A Challenging Climate: 2020 is a Defining Year for Climate Change and BCM

February 20, 2020 James Green

2020 is a defining year for climate change and business continuity planning, SAI Global’s James Green writes in Disaster Recovery Journal. BCM teams have an opportunity to take action and build resilience by tapping into the discipline's structured methodology.

Read the article in DRJ's Spring 2020 issue (ebook pdf).

“As business continuity professionals, we’re no strangers to the effects which weather can have on business. When it comes to coping with the real impact of climate change, we are on the front line. And with the world confronted with the reality of climate change-related extreme weather events and threats, we can no longer plan for an incident that may never happen; we have to prepare for the inevitable.

“But whether you’re a climate skeptic or denier, for the business world one truth is evident across all industries: companies which ignore climate-related risks are likely to feel the consequences – both in terms of reputation and financial damage.”

James Green, CBCP, MBCI, CUERME
Director of Risk Advisory Services, SAI Global

 


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About the Author

James Green

James Green is Director, Risk Advisory Services at SAI Global. He is passionate about life safety and helps the C-Suite understand the importance of business continuity not just during an emergency, but as an integral part of day to day operations. He has worked on risk events that have occurred all over the globe, including civil unrest in Egypt during the Arab Spring, executive travel and protection in the Pacific Rim, and the effects of destructive tornadoes in Oklahoma.

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