Making the case for investment in resilient infrastructure

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Lisa Dickson, Associate Principal and Director of Resilience for the Americas, Arup, writes a guest blog on financing urban infrastructure and how the case for resilience can be made.

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Accelerating Safety Solutions

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We recently got the opportunity to learn more about the new Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator. Read more about the current challenges – interested companies should apply for this first round by the 5th August.

Categories: Events Technologies

MMI, Schumacher Institute and Dr Igor Linkov appointed to work with us

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We are delighted to announce that we have appointed three grantees to work with us on our ‘Tools and approaches’ project. We had 35 great responses to our previous EOI. Our chosen grantees include MMI Engineering, the Schumacher Institute and Dr Igor Linkov.

Categories: Community News

Data, technology and resilience – challenge or opportunity?

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Is technology actually contributing to enhance the resilience of critical infrastructure, or is it hindering it? We are exploring how we can contribute to understand this question through our activities, and would love to hear your views.

Categories: Technologies

Putting the resilience building blocks in place – every time

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In our asset management decisions, how should we routinely use the building blocks that are already in place to implement resilience thinking?  Juliet Mian presented at the end of Day 3 (themed on resilience) of the Institute of Asset Management (IAM)’s Global Conference 2018. 

Categories: Events

Doing the right things and doing them well

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May was another busy and rewarding month for the Resilience Shift. Find out more about our key activities and engagements including involvement in water governance workshops in Amman, Miami and Mexico City and our project to create a repository of resilience tools and approaches.

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Developing a Community

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At the Resilience Shift, we believe that our success will be as much about how we do things as about what we do. We aim to learn by doing in collaboration with others, share knowledge and foster a global community. Read about our first community-building session.

Categories: Community Events

A day’s worth of value – a conference perspective

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Attending events is often fun and a great way to keep in touch with what other people are doing. After all, breaking ‘siloed’ thinking is one of the keys to success for resilience. We were delighted therefore to attend the Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) conference ‘Bringing Safety to Life’, held at the IET in London in the second week of May. Xavi reports on a day well-spent.

Categories: Events

Bringing Safety to Life at the Lloyd’s Register Foundation conference

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On the 9 and 10 May 2018 Lloyd’s Register foundation hosted their second international conference at the Institution of Engineering and Technology in London. The purpose of the conference was to pull together the Lloyd’s Register Foundation grants community to interact and forge collaborations. On day two, the Resilience Shift hosted a high energy workshop with that objective in mind.

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April update

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April was another busy month for the Resilience Shift. Find out more about our key activities and engagements including the start of our Incentivising Resilience project based in San Francisco.

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