Private Partnerships in Cities’ Resilience Toolbox: The Airbnb Example

Governments and other public-sector groups are often tasked with leading disaster response efforts and resilience planning, but experts say private actors have an important place in this arena and should be encouraged to participate. We highlight how Airbnb has been working in this area across the globe. Continue reading Private Partnerships in Cities’ Resilience Toolbox: The Airbnb Example

Webinar Preview – Reaching Resilience With the Private Sector: An Airbnb Case Study

Following a disaster, either natural and other kinds, a large focus is on the government’s response to it. However, adequate responses that help the public often involve private sector partners. We look at how the two work together to help build resilience for communities. Continue reading Webinar Preview – Reaching Resilience With the Private Sector: An Airbnb Case Study

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Technology and Trust Key to Unlock Financial Services for Refugees and the Underbanked

An estimated 2 billion people are unable to access formal financial services, like banks, credit cards and insurance. Refugees can sometimes be part of this group but with unique challenges. We look at how technology and other changes in the banking sector could help get more people into the formal economy. Continue reading Technology and Trust Key to Unlock Financial Services for Refugees and the Underbanked

Live Webinar Preview: Financial Inclusion Efforts to Reduce the World’s Underbanked Population

An estimated 2.6 billion people around the world live with out regular access to banking services, hindering their ability to plan for the future, obtain credit or start a business. Access to formal financial resources is also a major challenge for refugees and similar groups. Read more about Zilient.org’s webinar designed to help broaden financial inclusion for the world’s underbanked population. Continue reading Live Webinar Preview: Financial Inclusion Efforts to Reduce the World’s Underbanked Population