Urban resilience

Urban resilience

The capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.

What is urban resilience?

What is urban resilience?

A resilient urban future requires tackling challenges and creating solutions in a place-based, integrated, inclusive, risk-aware, and forward-looking manner.

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Manchester Briefing #29 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #29 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how assessing the negative environmental impact from recovery strategies, supporting those who have anxiety about lockdown ending, and addressing the healthcare backlog can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19.
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.
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.
Manchester Briefing #27 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #27 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how assessing the negative environmental impact from recovery strategies, supporting those who have anxiety about lockdown ending, and addressing the healthcare backlog can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19.
Localizing SDGs to Build Safe and Equitable Cities

Localizing SDGs to Build Safe and Equitable Cities

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience.
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.
Manchester Briefing #28 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #28 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how assessing the negative environmental impact from recovery strategies, supporting those who have anxiety about lockdown ending, and addressing the healthcare backlog can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19.
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.