7 tips for organizational resilience all year round

Sendai Framework 7th anniversary: Disasters do not need to devastate – 2022 is a year to change course

Disasters are rapidly increasing around the globe and the world is not on track to meet its commitments as set out in the 2015 Sendai Framework by 2030. The evidence shows beyond any dispute that disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation work, but must be dramatically scaled up.

The year 2022 is a pivotal year for accelerating action and investment needed to save lives and protect development.

That was the verdict delivered today by the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori, in a statement to mark seven years of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030), the global plan adopted by UN Member States to reduce disaster risk and disaster losses on 18 March 2015 in the city of Sendai, Japan, which is now assessing the damage after a powerful magnitude 7.4 quake struck off the east coast two days ago…READ ON

7 tips for organizational resilience all year round

History has taught security teams that crisis situations can happen at any time and more frequently than anyone can anticipate. However, when a crisis does occur, organizations find themselves in a situation where survival is the main focus — the unprecedented disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic being a perfect example.

Resilience is not just a personality characteristic — companies too can develop a resilient corporate culture and operational environment.

Given that the only constant in today’s world is rapid change, business goals should revolve not around survival alone, but thriving during increasingly turbulent times. This is why business leaders must look beyond the immediacy of areas like business continuity and disaster response to building a resilient organization that can withstand both constant change and unexpected disruption…READ ON

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