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Author: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Product Type: Featured Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

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Are you looking for engaging and thought-provoking material that is new to CasePlace.org? If so, you've come to the right place.

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Climate Change Is a People’s Shock

Author: Klein, Naomi
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Nation
Publication Year: 2014

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Author Naomi Klein discusses the challenges of global climate change and argues that solutions will hinge not on free market ideology, but on changing the system of capitalism that led us to this juncture.

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Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States

Author: Gordon, Kate
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Risky Business Project
Publication Year: 2014

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The U.S. faces significant and diverse economic risks from climate change. Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States uses a standard risk-assessment approach to determine the range of potential consequences for each region of the U.S.—as well as for selected sectors of the economy—if we continue on our current path.

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Disasters, Rebuilding and Leadership – Tough Lessons from Japan and the U.S.

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: The Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL); Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2013

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The Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) sponsored a panel at the Wharton Global Forum in Tokyo to consider the leadership lessons generated by the Fukushima disaster, and to look at its impact on Japan’s energy policy and the resettlement of afflicted areas.

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Kellogg School of Management/Aspen Institute Business and Society Conference: Rethinking ‘Shareholder Value’ and the Purpose of the Corporation

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Product Type: Video Collections; Web Sites
Source: Kellogg School of Management; The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Publication Year: 2013

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This two-day conference brought together leaders in business and academia to foster dynamic conversations about how corporations can respond to competing pressures to balance corporate social responsibility with shareholder value maximization.

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Supply Chain Lessons from the Catastrophic Natural Disaster in Japan

Authors: Park, YoungWon; Hong, Paul; Roh, James Jungbae
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

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Based on case studies of Japanese manufacturing firms, this article presents a discussion of the supply chain restoration process after severe natural disasters and humanitarian disruptions and reflects on supply chain lessons in terms of disaster planning and recovery responses.

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Finding a Common Language for Disaster-resistant Supply Chains

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2013

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Disasters such as Superstorm Sandy, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the volcanic ash cloud that disrupted international airplane flights for several days in 2010 have highlighted the need for companies to better prepare for potential risks to their supply chains...

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The Christchurch Earthquake and Crusaders Rugby (A, B)

Author: Bryant, Murray J.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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On February 2011, a large earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand, causing loss of life. The Crusaders, a major sports franchise headquartered in Christchurch, must plan for the season, given that its facility has been extensively damaged and the season has already commenced. The franchisee board, managers, coaches and players have to deal with this catastrophe and build morale in the community by deciding what to do.

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Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: The National Academies Press
Publication Year: 2012

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No person or place is immune from disasters or disaster-related losses. One way to reduce the impacts of disasters on the nation and its communities is to invest in enhancing resilience--the ability to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from and more successfully adapt to adverse events. Although disasters will continue to occur, actions that move the nation from reactive approaches to disasters to a proactive stance where communities actively engage in enhancing resilience will reduce many of the broad societal and economic burdens that disasters can cause.

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Ten Years After 9/11 -- Risk Management in the Era of the Unthinkable

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2011

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The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks confirmed that the unthinkable was possible. To the business world, it meant that being ready for a fire, a flood or a violent crime no longer represented "preparing for the worst."

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