Resilience

September 15, 2016

With half of the world's population living in them, cities are becoming greater and greater targets for shocks and stresses. With the ratio of people living in cities on the rise, urban vulnerabilities will only become more pronounced.

July 12, 2016

The third day of the World Cities Summit has come to a close, capping off another day of collaboration and education.

July 08, 2016

Forward thinkers and thought leaders from around the world will convene in Singapore this weekend for the World Cities Summit.

May 03, 2018

Research tells us that the Inuit language has at least 50 words for snow. Little did I know that urban leaders, much like the Inuit people, would have the same linguistic variety as it relates to the rapidly growing area of urban resilience.  

Organizational Resilience
September 15, 2015 | S&RC Editorial Network

We hear a lot these days about coping with escalating threats to our cities and beyond, whist at the same time, even greater drivers are reducing costs and increasing business competence.

Detroit InMotion Pt. 2
August 31, 2015

Wandering the streets of downtown Detroit can be a varying experience depending on perspective. During the night time everything is practically abandoned, with the exception of some ‘trendy’ areas like Greektown, or Capus Martius and West Village.
 

ICIC Releases Report:  Resilient Food Systems, Resilient Cities
June 22, 2015 | Frank Cutitta - S&RC Editorial Director

From the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City report's foreword:
 
Recent severe storms have compelled Boston’s civic leaders to prioritize disaster recovery and resilience planning.
 

February 16, 2018 | Wojciech Warias - Smart & Resilient Cities Network

Every urban area has its own unique challenges caused by natural disaster, terrorism, or human miscalculation. Resilience is a city’s answer to these challenges and the definition of resilience is unique to each city based on its circumstances.

Should BCP Certification be required of Resilience Officers?
June 08, 2015

At the recent World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto, I witnessed a 45-minute panel debate that as a graduate professor I found a bit shocking.
 
The question on the table essentially focused on three key questions:
 

Resiliency and climate change: Dual perspectives from designers at HDR
May 21, 2015

We have all heard the familiar expression: Mother Earth. That might make you think of sunshine, butterflies and blue skies.

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