Guest blogger, Dr Tom Dolan discusses the role of our economic infrastructure. Suggesting a critical need to take action and change the way we invest in infrastructure mitigation and resilience. Will we ‘act now, save later’ or ‘delay now, pay later’?
We have appointed four new grantees commissioned to develop industry-specific primers for Shipping, Roads and Railways, Potable Water Infrastructure, and Electrical Utilities.
We interviewed Amanda Janoo on alternative economic thinking on the resilience challenges for economic and industrial policy. What’s your view?
“If resilience had any real economic and societal value, then decision makers would be implementing it already”. The debate and audience Q&A, at the Global Knowledge Exchange event on 22 August 2018, posed this challenging question in a lively and opinionated discussion.
We are delighted to have received a number of diverse and high quality expressions of interest. Find out what happens next.
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. Initial deadline for expressions of interest is 27 August 2018.
Lisa Dickson, Associate Principal and Director of Resilience for the Americas, Arup, writes a guest blog on financing urban infrastructure and how the case for resilience can be made.
April was another busy month for the Resilience Shift. Find out more about our key activities and engagements including the start of our Incentivising Resilience project based in San Francisco.