In the latest webinar by the Commonwealth Sustainable Cities Initiative, Professor Paul Jowitt, President of the Commonwealth Engineers Council, hosted a session on Infrastructure-Led Community Resilience, alongside UNESCO and The Resilience Shift’s Dr Juliet Mian. Watch the webinar.
Halfway through 2020, and with the summer well and truly here in this part of the world, it’s time to take stock of Resilience Shift achievements since the start of the year. Xavier Aldea Borruel, Head of Operations, highlights progress in the first half of the year and our exciting plans for the autumn.
We are delighted to have collaborated with the UK’s National Infrastructure Commission to host an international round-table on national infrastructure policy. Director of Policy, Giles Stevens said, “Resilience has probably never been more topical.”
In this guest blog, we invite Nicole Lee and Clement Ho to consider how urban transportation worldwide is changed by the Covid-19 pandemic, what new approaches are being developed, and what it could mean for the future of transport resilience.
This pioneering project using green infrastructure to build resilience has upgraded Washington DC’s combined sewer system and is the US’s capital’s largest infrastructure project in decades
New partnership announced between The Resilience Shift and the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) combining our resilience and water interests and expertise.
As much as Covid is revealing the strengths and vulnerabilities of our infrastructure, our supply chains, and our societies, it is also bringing to the fore the importance of this invisible infrastructure and the army of humans that support it day to day.
As part of our mission to understand what resilience means in practice, we are sharing the emerging insights into resilient leadership, distilled from the first eight weeks of interviews with our twelve participants.