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ContributorsLeela StakeLeela is a director who helps businesses innovate, collaborate and communicate to be more successful. She’s based in San Francisco, has worked in six Asian countries and is interested in the relationship between long-term business success and community prosperity.Laura PalantoneLaura is a member of our corporate communications team and is based in New York.James RobinsonJames is a director who brings ten years of experience working on CR strategy and communications in New York, Beijing, and Jakarta. He looks at how CR is employed as part of broader business strategy and has a particular interest in the evolving role of technology and innovation in managing social and environmental issues.Julie JackA director in APCO's New York office, Julie works on corporate responsibility with a focus on business strategy and emerging issues and trends. Her currents interests and work focus on sustainable agriculture and supply chain management, the integration of CR and financial communications, and CR in the consumer goods space.Ellen MignoniEllen is a senior director and helped build APCO’s global corporate responsibility practice. She works primarily with APCO’s corporate clients on business alignment and corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement and partnership development, and communication and outreach.
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The earthquake in Japan, Hurricane Katrina in the United States, the tsunamis in South and Southeast Asia and the droughts in the Horn of Africa have made it clear that disasters can strike anytime, anywhere. In 2011, the costliest year in history for natural disasters, the world economy lost $366 billion. More than 200 million people were affected. Humanitarian relief requires a coordinated, global approach. Yet in an era in which companies seek to develop corporate responsibility initiatives that differentiate themselves from their competitors, you might be surprised to learn about a collection of logistics-focused companies coming together to meet community needs.
Posted on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 By Leela Stake