What role can business play in dealing with disasters? – Opinion

In a world where links between countries are bigger and faster than ever, disasters that once might have only had local effects now increasingly have international ramifications, affecting multiple countries, economies, sectors and social systems.

The effects from the tsunami and meltdown of Japan’s Fukushima reactor, for example, had devastating local consequences, but also impacted communities and economies thousands of miles away. In such an interconnected world, with impacts that touch upon all of society, locally and internationally, we need an “all-of-society” and “all-of-the-world” approach.

Pubblication date: 25/02/2015
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