World Resources Report 2008: Roots of Resilience

Cover_wrr2008 8 October 2008: The

2008 edition of the World Resources Report argues that properly designed

enterprises can create economic, social, and environmental resilience that

cushion the impacts of climate change, and help provide needed social


It further states that increased resilience should be part of the

response to the risks of climate change, noting that efforts that foster

resilience chart the first steps on the path out of poverty. The Report is a

joint effort produced by the World Resources Institute, the UN Environment

Programme, the UN Development Programme, and the World Bank. [The