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Intervention by Denise Caruso Read Intervention by Denise Caruso, Executive Director of the Hybrid Vigor Silver Award Winner, 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards; Best Business Books 2007, Strategy+Business Magazine


by Denise Caruso ~ December 18, 2006.
Permalink | Filed under: Hybrid Vigor, 21st Century Risk, Policy and Decisions, Planetary Life.

While I was finishing up Intervention this year, I also participated in a fascinating survey about globalization, sponsored by the U.K.-based consultancy SustainAbility, on whose extraordinary (and extraordinarily diverse) faculty I humbly serve.

In April 2006, I gave a talk on emerging risks at Global Business Network’s annual Forum; this year’s theme was “Managing the New Realities of Risk.” (If you’d like a copy of the meeting report, leave a comment and I’ll get a copy to you.

And I became an affiliated researcher at Carnegie Mellon’s Center for Risk Perception and Communication.


  1. heemun

    I’d like a copy of the meeting report.
    Could you get a copy to me?

  2. Michael Ferrari

    was there anything at the GBN forum addressing climate risk?

  3. Denise Caruso

    Hey Michael, nice to hear from you.

    Not sure about the answer to your question. I haven’t read the report in a while. But I’m going to go ahead and upload it so you can check it out for yourself.

  4. Judy Treichel

    Dear Denise,

    Thanks for keeping me on your list. I am so happy to hear from you and I will definately make this site part of my “favorites.” We should have some good comments and discussion points to send you because we are involved in many risk issues with the nuclear waste debate. I would really like to have a copy of “Managing the New Realities of Risk.”



  5. Michael Ferrari

    thanks…look forward to discussing.

  6. Brian Smith

    I would be interested in a copy of the report as well. Is there a outline of the secctions?


  7. Pete Shanks

    I just read Intervention and was very impressed. Thanks!

    I too would love to see the report to which you refer. I did get the one from the GBN website to which you linked, but that says it’s from 2005, “Navigating the New Realities of Risk,” so I presume you have a more recent one. First you navigate then you manage, is that it?


  8. Denise Caruso

    Thanks, Pete! I’m very glad you liked the book.

    The GBN report you found is the one. It’s conference proceedings so it’s not something that gets updated …

    As for the title: that was GBN’s, but my interpretation is that navigation is the more inclusive term. First you have to characterize the risk, then you have to assess it, then manage it — hopefully while all of that is going on, you’re communicating about it, too.

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