Private sector

This theme addresses the capacity of the private sector to understand and anticipate, mitigate and manage situations arising from natural and man-made hazards, as well as contribute to building the capacity and resilience of communities to disasters. 

Latest Private sector additions in the Knowledge Base

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The study investigates the impact of climate change on nature-based value chains in arid and semi-arid environments.
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This guide offers food and beverage companies a working definition of climate resilience, plus an actionable process guide and sample indicator framework for diagnosing climate resilience in smallholder crop-focused supply chains.
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The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a new rule that would require employers to develop injury and illness prevention plans in order to better protect workers from heat-related injuries and death.
NPR
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Many of the sectors that are vulnerable to climate change, such as agriculture, infrastructure, and energy, are heavily dependent on the banking sector for financing.
Economic Times, the
The Burden of Floods
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At last year’s COP28 in Dubai, parties recognized for the first time the transboundary nature of climate change impacts, the importance of complex and cascading risks, and the need for knowledge-sharing and international cooperation to address them.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
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This survey of the recent microeconomics adaptation literature suggests that although firm competitiveness is negatively affected by weather events, firms may bounce back better under certain conditions.
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In the factory where Aysha Talukder Tanisa stitches jeans and children's clothes for Western brands, the cooling system has been no match for Bangladesh's longest heatwave in 70 years.
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Bird's eye view of the exit of an expressway located between two tunnel portals, Ribeira da Janela, Madeira, Portugal
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The article posits that company boards looking to understand how climate will affect their supply chain should understand where their main “hubs” are
University of Maryland
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