‘Building Business Resilience’ – March 2013 (Birmingham)


Date of presentations

14 March 2013


Dr Simon Slater, Sustainability West Midlands

Kirsten Kane, Birmingham Airport

Melanie Weaver, Birmingham Airport

Rob Humphries, Environment Agency

Mike Peverill, Climate East Midlands

Pat Freshwater, UK Flood Barriers

Purpose of the presentations

This event focussed on how severe weather affects businesses, and how businesses can increase their resilience to such events.

The presentations gave insight into the importance of building business resilience and outlined what issues climate change already has and will pose to business activities. The presentations also provided good practice case studies from Birmingham Airport and UK Flood Barriers.

Links and contact information

For more information, email enquiries@swm.org.uk or telephone 0121 237 5890.



Presentations pt.1 (pdf)
Presentations pt. 2 (pdf)