Webinar: Helping Small Businesses Build Climate Resilience
Photo of 2010 Annapolis, Maryland, flooding courtesy of the Chesapeake Bay Program via Flickr.
Helping Small Businesses Build Climate Resilience
Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., EDT
An extreme weather disaster can force some small businesses to close their doors forever. How can small businesses better evaluate, prepare for, and respond to the increasingly frequent and intense extreme weather events that climate change brings?
This free webinar will explore:
- Risks small businesses face from climate and extreme weather
- Challenges to making small businesses more climate resilient
- Resources for small businesses
- Recommendations for engaging small businesses on resilience
Charissa Cooper, Private Sector Liaison, National Capital Region Planner, Maryland Emergency Management Agency
Jon Philipsborn, Associate Vice President, Climate Adaptation Practice Director, Americas at AECOM
Katy Maher, Science Fellow and Resilience Project Coordinator, C2ES