The sixteenth edition of Cities on the Frontline Series discussed the importance of prioritizing a resilient green recovery in cities as they face the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
The fifteenth installment of the Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series involved four presentations addressing the need for climate resilience in urban sanitation.
Z Zurich Foundation (Foundation), Zurich North America (ZNA) and Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) are working together to increase city resilience and reduce risks to life and property due to shocks and stresses, particularly around the intersection of climate risk and social inequity. The North America Climate Resilience Program will operate in selected neighborhoods of US cities, with a focus on vulnerable populations. The program will result in implementable solutions that tackle social injustice and build resilience.
The Temasek Foundation Urban Resilience Program (TFURP), a joint collaboration between Temasek Foundation, Centre for Livable Cities, and Resilient Cities Network, is a project accelerator targeted at city leaders and practitioners.
Cities are home to over half of the global population and account for nearly three quarters of global greenhouse gas emissions, which means no climate target can be met without a deep transformation of urban centers across the globe towards a more inclusive, sustainable and, ultimately, resilient path.
The goal of the Urban Ocean program is to work with city leaders to bring new ideas, partners and resources together to solve interrelated problems around waste management. It provides the opportunity for ocean advocates and city leaders to join forces with other allies to develop comprehensive solutions that meet the needs and priorities of communities and other actors, to create real and lasting impact
The fourteenth edition of the Cities on the Frontline Series delved into the role of Private Sector Engagement in Urban Resilience.
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 for urban residents, while preparing for challenges presented by disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic.