessons Learned
  • Proteus On-Demand - Learn From the Past, Be Involved in the Future
  • Project Jomo - Storm of Ideas
  • Caterpillar - Changing Lives Through Sustainable Progress
  • Ceres Environmental - Helping Jefferson County Recover

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Tags: Business Continuity, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Response