Two experts describe its importance to the impact economy

Resilience. Most people understand and know the word, but how is resilience defined as an industry, as a field? To explore this concept further, this correspondent reached out to David Dodd and Stewart Sarkozy-Banoczy, experts in resilience. In Stewart’s experience, people often tend to fall into a disaster risk-reduction view of resilience. For him, though, it's about more than survival or adaptation; it's about thriving. He takes a systems-view of resilience. So, whether it’s island or city resilience work, he looks at the system itself, and the entirety of the “organism” that surrounds the community, whether that is individuals, families,…
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Allison Lee is co-founder of Alpine CSR Advisors, which specializes in CSR/ESG strategy and implementation, with a focus on business and social impact metrics. Allison has several years of experience in the CSR/ESG sector, and previously worked at MIT, the Center for Corporate Citizenship, Cone Communications, FSG Social Impact Advisors, ... Read more

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