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Implementing Resilience beyond  Saving Lives and Protecting Property

Implementing Resilience beyond Saving Lives and Protecting Property

City will now develop resilience strategy to identify vulnerabilities and prepare to face challenges related to urbanization, drought and extreme heat August 31st, 2022- Monterrey, the second largest metropolitan area in Mexico with a population of more than 5 million people, has joined the Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) ... Read More
Monterrey, Mexico’s 2nd largest metropolis, joins Resilient Cities Network

Monterrey, Mexico’s 2nd largest metropolis, joins Resilient Cities Network

City will now develop resilience strategy to identify vulnerabilities and prepare to face challenges related to urbanization, drought and extreme heat August 31st, 2022- Monterrey, the second largest metropolitan area in Mexico with a population of more than 5 million people, has joined the Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) ... Read More
IRA boosts the fight for resilience in cities;  The Resilient Cities Network welcomes landmark legislation

IRA boosts the fight for resilience in cities; The Resilient Cities Network welcomes landmark legislation

(R-Cities) – New York. - Cities are on the frontline in fighting the effects of climate change and the environmental injustice that often follows. The Resilient Cities Network, a cities’ lead network focusing on advancing solutions to build a safe, equitable, and sustainable future, welcomes the passing of the Inflation ... Read More
Partnership for resilient energy transition in cities between Shell City Solutions and the World Economic Forum

Partnership for resilient energy transition in cities between Shell City Solutions and the World Economic Forum

With a shared ambition to further stimulate collaboration between cities, businesses and governments, a new partnership for resilient energy transition has been established between Shell City Solutions and the World Economic Forum ... Read More
Urban Eats Press Release

Globally, 150 million urban residents are food insecure, while cities generate over 2.8 billion tons of organic waste each year; Resilient Cities Network and Arup call for urgent action to reduce and repurpose food waste in cities around the world.

Globally, 150 million urban residents are food insecure, while cities generate over 2.8 billion tons of organic waste each year; Resilient Cities Network and Arup call for urgent action to reduce and repurpose food waste in cities around the world ... Read More
Resilient Cities Network Launches $10 Million Resilient Community Impact Fund

Resilient Cities Network Launches $10 Million Resilient Community Impact Fund

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 ... Read More
Salvador, Bahia makes progress in building urban resilience through equality, collaboration, and digitization

Salvador, Bahia makes progress in building urban resilience through equality, collaboration, and digitization

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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
New multi-year collaboration aims to strengthen climate resilience in U.S. cities with a focus on social equity

New multi-year collaboration aims to strengthen climate resilience in U.S. cities with a focus on social equity

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 ... Read More
No Better Time To Build Urban Resilience. Experts Work With Asian Cities To Advance Actionable Project Proposals In Inaugural Programme Aimed At Strengthening Resilience

No Better Time To Build Urban Resilience. Experts Work With Asian Cities To Advance Actionable Project Proposals In Inaugural Programme Aimed At Strengthening Resilience

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) ... Read More
Welcome to the Urban Exchange: Resilient Cities Network and SmartCitiesWorld  Launch a Partnership and Podcast featuring Mayors and Solutions

Welcome to the Urban Exchange: Resilient Cities Network and SmartCitiesWorld Launch a Partnership and Podcast featuring Mayors and Solutions

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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
Resilient Cities Network and Citi Foundation Partner to Support Small and Medium-sized Businesses in the Wake of COVID-19 Recovery

Resilient Cities Network and Citi Foundation Partner to Support Small and Medium-sized Businesses in the Wake of COVID-19 Recovery

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 ... Read More
Statement by R-Cities on the Cascading Crises in Texas as a Result of an Unprecedented Winter Storm

Statement by R-Cities on the Cascading Crises in Texas as a Result of an Unprecedented Winter Storm

We support, the people of Texas who have suffered because of inadequate regulation and underinvestment in critical infrastructure. Let their lived experience be a wake-up call for every city around the world ... Read More

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