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.
The United Kingdom’s National Infrastructure Commission has today released its report and recommendations on the resilience of the UK’s infrastructure. We spoke to Tom Hughes, Senior Policy Advisor, about its launch, and our contribution to it.
In an uncertain and complex world, resilience matters. Resilience is the ability to withstand, adapt to changing conditions, and recover positively from shocks and stresses. The Resilience Shift is a catalyst for positive change toward more resilient infrastructure. Our mission is to help ensure the safety and continuity of the critical infrastructure and services that […]
“We know that there is a massive gap in terms of the infrastructure the world needs, We also need to transform our society to make it carbon neutral. But here’s the silver lining, because this gap is so large, and is yet to be addressed, it represents a massive societal opportunity”
Since September 2019, bushfires in Australia have burned through some 10 million hectares of land. The fires have made headlines globally. With many months to go in the fire season, what does this mean for Australia’s infrastructure, and are there wider lessons for the resilience shift?
This year’s World Engineers Convention 2019 focused on ‘Engineering a Sustainable World: The next 100 years’. We report on highlights with reflections from Kara Brussen.
Caroline Field reports from the Future World Vision Leadership Summit and the collective action the engineering community is taking in infrastructure climate adaptation and resilience.
Seth Schultz is seeking to build large-scale commitment from engineering organisations to urgently adapt and incorporate sustainability and resilience into infrastructure.