Workshop: Disaster risk reduction equals resilient investment for private sector

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd, Corporate Social Responsibility ) (HCC)
Date:
27 Feb 2014
Location:
India (Mumbai)
Venue:
HCC, Hincon House, 11th Floor, 247Park, Vikhroli (w)
Disasters - natural or human-made are common throughout the world. Disasters continue to occur without warning and are perceived to be on an increase in their magnitude, complexity, frequency and economic impact. Most of India is a highly disaster prone region with natural disasters ranging from floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes, landslides, avalanches to forest fires. Having experienced numerous disasters, India recognizes the importance of strengthening disaster risk reduction efforts but considering the natural, economic and social diversity of India, as well as its large population, creating a national capacity building programme for disaster risk in India is a huge challenge. HCC is a member of Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG), established by UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) in 2011, which aims at engaging more of Private sector into Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). In support of UNISDR, HCC in association with Global Compact Network India is organizing the workshop. The objective of the workshop is to increase private sector resilience by creating awareness, optimizing and developing incentives for risk informed business practices and resilient investments.

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How to register

In order to register for the workshop, please speak to Ms.Shikha Shabdita, Manager CSR, HCC on +919833956451 or send a confirmation email on [email protected] with a cc to [email protected]

Keywords

Themes:
Public-private Partnerships
Countries:
India
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan.
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