Resilience

Resilience

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,...
A New Framework for Economic Revitalization in Puerto Rico

A New Framework for Economic Revitalization in Puerto Rico

This article was updated on 9/17/2022 to clarify certain information and add additional detail. In September 2017, Puerto Rico was hit by a catastrophic double whammy — Hurricane Irma and, just two weeks later, Maria, both devastating storms with Category 4+ winds....
There’s One Way to Learn the Value of Water

There’s One Way to Learn the Value of Water

The world is still locked in a water crisis, and it is measured in millions and billions: 771 million people lack access to safe water, while 1.7 billion get by without improved sanitation. More difficult to measure is the value of getting access. These things can...
A New Thanksgiving

A New Thanksgiving

In recent years, Thanksgiving in the United States has taken on a distinctive chiaroscuro (blending of light and dark). Replacing, or at least balancing, the heartwarming scenes of smiling, homogenous faces at a dinner table awash in extravagant abundance and good...