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Launch of New Series of Scientific Reports to Inform & Increase Urban Climate Action 

 Launch of New Series of Scientific Reports to Inform & Increase Urban Climate Action  The Summary for Urban Policymakers is a three-volume companion series to the IPCC AR6 reports to catalyze cross-sectoral city-scale action  Sharm El-Sheikh (November 11, 2022) – Today, the Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) launched a three-volume series of scientific reports to …

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Maritime Resilience Breakthrough Labs: Resilience4Ports

The Maritime Resilience Breakthroughs Lab: Resilience4Ports is the first Innovation Lab launched by Resilience Rising, tapping into its global, multi-sector consortium of policymakers, engineers, businesses, financiers, and infrastructure owners and operators. The Resilience4Ports Lab will reinforce ports as a leading global example of a just and equitable, net-zero transition that prioritizes and effectively implements resilience. At COP27 …

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Resilience Rising and Lloyd’s Register Foundation to form multi-year partnership on indicators of risk and resilience, leveraging World Risk Poll data

3 October 2022 – Resilience Rising and Lloyd’s Register Foundation are collaborating on a new cornerstone programme that will harness the World Risk Poll’s data and insights collected from over 125,000 people in 121 countries to improve the global understanding of risk, resilience, and decision-making. The world faces unprecedented levels of uncertainty and risk. How …

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Putting resilience at the heart of climate action

By Seth Schultz, CEO of Resilience Rising Next week, world leaders and experts will come together at Climate Week NYC to raise ambition and drive urgent climate action. The climate crisis is vast, multi-faceted and progressing rapidly, but there is one thing that must underpin all climate solutions – resilience.   As the Official Resilience Partner …

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Resilience First Names Martyn Link as New Global Executive Director

PRESS RELEASE originally posted on Business Wire. 12 September 2022 – Resilience First is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Global Executive Director, Martyn Link, who takes up the leadership of the world’s largest network connecting businesses and communities in pursuit of resilience. Effective 1 September 2022, Martyn will help ensure the delivery …

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Resilience Rising signs multiyear, multi-million dollar strategic partnership agreement with Arup

PRESS RELEASE Resilience Rising signs multiyear, multi-million dollar strategic partnership agreement with global sustainable development consultancy, Arup LONDON, UK (18 JULY 2022) Resilience Rising, a global nonprofit consortium working together to accelerate a safe and resilient future for all, has entered into a three-year, multi-million dollar strategic partnership agreement with global sustainable development consultancy, Arup. …

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Five Years of Impact

For five years The Resilience Shift has been a go-to source for high quality and influential advice on all matters related to the resilience of infrastructure systems. The Resilience Shift’s ‘Five Year Review – A celebration’ publication outlines the impact this work has had on infrastructure, engineering and climate change adaptation.  Many of the insights and initiatives showcased in the report …

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New Summary for Urban Policymakers Initiative Announced

Today, several of the world’s leading climate change scientists came together with city and business leaders, global NGOs and national governments to announce a new initiative, the Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) that will present the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessments in accessible and targeted summaries that can help inform action at the city scale.

Infrastructure Pathways Launched at COP26

We are delighted to have launched the Infrastructure Pathways initiative at COP26 this week alongside the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure and Arup. Infrastructure Pathways aims to develop a clear and consistent framework of existing guidance that practitioners can use to embed climate resilience within infrastructure.

How to make infrastructure more resilient against climate change

Savina Carluccio, ICSI Programme Director, and Resilience Shift Head of Guidance, Tools and Standards, contributes to this piece in Civil Engineering on the unintended vulnerabilities and dependencies in infrastructure that can undermine its resilience.