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Resilience primers – a great response – Thank you

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We were excited to receive 20 expressions of interest, in response to our (recent call) for partners to develop industry-specific primers that provide insight on what incentives are available to embed resilience within organizations and what opportunities exist to scale these further.

On behalf of the Resilience Shift team, I’d like to thank all those that responded. The responses are of excellent quality and represent a diverse mix of organizations and individuals. We are in the process of reviewing and assessing these, and we’ll be following up with respondents soon.

Thanks again for your interest in moving the needle to incentivize resilience!  Don’t forget to subscribe to our blog to be first to get our news.


p.s. While the initial deadline for response has passed, we may continue to solicit additional expressions of interest on a rolling basis. Stay tuned for future opportunities.

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Grants available to develop resilience primers for industry

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Initial deadline for expressions of interest 27 August 2018.

How can we shift the needle on resilience practice so that all organisations embed it into their decision-making? We believe that key incentives or other levers exist for all industries and that we must articulate the value that resilience can bring.

We are seeking expressions of interest from potential grantees to develop practical, industry-specific primers that will identify:

  • The current best practices by leading organisations (within the selected industry) that embed resilience into their decision-making, and the incentives/levers that drive them.
  • The incentives/levers that are currently available for driving resilience, but not capitalized upon due to lack of awareness of their existence.
  • How to scale and augment the current menu of incentives/levers.

These primers are envisioned to be industry-specific, booklet-style, guidance documents that capture best practice as to how and when resilience is valued within a
given industry, highlighting key decision points when resilience can be enhanced.

We want to engage directly with industry stakeholders and with those responsible for incentivizing resilience for critical infrastructure. Interested collaborators should therefore propose an industry where they have existing contacts, both with end-users of the primers and with organizations that incentivize resilience.

The proposed critical infrastructure system or associated industry should be one that provides essential services to society, where a lack of resilience could have a direct impact on the safety and well-being of society.

The Resilience Shift is a global initiative, we want to develop a common understanding across infrastructure systems globally, and we’d be interested to hear from applicants working in any part of the world. To find out more, see the detailed Scope for Grantees and the Expression of Interest form where you can apply to work with us.

Scope for Grantees guidance document

Expression of Interest form

Initial deadline for expressions of interest is 27 August 2018. However, we anticipate continuing this work into 2019, and will welcome submissions from interested grantees at any time.

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