Global Agenda Council : Catastrophic Risks

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can nature help us solve risk management issues?

    William H. Saito, President and Chief Executive Officer of InTecur, explains how nature is the best example of risk… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Video

    Ideas @Davos: Dealing with disasters

    It’s human nature not to want to think about risk until the earthquake hits, warns Satoru Nishikawa. Before you go… more

  • Forum Article

    What if a disaster on the scale of the Haiti earthquake happened...

    Ahead of the three-year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake on January 12, Baroness Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-Genera… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    The risks of climate change – a view from Chile

    Catastrophic risks are defined as events with a low probability but a big economic and social impact. A natural event… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What if there was a catastrophic volcanic eruption?

    Satoru Nishikawa asks if we are prepared for the ash clouds and climate change that would follow a major eruption. The… more