News and insights

Keep up-to-date with our latest news, publications, projects, and other interesting and useful insights into resilience.

Jul 14 2021

BCI APAC 2021 Winner
We are thrilled to announce that Richard Ball has won the Business Continuity Institute’s Asia Pacific awards Continuity and Resilience Newcomer award for 2021. Richard was awarded for his enthusiastic approach to the discipline, passion for the industry and innovative ideas on how to implement and embed good practice in business continuity and resilience.

Jun 15 2021

What does a seismically resilient NZ building stock look like?
Resilient Organisations are excited to partner with the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering on this Earthquake Commission (EQC) funded project focused on understanding societal expectations for future seismic performance of buildings.

Jun 1 2021

Growing the resilience of SMEs
Getting small businesses (SMEs) to make resilience a priority is a challenge. To help address this we have delievered a series of workshops around the South Island.

May 21 2021

Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize Winner
We are thrilled to announce that Charlotte Brown and the MERIT team have been recognised in the 2021 Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize.

Apr 21 2021

Earthquake Preparedness Checklist
Want to make sure your organisation is prepared for an earthquake? Download our free Earthquake Preparedness Guide to help get you started.

Apr 16 2021

Earthquake Prone Public Buildings: Balancing Life Safety Risks and Community Costs
How do you balance the life safety risks of an earthquake prone public building against the community costs of prolonged closure of community facilities?

Apr 16 2021

New Zealand’s Dark Horse of Disaster Risk Reduction Legislation
We recently completed an Earthquake Commission (EQC) funded research investigated whether the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) has a role in how New Zealand organisations manage earthquake risk.

Apr 16 2021

New ResOrgs team member
We are very excited to welcome David Fox to our team as a Senior Consultant. David brings to the team over 20 years of experience in assisting businesses understand and manage risk.

Mar 31 2021

10 Steps Toward Better Risk Management: Construction Industry
Risk is a big part of the construction industry – both part of its success and failure. Here are ten simple steps towards better risk management you can implement to improve the productivity and performance of your organisation.

Mar 29 2021

10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 10: Plan to Adapt
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We end with Tip 10, Plan to Adapt: Planning and Preparedness.

Mar 25 2021

10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 9: The Paradox of Insurance
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We follow on with Tip 9, The Paradox of Insurance

Mar 19 2021

10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 8: Staff Engagement – More than just a Buzzword
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We follow on with Tip 8, Staff Engagement: More than just a Buzzword.
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