Best Practice Report

Prepare Your Organization For A Pandemic

Key Recommendations For How Business And Risk Leaders Build Resilience In A World Where Disease Outbreaks Are The New Normal

February 7th, 2020
With contributors:
Amy DeMartine , Duncan Dietz , Isabelle Raposo , Diane Lynch

Summary

Even as the pandemic crisis subsides in much of North America and Western Europe, risk professionals should prepare for the next disease outbreak. In the future, there won’t be a 10-year period between global pandemics as there was between H1N1 and COVID-19 because globalization continues to make us more susceptible and climate change increases the risk further. This report summarizes the best practices and practical steps necessary for responding to a disease outbreak, epidemic, or pandemic.

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