Twelve Companies Partnering with Governments and NGOs to Reduce Poverty, Improve Health Care, and Soften Impact of Humanitarian Crises
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Current Economy Makes Disaster Management Even More Critical
WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week, the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center unveiled the Pakistan Flood Response Map, an interactive website to accomplish real-time, in-depth information sharing to assist companies and humanitarian organizations responding to the massive floods in Pakistan. The map, made possible by a grant from theAbbott Fund, the philanthropic foundation for the global health care company, Abbott, includes data on 450 projects, representing 130 organizations, 80 businesses, and more than one billion dollars in contributions to the Pakistan’s recovery effort.
By Frazier Wilson, Vice President Shell Oil Company Foundation, and Manager, Social Investment Shell Oil Company
By Mike Roche, Executive Vice President of Claims, Allstate
The one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is coming up next week, on October 29.
Just before Memorial Day, I was on vacation in Edisto Island and Charleston, SC, and ushered in the 2012 hurricane season pre-events. As we arrived, Tropical Storm Alberto formed and was making a fuss with gusts of 50 miles per hour coming ashore – no rain but plenty of wind. We had a delightf
The humble molecule dihydrogen monoxide is so ever-present that it is often forgotten.
By: Kathy Snyder, President/CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Patrick Donoho, President, Maryland Retailers Association
Jock Menzies, President, American Logistics Aid Network
Oliver R. Davidson, Senior Advisor, Business Civic Leadership Center