‘Securing our future through resilient infrastructure’ includes 10 insights we are sharing into what matters for resilience, drawn from our work to date. Although they seem quite simple at first glance, they represent a commonality of views and experience from different perspectives across the infrastructure value chain.
The United Kingdom’s National Infrastructure Commission has today released its report and recommendations on the resilience of the UK’s infrastructure. We spoke to Tom Hughes, Senior Policy Advisor, about its launch, and our contribution to it.
Why not start by exploring our list of resilience-related infrastructure education specialisations, departments and courses. For a relatively new academic subject, the choices are extensive.
We’re working at a leadership level to unlock the opportunity of using engineers as a driving positive force for impact. The potential of post-Covid economic stimuli requires us to ensure that we are picking the right infrastructure projects to fund and then designing and building them with resilience in mind from the outset.
A new initiative by The Resilience Shift, in partnership with the Global Resilient Cities Network, is shining the light on resilient leadership, capturing the reflections of 12 globally diverse senior leaders faced with the challenges of the coronavirus crisis.
Mapping the impact of COVID-19 to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is highlighting opportunities for change and areas for action. Jasper Hilkhuijsen and Tammy Tse to give us their perspective from East Asia and informed by their work in sustainability for the built environment.
Seth Schultz, Executive Director, The Resilience Shift, will be moderating and presenting the Virtual EarthX – National Geographic Resilient Cities Conference live-streamed session on Building Climate Resilience in Megacities, on Friday 24 April 12-1pm EST.
A powerful and committed group of founding organisations is driving a newly-formed global International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure to take immediate action and is asking all those working across the infrastructure life-cycle to get involved.