Connecting Business initiative is transforming the way the private sector engages before, during and after crises

Connecting Business initiative (CBi) is a demand driven multi-stakeholder initiative transforming the way the private sector engages before, during and after crises to create more resilient communities, increase local capacity and alleviate human suffering. Operational and technical support is provided by United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs while United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is providing technical advice on disaster risk reduction.

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In a Crisis, Companies Are Better Off Working Together

21 May 21:00
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

CBi Progress Report 2017

24 May 12:00
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

Explore Our Networks

Latest emergencies

Current emergency
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Floods May 2018

Floods

Sri Lanka
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Asia
Pacific

Tropical Cyclone Gita February 2018

Cyclone

Fiji, Samoa, Tonga
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Pacific
Philippines

Mayon Volcano - January 2018

Volcano

Philippines
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Asia

Events

ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment

19 Jun 00:01 - 21 Jun 12:00
United Nations Headquarters

[Webinar materials] Human Rights in Complex Emergencies

12 Jun 14:03
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

CBi Annual Event 2018

6 Feb 09:00 - 17:30
Geneve International Conference Centre

Partners

 

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