Equity and Vulnerable Populations

Speaker Series #14 –  Private Sector Engagement In Urban Resilience

Speaker Series #14 – Private Sector Engagement In Urban Resilience

The fourteenth edition of the Cities on the Frontline Series delved into the role of Private Sector Engagement in Urban Resilience ... View More
Speaker Series #13 –  Building Effective Food Systems for Cities

Speaker Series #13 – Building Effective Food Systems for Cities

The thirteenth edition of the Cities on the Frontline Series explored the challenges and opportunities towards developing resilient and equitable urban food systems. In the face of rapid urbanization and climate change, urban policymakers must urgently pursue food policies and investments that ensure steady and sustainable supplies of food products ... View More
Speaker Series #12 –  Reclaiming the Value of Play in Cities

Speaker Series #12 – Reclaiming the Value of Play in Cities

In this special Cities on the Frontline Webinar, R-Cities launched a partnership with the Real Play Coalition, Strengthening Urban Resilience Through Play ... View More
Speaker Series #11 –  Addressing Urban Heat

Speaker Series #11 – Addressing Urban Heat

This eleventh Cities on the Frontline Webinar called attention on the urgency to address urban heat. With more cities facing record high temperatures and heatwaves increasing in number, it is important that we set an agenda to take collective action now ... View More
Speaker Series #10 –  Advancing Community Resilience

Speaker Series #10 – Advancing Community Resilience

Joined by special guest hosts, the University of Manchester, the 10th Cities on the Frontline webinar provides three unique perspectives on the importance of building, scaling, and sustaining resilient communities ... View More
Speaker Series #09 –  Resilient Infrastructure

Speaker Series #09 – Resilient Infrastructure

Resilient infrastructure is an economic opportunity. The ninth Cities on the Frontline webinar dives into how cities, states and private actors can work together to achieve climate-ready and resilient infrastructure ... View More
Speaker Series #08 –  Assessing Risk through Data-Driven Decision Making

Speaker Series #08 – Assessing Risk through Data-Driven Decision Making

In this session, panelists highlight the importance of putting people and community at the heart of data driven strategies. The session dives deeply into how practitioners use state-of-the-art hazard monitoring to reduce risk through land-use mapping, zoning and urban design ... View More
Speaker Series #07 –  Launch of the Chair’s Agenda

Speaker Series #07 – Launch of the Chair’s Agenda

In our special Earth Day session, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Chairman of the Resilient Cities Network Board, launched the R-Cities Chair’s Agenda. This agenda calls for immediate investment in resilient climate-ready infrastructure that is equitable and produces green jobs in cities around the world. The 7th Cities on the Frontline speaker ... View More
Speaker Series #06 –  Low Carbon Cities and Real Estate

Speaker Series #06 – Low Carbon Cities and Real Estate

“An affordable green home is the strongest resilience tool you can provide a person” – Tom Woodward; Climate Lead, Reall. The sixth Cities on the Frontline event of 2021, speakers discussed the importance and urgency of green and low-carbon real estate development ... View More
Speaker Series #05 – One Year of COVID-19: Delivering a Green and Just Recovery

Speaker Series #05 – One Year of COVID-19: Delivering a Green and Just Recovery

For over a year, cities across the globe have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 response. In our fifth Cities on The Frontline session of 2021, we reflected on the lessons learned since our first session a year ago ... View More
Speaker Series #04 – Circular Economy: Creating Urban Resilience & Employment

Speaker Series #04 – Circular Economy: Creating Urban Resilience & Employment

As our world continues to urbanize and populations continue to grow, circularity is key in building sustainable and resilient communities ... View More
Speaker Series #03 – Transitioning to a Sustainable Energy Future

Speaker Series #03 – Transitioning to a Sustainable Energy Future

The world is falling short of promises made under the Paris climate deal to help the most vulnerable nations deal with the increasingly devastating impacts of climate change. As cities increase in number and size, urban dwellers feel the impacts of these changes most ... View More