Monthly Archives: July 2014

Pitfalls of Return on Investment Analysis for Resiliency

“The business response thus far is largely a continuation of existing practices based on a historical picture of past risks, and often fails to adequately consider changing climate and weather conditions. Thus, the most common strategy for addressing climate-related risks leaves most companies without the resilience they need to weather future physical impacts of climate […]

What is Resiliency?

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela Resilience is the capacity to withstand stress and catastrophe.  The ability to bounce back quickly with minimal losses after experiencing a crisis is the golden ring that businesses want to grab, yet for many, understanding […]

Ready for Climate Change- The Call for Resiliency, Thriving in Chaotic Times

So far the 21st century has given us plenty of challenges.  We have faced unthinkable disaster events; been hit by extreme weather events; swept away by floods; and impacted by interruptions of critical resources.  If these wake-up calls have done anything, they have sobered us.  In lockstep with the tumultuous events that shape our young […]