Who are you and what do you do? I’m Anthony Kane, the President and CEO of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). All ISI management and operational duties fall under […]
Entries Open for Resilience Realized Awards
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.
CDRI hosts session on Pioneering Nature-based Solutions for Resilient Infrastructure
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 Round-up at COP26
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. […]
Success in advancing ambition on adaptation and resilience at COP26
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.
Making the impossible happen
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.
Accelerating deep collaboration: 26 built environment climate action initiatives announced @ COP26
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.
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.
Engineers need to stop competing and collaborate
Panellists from Australia and New Zealand discussed collaboration, speaking out, and diversity during the final leg of the virtual Brunel lecture series.
NOAA, University of Maryland, ASCE to Advance Climate-Smart Construction
RESTON, Va. – The NOAA Climate Program Office has forged a partnership with the University of Maryland (UMD) Center for Technology and Systems Management and the American Society of Civil Engineers […]
Innovate4Cities: Session round-up
The Resilience Shift and our strategic partners, Resilience First and the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), were excited to present a number of sessions at the conference, covering a range of topics relevant to resilience in urban infrastructure. Recordings of each session are available to stream now.
Engineers need to be more creative to tackle the climate crisis
The penultimate leg of the touring Brunel International Lecture Series took place virtually in South East Asia this week, where panellists discussed how increased creativity and collaboration was needed to tackle climate change.
Register now, as COP Resilience Hub event programme opens with huge support
As COP26 brings together national and international negotiators to progress their countries’ commitments on climate action, the non-state-actor community is stepping up to take action on resilience and adaptation. ICSI […]
Join the Infrastructure Pathways User Panel
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 […]