The Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) announced the establishment of the Resilient Community Impact Fund (RCIFund), to catalyze investments in resilience and resilience-related efforts as cities around the globe face urgent pressure to adapt quickly to climate change.
The city of Salvador was awarded a 2021 LATAM Smart City Award, in the category of Equality and Collaboration, in recognition of its “Digital Citizenship Ecosystem: Democratizing Knowledge” project. The city is driving the project with the support of the Resilient Cities Network and Visa.
The Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities), an independent city-led global non-profit organisation that promotes urban resilience, today announced the Resilient Infrastructure Diversity and Equity (RIDE) Scorecard. The tool provides a framework for assessing resilient infrastructure projects according to key criteria for social and racial equity, the creation of green jobs, and climate-readiness.
Zurich North America, the Z Zurich Foundation and Resilient Cities Network have teamed up to create a multi-year program designed to strengthen climate resilience and help address social inequities in vulnerable communities in Houston and Boston.
Temasek Foundation (TF), Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC), and Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) today announced the completion of the first segment of the Temasek Foundation Urban Resilience Programme (TFURP).
SmartCitiesWorld and the Resilient Cities Network are announcing a partnership to accelerate the contributions of smart technologies to the urban resilience agenda ahead of COP26 in Glasgow.
Resilient Cities Network is pleased to announce a strengthening of the network’s ties to the City of Seoul and sustainability finance expert, Mr. Kyungsun Chung, ahead of next week’s International Urban Resilience Forum Seoul 2021. Building on a more than five-years partnership, since 2016 when the City of Seoul officially joined the then Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities, the Resilient Cities Network’s announcements today come at an important juncture in City efforts to advance a resilient economic recovery while combatting the ongoing global pandemic.
Over the last few years, cities around the world have started to adopt a protagonist role in the battle against climate change. Whether they are speaking in international forums, proposing ambitious goals to reduce emissions, or working hand in hand with their neighbors to achieve more sustainable urban settings, it is clear their agendas for climate change are a fundamental piece to their local administration. In this sense, urban climate action represents an opportunity, not only to offset the city footprint on the environment, but also to better the quality of life for all in cities.
Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) and CAF –Development Bank of Latin America- announce a three-year partnership to advance urban resilience in Latin America. The collaboration will deliver resilient infrastructure projects for cities across the region and provide a knowledge exchange platform, technical assistance, and capacity building at the municipal level. The effort builds on work that CAF and R-Cities have undertaken together throughout the past few years, including advancing an URBAN RECOVERY: Resilient Responses to the Crisis.
Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) and Citi Foundation today announce a new partnership aimed at supporting local small and medium-sized businesses while advancing the recovery of selected cities in Asia Pacific.