Ports need to “act soon on adaption” to climate change
“Act soon on adaption” is the key message coming from a recent new report from the British Ports Association and HR Wallingford. The paper indicates that Ports needs to invest in future proofing their infrastructure to mitigate the risks from inevitable influences like sea level rise, climate change, extreme weather and tidal surges. See the Report on the BPA website here.
For most businesses, the data and information they hold is one of their most important assets. Why then does the attention and governance applied to data and information often fall short of that applied to other parts of their business, such as health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ).
Getting a handle on your data and information means treating it with the importance and respect it deserves, and can bring many benefits, such as efficiency gains, risk reduction and adding value to the bottom line. In order to do this requires policies, procedures, and information systems and architectures to be established, in short it requires the development of an information or data infrastructure. Read more here
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