By Mami Mizutori
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
This article is part of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN
Extreme weather events were seen as the most prominent risk in the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Risks Report. Whether it’s the threat of a flood, storm, earthquake, pandemic or man-made hazard, building the resilience of your business to disasters is becoming just as important as managing your reputation or testing your products before launching them.
There are strong economic, financial, legal, reputational and regulatory reasons for doing so
Read more on weforum.org: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/09/10-reasons-businesses-build-resilience-disaster