Cities have registered 95% of Covid-19 cases. As a key partner in our Resilient Leadership initiative, Lauren Sorkin, Acting Executive Director, Global Resilient Cities Network, writes on how resilience leadership in cities is critical.
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.
“There is a very tense situation currently with a huge number of people dying every day from starvation, and 70% of our planet not yet exploited for food. Food safety is all about resilience”. Vincent Doumeizel from Lloyd’s Register Foundation, talks about education, innovation and the potential of seaweed.
Dr Bruce Chong, specialist in smart and resilient city planning and implementation, shares his reflections on urban resilience under the COVID-19 pandemic in this perspective from East Asia.
The global supply of food is an incredibly complex system, involving multiple actors and a diverse value chain from production through to consumption. Every part of the chain is dependent on infrastructure systems. We share six principles for enhancing the resilience of food transportation systems from our contribution to Cereal Foods World.
The Resilience Shift and its partners such as SIWI, AGWA, Arup and others) have sought to play an increasingly influential role at the annual Conference of the Parties as the culmination of working together throughout the year. Why?
What does good look like for infrastructure resilience? A new case study examines a technical assistance programme in India supported by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth (ICRG) project has initiated over 900 climate resilient infrastructure projects in just 4 years.
Since September 2019, bushfires in Australia have burned through some 10 million hectares of land. The fires have made headlines globally. With many months to go in the fire season, what does this mean for Australia’s infrastructure, and are there wider lessons for the resilience shift?