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Social Return on Investment Analysis and Its Applicability to Community Preparedness Activities: Calculating Costs and Returns

This paper provides an overview of the use of social return on investment analysis, which accounts for social and environmental benefits, to evaluate investments in community disaster preparedness.

Working Paper by Carolyn Kousky, Brett Lingle, Liesel Ritchie, and Kathleen Tierney — March 13, 2017

Authors

Carolyn Kousky

University Fellow

Brett Lingle

Liesel Ritchie

Kathleen Tierney