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This report presents the results of a study that compares country practices in the management of the financial implications of disasters on government finances for a set of OECD member and partner countries particularly exposed to natural hazards
[ Report ]
It was interesting to read this report and consider how the SDGs might change insurance of critical infrastructure. It sets out a global action framework for the insurance industry to help make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable in line with UN Sustainable Development Goal 11
[ Guidance / Report ]
David Singleton, Chairman of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) considers how the launch of v2.0 of its Rating Scheme will provide input into how we should best plan, design and operate infrastructure, and look beyond purely the economic value of projects.
[ Journal Article ]
To implement sustainable investment decisions it is essential that the world can deliver social and natural benefits alongside economic and financial value. This Arup paper challenges conventional thinking and shows that through a Total Value approach we can close the value gap and drive change at scale.
[ Paper ]
The City Finance Lab (CFL) is Europe’s first dedicated platform supporting the development of innovative financial solutions that increase investment in resilient, low-carbon and sustainable urban projects. It aims to unlock at least EUR 500 million in additional investment for climate action over the next 5 years.
[ Platform / Website ]
This report is based on in-depth interviews with 62 C-level executives of globally active insurance and reinsurance
companies, and offers insights into the role of the insurance industry in addressing climate change adaptation
[ Report / Research ]
This paper by RE.bound Program, and re:focus partners llc, offers a path forward for governments at all levels – cities, states, federal agencies, and international aid programs – to align public-sector disaster risk reduction measures with private insurance using Resilience Bonds.
[ Paper / Research ]
This article underlines how it is worthwhile and economically efficient to invest more money in prevention. A new study from Zurich Insurance Group reviews 12 of Zurich’s global Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) reports and highlights lessons learned.
[ Article ]
Inframanage.com, developed in New Zealand, provides a resource for Infrastructure Management Professionals with curated information for international infrastructure management.
[ Reference / Website ]
Strategies for enhancing resilience in transportation infrastructure systems include redistributing available funding through a special funding vehicle, using resilience-based performance measures.
[ Abstract / Journal Article / Research ]
This Climate Lens is a requirement of the Investing in Canada bilateral agreements signed between Infrastructure Canada and the provinces and territories. The assessment tool will require stakeholders to report on how proposed projects contributes to or reduce carbon pollution, and to consider climate change risks in the location, design, and planned operation of projects.
[ Article / Tool ]