灾难风险的全球战略

仙台—目前,灾难风险水平相当高。每年全球商用和住宅建筑破坏成本平均达3,140亿美元,其中私人部门承担了85%的损失。与此同时,新联合国报告表明,每年投入60亿美元用于降低灾难风险可以省下最多3,600亿美元。

数百名意识到其中的巨大成本——和可观潜在收益——的企业高管目前正在日本仙台出席联合国降低灾难风险会议。十年前上一次类似会议举行时,私人部门几乎没有任何代表出席。这一次,公司和企业家将在仙台充分参与探索一系列极具价值的机会。

仙台位于日本东北地方,也是灾难的经济影响如何能够波及与震中相去甚远之地的生动例子。受四年前日本东部大地震和海啸的破坏,日本汽车产量遭遇腰斩。金融损失范围超越了国界;日本减速直接导致泰国汽车产量下降20%,中国下降50%,印度下降70%。

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