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Resilience Engineered

Three films to demystify resilience, funded by The Resilience Shift, developed in collaboration with the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

Summary for Urban Policymakers

A summary for urban policymakers, presenting the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessments in targeted summaries that can help inform action at the city scale.

Resilient Leadership

Real-time learning from the Covid crisis was captured over 16 weeks of interviews with senior leaders, providing insights into what makes resilient leadership, and how to lead for resilience.

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Infrastructure Pathways

A resource for practitioners in search of clear, easy-to-navigate guidance on climate-resilient infrastructure, compiled from hundreds of leading resources, and organized by lifecycle phase.


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A multi-stakeholder, whole-systems approach is needed for ports to become low carbon resilient gateways to growth, as a meeting point of critical infrastructure systems, cities and services.


Resilience Realized

The Resilience Realized Awards recognise projects around the world at the cutting edge of resilience.

City Water Resilience Approach

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Download the step by step methodology to help cities collaboratively build resilience to local water challenges, mapped with the OurWater online governance tool, as used by cities around the world.

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Pushing the boundaries of innovation to protect the world’s water resources

A new report from ICSI, published on World Water Day, collates projects and cities that serve as examples of innovative solutions for climate adaptation, mitigation and development strategies, including the City of Rotterdam, highlighted for its ongoing innovation in climate resilience preparedness.

Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation in Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

The Resilience Shift is a founding partner of The International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), which, with the support of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Arcadis, has developed an innovation framework for the promotion of resilient and sustainable infrastructure from around the world. This framework is outlined in this report, which highlights […]

World-leading engineering firms join forces to advance climate action for infrastructure

Our strategic partners, Resilience First, in partnership with the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), of which we are a founding partner, have today announced the launch of the Engineering Leadership Group (ELG), a new engagement platform to capture the voice of global engineering firms.

ICSI Roundtable: What is the engineering community’s role in bridging the gaps on climate, sustainability, and resilience for infrastructure?

On 3 Nov 2021, the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), of which The Resilience Shift is a Founding Member, hosted a roundtable discussion at the COP26 Wood House in Glasgow. The discussion focussed on issues at the heart of ICSI, and the engineering community’s role in bridging the gaps on climate, sustainability, and resilience […]

Governance of Infrastructure for Resilience

Significant investment is planned in infrastructure globally in the next two decades as we emerge from COVID-19 and work towards decarbonising our infrastructure systems. Poor governance is a key factor that has led to infrastructure projects failing to meet their resilience and societal objectives. Strengthening governance systems – the mechanisms that ensure that infrastructure is […]