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Resilient Leadership: Learning From Crisis

Resilient Leadership: Learning From Crisis

Together with The Resilience Shift we aim to make resilience tangible and relevant. Every week for four months through the Covid-19 pandemic we spoke with five Chief Resilience Officers and seven CEOs to follow their work as leaders during a crisis. Read the report here.

Waste Not, Want Not – How Cities Are Pursuing a Circular Economy

Waste Not, Want Not – How Cities Are Pursuing a Circular Economy

Cities generated 2.01 billion tons of solid waste in 2016, a number that is projected by the World Bank to climb to 3.4 billion tons in 2050, driven by rapid urbanization and expanding urban wealth. Too much waste creates health concerns and degrades the environment. It also represents a significant economic loss, resources that Cities could use to support their most vulnerable.

Resilient Water Management – How Resilient Cities Share Strategies for Adapting to a Changing Climate

Resilient Water Management – How Resilient Cities Share Strategies for Adapting to a Changing Climate

Water is the lifeblood of a city. Too much is just as dangerous as not enough, and from Cape Town to Byblos, Jakarta to Chennai, climate change demands that any city that wants to survive has to learn to manage and live with water. To be resilient and thriving requires a comprehensive, forward-looking approach to water management that builds on the city’s people, making them a part of the plan and the solution. Water is a significant focus for Resilient Cities Network and our member cities’ efforts to adapt to and mitigate the causes and effects of climate change.

Resilient Cities, Resilient Lives: Learnings from 100RC

Resilient Cities, Resilient Lives: Learnings from 100RC

This report shares 100RC’s knowledge about what it takes to catalyze an urban resilience movement, including what 100RC has learned about building urban resilience, actions that member cities are taking to build their resilience within specific sectors.

City Resilience Framework

City Resilience Framework

The City Resilience Index (CRI) builds on extensive research undertaken by Arup to establish an accessible, evidence-based definition of urban resilience, which culminated in the City Resilience Framework (CRF) in April 2014. The CRF provides a holistic articulation of city resilience, structured around four dimensions and 12 goals that are critical for the resilience of our cities.