Category Archives: Sustainability

Sustainable Mountain Development: Thinking beyond borders

(Photo Source: Google) Even though they have difficult terrain, adverse weather conditions and fragile living conditions, mountains are also great source of biodiversity, water, and ecosystems. Products and services from mountains travel far beyond their surrounding lowlands. Containing majority of … Continue reading

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BCM in Nepal: Are we there yet?

(Photos Source: Google) Introduction Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a management process that seeks to ensure organizations are capable to resume or continue operations under adverse or abnormal conditions (Source: Business Continuity Institute, United Kingdom). In recent years, a pressing … Continue reading

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Series of disasters in Nepal: An urgent call

A hazard has numerous risks attached to it and can present itself in many forms such as natural calamity, technological crisis or man-made tragedy. Businesses could face technological disasters such as supply-chain interruption, building collapse, information technology failure, power disruptions … Continue reading

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BCP: “What” & “Why”

What is BCP? Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is a comprehensive written plan to maintain or resume business in the event of a disruption (Source: Business Continuity Planning Booklet; Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, USA). The concept of BCP is relatively … Continue reading

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