Tag Archives: Climate Change

200 major companies call for action on climate change

Leaders of nearly 200 major companies around the world have called for tougher action on climate change. TheĀ 2C Challenge, co-ordinated by the Prince of WalesCorporate Leaders Group, says that climate change puts society’s future prosperity at risk. But the window … Continue reading

Posted in Board Leadership, Crisis Management, Culture / Ethics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reflecting on Crisis and Crisis Planning

Hurricane Irene followed a winter of blizzards, a tornado, and an earthquake and served as a reminder that crises don’t always announce when they’re coming or how they’ll leave you. Tornado warnings require quick decisions. Our top priority was our … Continue reading

Posted in Board Leadership, Crisis Management, Culture / Ethics, Prepare for the crisis, Test the crisis plan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Can we ignore the risks of violent weather?

The violent weather we’ve been experiencing with hurricanes, tsunamis, tornadoes, earthquakes, drought, flooding, and volcanoes have exposed risks that we hadn’t previously considered. “Last week, the Chinese government estimated that more than four million people were having trouble finding drinking … Continue reading

Posted in Board Leadership, Crisis Management, Culture / Ethics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment