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Adapting to Change Spanish Translation, Launch in Bogota

Adapting to Change: The Business of Climate Resilience is being translated into Spanish!

The translated version of the book will launch during CEID Colombia’s 10th International Environmental Congress, titled “The Role of Cities in the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Fulfillment of SDG” on October 23-24, 2017 in Bogota, Colombia.  Dr. Goodman will join the CEID Congress alongside Lester Brown, author of Full Planet Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity


Climate Week 2017

Adapting to Change: The Business of Climate Resilience was released one year ago during NYC’s Climate Week 2016.

This year, Dr. Goodman will moderate a panel at CUNY’s Baruch College to discuss the ongoing challenges and successes in climate collaboration. Guest panelists will include:

LOU FERRETTI, Project Executive, Product Environmental Compliance and Supply Chain Social Responsibility, IBM

KIMBERLEY HILL KNOTT, Policy Director, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice

NILDA MESA, Director, Urban Sustainability and Equity Planning, Urban Design Lab, Columbia University

COL. MARK READ, Head, Department of Geography & Environment Engineering, United States Military Academy

Join us for the panel and reception on Tuesday September 19 from 6:15 – 8:00 pm. See the Climate Week NYC page for more details!

Upcoming Webinar on January 11 – The Business of Risk: Climate and Resilience

 Climate change poses serious and novel risks to businesses of all types and sizes–from supply and chain disruptions, to changes in national and international regulation, to shifting expectations of employees and customers. Moderated by Dr. Ann Goodman, author of Adapting to Change: The Business of Climate Resilience, this webinar will explore the implications of climate risk for business. Experts from among the companies most advanced in resilience thinking will share their views of how climate risk has changed their firms’ products, services, and ways of doing business—and how to weigh the costs of acting on climate against the risks of not preparing.

Join us for the webinar on January 11th at 1:15pm EST. Check back for registration details.

Adapting to Change at 1st Annual International Technical Workshop on Climate Risk Conference

Dr. Goodman on the Maine coast.
Dr. Goodman presenting on her book at the conference.

October 21-22, 2016 Dr. Goodman participated in the 1st Annual International Technical Workshop on Climate Risk Conference in Wells, Maine. She presented on her new book, Adapting to Change: The Business of Climate Resilience. Her talk focused on the main takeaways from the book, and detailed some of the impressive resilience methods pursued by the major companies profiled in the book.