Tag: Risk

Bees under siege: making sense of multiple stressors

Modern agricultural practices, chemicals and diseases are all damaging to bees. But what happens when bees are exposed to many stressors simultaneously?

Creating a safety culture in Latin America

Some organizations are taking the lead in challenging the mindset of many of their workers to bring their health and safety performance to the next level.

In the face of extreme weather events, Canada must plan for resiliency

This year's federal budget is another step forward in ensuring we are prepared to manage the risks that lie ahead.

The role of social media in violent radicalisation

Does the Internet (and social media) really causes radicalisation or is it just another misconception? A text by Phil Gurski.

How Microsoft is bursting the bribery bubble!

A business tool designed to fight bribery is gaining traction!

Thank God for incompetent terrorists

There are some very nasty terrorists who are very good at what they do, but there are also many who are only slightly above incompetent! A text by Phil Gurski

Why do we have anti-terrorism laws if we are not going to use them?

Why have we made it illegal to join a terrorist group, then not bother to apply the law when it is obvious that someone has done so? By Phil Gurski

Why we will never ‘eradicate’ terrorism

The vast difference between eradicating a disease and eradicating terrorism. A text by Phil Gurski.

Motivated or CBA?

Sometimes we set off with great intention and purpose, only to find them 'deflated' by the actions (or lack of) of others, such as leaders and teams!

UN-Habitat – What is Resilience?

UN-Habitat’s goal is to increase the resilience of cities to the impacts of natural and human-made crises. Find out what is UN-Habitat doing for resilience.

The cutting edge of terrorism

When we think about terrorism and terrorists, we go immediately to explosives, suicide vests and firearms. But what about SWORDS? By Phil Gurski.