Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

Climate Reality: Is Your Organization Prepared for the Effects of Climate Change?

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Contributor Carey Guerin-Oliver, VP of Learning and Development for JLL’s Energy & Sustainability Services group, discusses the importance of preparing your business for extreme weather. 

Sitting in the second row of tables at the latest Climate Reality Leadership training in Toronto, I was surprised.

As a sustainability professional in the real estate sector for the last 5 years, I am aware of the increasing number of extreme weather events, in large part due to… Read More

Is a green building also ‘Disaster-Ready’?

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The definition of a “sustainable building” may be changing in response to recent natural disasters, like Hurricane Sandy.  It appears that more buildings are starting to include disaster planning/management/ recovery/resiliency in their sustainability efforts.

It makes sense.

We want to design and manage buildings to minimize negative impacts on the environment.  At the same time, don’t we also… Read More