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November Review: Climate Resiliency & Adaptation

The November membership meeting at the Amway Corporate Headquarters featured a presentation on ational and global scale resilience and climate adaptation and other topics.

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See photos from the event on our Facebook page.

Featured speaker Dale Sands, Global Practice Director in the Private Sector Division of CH2M, discussed resilience and climate adaptation, actions the public and private sector are taking to evaluate their vulnerability, and his recent work developing a framework for disaster risk reduction on behalf of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, which was recently used to assess the preparedness of 208 businesses located within New Orleans historic commercial corridors.

Representatives from Amway also discussed Envisioning Ada, a resident-guided community vision for the future of the Ada Village designed to enhance its natural and cultural assets for walkability, livability and sustainability.

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This month’s conference presented by Amway.