We have appointed two new grantees to our project on incentivising resilience through government policy. This work aims to understand how policy can mainstream best practice in critical infrastructure resilience.
We interviewed Katharina Schneider-Roos (Global Infrastructure Basel) on the development and adoption of the SuRe® Standard for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure.
“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.
Rob Turk gives an Australian perspective on the role of government and on a new piece of federal legislation that raises many questions around the role of legislation, and the government more broadly, in strengthening critical infrastructure resilience.
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.