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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.


Diagram of a working port


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

CWI Wheel diagram


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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City Finance Lab


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The City Finance Lab (CFL) is Europe’s first dedicated platform supporting the development of innovative financial solutions that increase investment in resilient, low-carbon and sustainable urban projects. It aims to unlock at least EUR 500 million in additional investment for climate action over the next 5 years.

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Resilience Alliance

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This article talks about Building Benchmark as tool from using to understand the current state of resilience and to identify potential actions that can be taken to improve resilience.

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Resilience in Transportation Planning, Engineering, Management, Policy, and Administration

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The report documents resilience efforts and how they are organized, understood, and implemented within transportation agencies’ core functions and services. Core functions and services include planning, engineering, construction, maintenance, operations, and administration. The information gathered details the motivations behind the policies that promote highway resilience, definitions of risk and resilience, and the relationship between these two fields. The report also explores how agencies are incorporating resilience practices through project development, policy, and design.

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Canada Releases Climate Lens for Infrastructure Funding Assessments

04 Jun 18

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This Climate Lens is a requirement of the Investing in Canada bilateral agreements signed between Infrastructure Canada and the provinces and territories. The assessment tool will require stakeholders to report on how proposed projects contributes to or reduce carbon pollution, and to consider climate change risks in the location, design, and planned operation of projects.

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Resilience science, policy and investment for civil infrastructure

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In this paper it deals with economic motivations for implementing resilience assessment and management in damaged communities and large scale complex systems and the latest understood principles of resilience that drive a decision framework. Furthermore it requires an examination of risk-based policymaking and investment decisions by the science of resilience.

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KPMG Emerging Trends in Infrastructure 2018

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We need to continually be looking to the future as well. KPMG’s Emerging Trends in Infrastructure 2018 report is one (excellent) example of the many horizon scanning publications that need to inform our work, to ensure that it is, and remains, relevant.

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