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Resilience and Adaptation Initiative

Building resilience to climate change risks for businesses and communities

Overview

Our Mission

BSR’s Resilience and Adaptation Initiative (READI) is a new corporate platform in which businesses can develop practical strategies for enhancing resilience to climate risk across the value chain, while also improving their ability to catalyze broader societal resilience. 

Why Join?

  • Increase understanding of and ability to assess climate risk, as well as opportunities for resilience and adaptation through active collaboration with other companies and key stakeholders
  • Engage with other business leaders on strategies, pilot testing, and scaling solutions for climate-resilient companies
  • Assess and make practical use of the latest authoritative, thought-leading insights from across the climate and business communities in order to understand the company's exposure to risk and how to address the risk by building adaptive capacity
  • Contribute to thought and practice leadership on climate change resilience through facilitated discussions, partnership building, papers, and articles

Resources

Our Insights

on Resilience and Adaptation Initiative

Building Climate Resilience in Asia: Why Companies Should Invest in People

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Building Climate Resilience in Asia: Why Companies Should Invest in People

Investing in human capital is essential for enhancing societal and corporate resilience to climate change in Asia.

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Business Risk, Reward, and Resilience in the Face of Extreme Weather

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Business Risk, Reward, and Resilience in the Face of Extreme Weather

As businesses begin to assess extreme-weather risks and opportunities and consider investments in building resilience, they should keep the following in mind.

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Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

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Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

This is how companies can have a role in building women’s resilience to climate change in their operations, supply chains, and the local communities in which they operate.

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Investing in Climate Resilience Should Be a Business Fundamental

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Investing in Climate Resilience Should Be a Business Fundamental

Given the wide-ranging implications of climate impacts on business, companies should adopt holistic approaches to understanding climate risk and investing in resilience, from their internal operations to their value chains.

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Meet the Team

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Contact the Resilience and Adaptation Initiative team with any questions.