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Resilient Cities Network Launches New Tool to Help Cities Embed Equity in  Climate Ready Urban Infrastructure Projects

Resilient Cities Network Launches New Tool to Help Cities Embed Equity in Climate Ready Urban Infrastructure Projects

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.

Resilient Cities Network strengthens ties to Korea, adding new Leadership and renewing Commitments to Collaboration

Resilient Cities Network strengthens ties to Korea, adding new Leadership and renewing Commitments to Collaboration

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.

5 Ways Cities Can Combat Climate Change

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.

Urban Resilience To Expand In Latin America Through Partnership Between CAF –Development Bank Of Latin America- And Resilient Cities Network

Urban Resilience To Expand In Latin America Through Partnership Between CAF –Development Bank Of Latin America- And Resilient Cities Network

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.