By Nicole Hu, Co-Founder & CTO

When Hurricane Ida slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast in September 2021, the damage went far beyond flooded homes and buildings, impacting critical infrastructure. Energy companies in Louisiana scrambled to open new supply operations and restart oil pipelines; damaged roads and transport facilities slowed…


Zhengxiang Yi, Ph.D., Lynne Burks, Ph. D., Youngsuk Kim, Ph.D., Jaskanwal Chhabra, Ph.D., Shabaz Patel.

Introduction — Soft Story Building Vulnerability

If you rent or own a home on the US west coast, earthquake risk is an inevitable topic. Homeowners have many concerns on earthquake risk, such as seismic capacity of the house, the possibility of an earthquake happening, and earthquake insurance. …


Our New Work Model Embraces Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

The pandemic has drastically shifted workplace environments worldwide while accelerating the adoption of and preference for remote work. Across industries, employees want more individual flexibility, greater personal choice, shorter commutes, and stronger work-life balance, including the ability to spend more time with their families and loved ones. …


One Concern reviews our cutting-edge research with leaders in the fields of disaster science, data science, engineering, and water resources through regular meetings with our Technical Working Group. We recently convened a meeting to review One Concern’s latest infrastructure, flood and seismic models, inclusive of downtime and recovery calculations.

Our…


By Deepak Pant, Ph.D., P.Eng., Greg Brunelle, MS, MA, Youngsuk Kim, Ph.D., Jaskanwal P. S. Chhabra, Ph.D., & Shabaz Patel, MS

Introduction

More than 90% of the world’s trade moves by sea, making the continuous operation of maritime ports a critical piece of the global economy. Ports also serve as a…


Jaskanwal P. S. Chhabra, Ph.D., Greg Brunelle, MS, MA, Youngsuk Kim, Ph.D., Junichi Sakai, Ph.D, Deepak Pant, Ph.D, & Shabaz Patel, MS

Introduction

There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot.

- John Cage, Artist & Philosopher (1912–1992)

Throughout 2020 a passenger entering one of the world’s…


By Ahmad Wani, CEO and Co-Founder

H/t Markus Spiske

The global climate debate, climate resilience, and climate commitments are red hot right now. While most industry pundits see the space either through an ESG lens or a carbon lens, we view the world through a resilience lens, where resilience means protecting people and…


In this Q&A, our Chief People Officer Nicolette Quispe discusses personal and organizational resilience, career learnings and how to empower people to perform at their best.

Tell us about yourself. What brought you to One Concern?

I’m absolutely thrilled to be a part of the One Concern team. I was specifically drawn to their focus on resilience. From personal resilience…


In order to gain more insight into the Japan flood forecast pipeline and its “behind-the-scenes” story, we had an interview with Dr. Yi Liu, a data scientist of the flood team here at One Concern who has been playing an important role in our model development and testing.

Q: Can…


Dr. Yi Liu, Data Scientist at One Concern

Making disasters less disastrous is One Concern’s core mission, and one specific natural disaster we focus on is flooding. Currently, an effort is well underway at One Concern to deploy a national live compound flood forecast pipeline in Japan, as an expansion of last year’s pilot flood pipeline in Kumamoto…

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