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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
MAKING PRIVATE INVESTMENT WORK FOR CITIES, RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK PARTNERS TO ADVANCE A RESILIENT RECOVERY

MAKING PRIVATE INVESTMENT WORK FOR CITIES, RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK PARTNERS TO ADVANCE A RESILIENT RECOVERY

The Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) announces the appointment of Martha Herrera Gonzalez, Global Social Impact Director, CEMEX to the board of directors. Alongside this nomination, R-Cities, today, officially enters a two-year partnership with Wood Plc ... Read More
ORBIA AND RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK PARTNER TO BUILD MORE LIVABLE, SUSTAINABLE CITIES

ORBIA AND RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK PARTNER TO BUILD MORE LIVABLE, SUSTAINABLE CITIES

New partnership aims to advance solutions that will future-fit resilient cities worldwide ... Read More
RESILIENCE 21

RESILIENCE 21

A set of 10 recommended federal actions the Biden administration can take in the first 100 days of the administration, has been released today by Resilience 21 (R21), a coalition of practitioners from across the US working to safeguard communities from risks from a changing climate. The 100-day action plan ... Read More
New global program ‘1000 Cities Adapt Now’ at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

New global program ‘1000 Cities Adapt Now’ at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

During the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 (CAS 2021), the mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb will present the 10-year global program ‘1000 Cities Adapt Now’ to accelerate and scale adaptation measures in cities ... Read More
Resilient Cities Network and CAF promote the exchange of experiences to boost urban recovery from the pandemic

Resilient Cities Network and CAF promote the exchange of experiences to boost urban recovery from the pandemic

Between July and November, seven virtual dialogue sessions were held to share experiences, lessons and challenges in the implementation of urban policies for post-pandemic care and recovery, with the aim of contributing to strengthening the capacities of local and national governments in Latin America and the Caribbean ... Read More
R-Cities Strengthens Leadership to Drive Climate Resilience and Equity, The Rockefeller Foundation Renews Support for the Network

R-Cities Strengthens Leadership to Drive Climate Resilience and Equity, The Rockefeller Foundation Renews Support for the Network

Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb of the City of Rotterdam, and Monica Barone, Chief Executive Officer of the City of Sydney, have joined the board of directors. These board appointments come as R-Cities receives renewed financial commitment from The Rockefeller Foundation ... Read More