Resilience Shift’s Executive Director Seth Schultz joined transatlantic infrastructure finance roundtable to discuss how to utilise this once-in-a-lifetime moment for infrastructure spending.
Our work to date shows an urgent need to build the whole-system resilience of ports and global supply chains to withstand multiple drivers of disruption. We are inviting industry, practitioners and policy makers to work with us to deliver on this ambition.
Following its launch, we are delighted to support this valuable work by the Coalition for Urban Transitions, that sets out investment priorities for national governments post Covid to boost their economies today and progress toward long-term resilience and prosperity tomorrow.
How can combining resilience thinking with value chain analysis increase competitive advantage protect against shocks and longer-term stresses? A paper authored by Dr Igor Linkov and other experts including some of the Resilience Shift team, argues the case for ‘value chain resilience’.
The largest renewable energy generator on Earth, Itaipú Dam’s hydropower plant supplies 90% of Paraguay’s energy and 15% of Brazil’s. Restoring forests along the river plus different approaches to land management have played a significant role in this success, turning the idea that ecosystem conservation is at odds with economic development on its head.
The results of roundtable discussions convened by Resilience Shift to discuss the resilience of critical infrastructure systems have been published in a paper in the Engineering Sustainability Journal of the Institution of Civil Engineering
Dr Juliet Mian was a speaker and panellist on Emerging Stronger: Upstream Actions for Environmental, Climate Change and Disaster Resilience in Transport Infrastructure, at this this year’s Asia-Pacific Transport Forum, taking place as a Virtual Meeting from 24-28 August 2020.
Global technology company Siemens is using retrofitting to create a microgrid test site at their research and development facility in Princeton, New Jersey