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Next month over 50,000 leaders will gather from governments, cities, business, science, finance, policy, and civil society to debate and (hopefully) decide on a world climate change treaty that steers us towards a sustainable future for our planet. I believe cities are at the
World Cities Network and our hosts the City of London gathered city leaders and global corporations last week in London to create an action plan for resilient and vibrant cities and to celebrate the World Infrastructure Awards 2014.
World Cities Network facilitated a vision building workshop for the Transport and Sustainability Forum, a multi-stakeholder group with about 180 members, serving the interests of both businesses and residents in the City of London.
Imagination and innovation are required to make the most of UK infrastructure assets. Today World Cities Network will gather city and business leaders to consider how through greater collaboration we can secure our future water resources and build greater resilience in the face of rising demands?
A new report by the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and PwC warns large multinationals’ dependencies on international supply chains, infrastructure and markets poses a systemic risk to ‘business as usual’.
Arup, Regional Plan Association and Siemens present a report on resilient infrastructure. As damages due to natural hazards increase dramatically, technology is an important lever to make cities more resilient.
Three months after Hurricane Sandy hit New York, a commission formed to investigate how the city could be more resilient, officially released it’s finding last week from the office of Andrew Cuomo of New York state, who established the commission.