The question of how to make infrastructure more resilient against climate change is at the core of ICSI’s work. As the planet heats up, the scale, scope, and severity of […]
With 2022 on the horizon, I have been reflecting on ICSI’s progress over the past year. I wanted to share some highlights with you all, including our activities at COP26, […]
On 3 Nov 2021, ICSI hosted a roundtable discussion at the COP26 Wood House in Glasgow, focussing on issues at the heart of ICSI, and the engineering community’s role in […]
Entries are open for the Resilience Realized Awards, a new collaboration between Wood and The Resilience Shift that will give recognition to projects around the world that are at the cutting edge of resilience and have demonstrated a comprehensive and thoughtful approach to building resilience in communities.
The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) hosted a session on ‘Pioneering Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Resilient Infrastructure’ at the Resilience Hub at COP26. The session discussed key learnings from case studies around the world and also marked the release of a white paper on Governance of Infrastructure for Resilience, developed by CDRI and The Resilience Shift, in partnership with Arup.
ICSI Programme Director Savina Carluccio (second from left) takes part in the Marrakech Partnership Resilience Action Event at COP26, representing ICSI as a Partner Initiative of the Race to Resilience. […]
Celebrating success – With 154 events from 80 partners and featuring 176 participating organisations, the first ever COP Resilience Hub brought together a community of state and non-state actors in an unprecedented collaboration, and key individuals such as Alok Sharma the COP26 President. See highlights showcase for a flavour of the Hub.
Seth reflects on the two weeks of COP and the unprecedented collaboration behind the Resilience Hub, the IPCC Summary for Urban Policymakers and other notable highlights.
Marking a climate breakthrough for the built environment, a coalition of business and government groups announce 26 climate action initiatives at Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day at COP26.
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.
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.
Panellists from Australia and New Zealand discussed collaboration, speaking out, and diversity during the final leg of the virtual Brunel lecture series.
The world is at a pivotal point in the global climate crisis. Timeframes to address climate change have compressed and there is a renewed sense of urgency for climate action […]
We are excited to begin profiling some of our members so that we can share our brilliant network and create opportunities for members to connect and collaborate. This feature is […]
We are excited to be presenting a number of sessions at the #Innovate4Cities conference this month, ahead of COP26. Co-hosted by UN-Habitat and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate […]