COLLABORATIVE JOURNEY AT LOCAL LEVEL
How can "WE" align "OUR" experiences, learnings and efforts to be in the new future? Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has - Margaret Mead
Webinar on Health & Equity Impacts of Extreme Heat.......The health impacts of extreme heat disproportionately impact communities that are already facing social and health inequities. ....As communities everywhere struggle to manage the current COVID-19 pandemic, the need to be prepared for multiple simultaneous emergencies is starkly evident. While the threats of climate change and pandemics are global in nature, the scale of needed information and the development of public health interventions are highly local.
Next generation urban planning: Enabling sustainable development at the local level through voluntary local reviews (VLRs).....City leadership on sustainable development is exhibited in the widening adoption of an innovation called the Voluntary Local Review (VLR). A VLR is a process in which local governments confirm their commitment to the SDGs and voluntarily assess their progress towards specific targets in the 2030.
As the VLR movement gains attention, this report explores the promise of the Voluntary Local Review as an urban planning tool for advancing sustainable development. It presents a city-specific perspective, one informed by the experiences and viewpoints of cities that have completed or started a VLR. The report also proposes innovations that might be valuable for the next generation of VLRs, and raises issues for consideration in scaling the use of the VLR
Preparing Your Business for a Post-Pandemic World.....Along with the severe health and humanitarian crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, executives around the world face enormous business challenges: the collapse of customer demand, significant regulatory modifications, supply chain interruptions, unemployment, economic recession, and increased uncertainty. And like the health and humanitarian sides of the crisis, the business side needs ways to recover. Ad hoc responses won’t work; organizations must lay the groundwork for their recoveries now.
Schulich School of Business - York University Webinar Series: Shaping the Post-Pandemic World - How COVID-19 Will Change Supply Chains.....This global crisis has exposed the strengths and weaknesses of current supply chains to sustainably deliver goods and services. As organizations move from disruption to recovery, they will look to engage with key stakeholders such as customers, suppliers, employees, and government in new ways.