The Move from Relief to Recovery: Business Delegation Focused on Moore, OK's Long-Term Plan


In August, BCLC supporter companies the Shell Oil Company, Western Union, IBM, and Deloitte joined me in Moore, OK for a corporate delegation trip.  The trip was sponsored by Shell and gave participants an opportunity to meet local community leaders that are working to get the community up and running again after the tornado.  After spending a few days in Moore, I can say that I was extremely impressed.

Disaster Help Desk for Business: Behind the Scenes of Preparedness and Response


Think back to one month ago. If you were on the Eastern Seaboard you were probably closely tracking Sandy’s path and wondering how it would affect you. In other parts of the country, your news outlets offered you two stories and probably not much else: “Super Storm” Sandy and the elections.

Businesses Find Creative Solutions to Sandy Victims’ Urgent Needs


Superstorm Sandy has inflicted unprecedented damage on the East Coast, leaving many Americans without housing, food or access to basic needs. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Red Cross have been at the forefront of first response efforts and corporations have already pledged more than $62 million, two-thirds of it in the form of direct monetary donations to first responder organizations.

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