The launch of the Guidance Toolkit: Engaging Companies in Man-made Disasters at the Connecting Business initiative

The launch of the Guidance Toolkit: Engaging Companies in Man-made Disasters at the Connecting Business initiative

Aug 14, 2019

The Connecting Business initiative (CBi), a thirteen country consortium launched by United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), partnered with the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) in pioneering workshop on the role of

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BCP “Resilience in a Box” Training of Trainers

BCP “Resilience in a Box” Training of Trainers

Jan 12, 2019

A-PAD SL, in partnership with United Parcel Service Foundation (UPS), US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Connecting Business Initiative (CBi), and Turkish Organization Saglam Kobi, structured and organized a training of trainers course on business resilience titled ‘Resilience in a Box’. The training was

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“Human Rights in Complex Situations” – Sri Lanka as a Case Study for the CBi Network

Jun 20, 2018

The Connecting Business Initiative (CBi) together with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) recently conducted a webinar within its regional network highlighting the theme of “Human Rights in Complex

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Humanitarian Agencies & Private Sector in Disaster Preparedness

Humanitarian Agencies & Private Sector in Disaster Preparedness

Apr 15, 2018

A meeting was held with the cooperation of the private sector to discuss about message dissemination with regard to monsoon floods. A-PAD Sri Lanka was more focused on providing guidelines to private sector business of how to be resilient from floods. The initial 

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Connecting Business Initiative (CBi) – 2018 Annual Event in Geneva

Connecting Business Initiative (CBi) – 2018 Annual Event in Geneva

Feb 15, 2018

Building on the momentum generated by the World Humanitarian Summit, Connecting Business Initiative (CBi) held its 2018 Annual Event in from 5th to 9th February 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland. The aim of the CBi is to transform the way the private sector engages before, during and after crises. A-PAD

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