Resilient Greater Miami and the Beaches: three governments come together

City of Miami CRO Jane Gilbert at the Agenda Setting Workshop, Sept 29, 2016. Photo courtesy of Miami-Dade County This is the fifth in a series of posts on AECOM’s work with cities participating in the 100 Resilient Cities program, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. The program supports 100 cities globally in tackling issues of globalization, urbanization and […]

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Does anyone have Poseidon’s number?

Image: “Neptune Statue” by mr.throk is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Ancient mariners caught in storms often called upon Poseidon, ruler of the seas, to save them and their ships from danger. The Greek god — or Neptune, if you prefer his Roman name — also had the power to cause earthquakes and tame wild horses. […]

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Resilient Bangkok: Working toward a greener, safer, more equitable city

This is the fourth in a series of posts on AECOM’s work with cities participating in the 100 Resilient Cities program, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. The program supports 100 cities globally in tackling issues of globalization, urbanization and climate change by developing a resilience strategy under the leadership of a chief resilience officer. AECOM […]

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Resilient Melbourne: Putting people at the centre  

This is the third in a series of posts on AECOM’s work with cities participating in the 100 Resilient Cities program, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. The program supports 100 cities globally in tackling issues of globalization, urbanization and climate change by developing a resilience strategy under the leadership of a chief resilience officer. AECOM has assisted […]

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Resilient Jakarta: Keeping above water

This is the second in a series of posts on AECOM’s work with cities participating in the 100 Resilient Cities program, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. The program supports 100 cities globally in tackling issues of globalization, urbanization and climate change by developing a resilience strategy under the leadership of a chief resilience officer. AECOM has assisted […]

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Resilient Oakland: It Takes a Town to Thrive

This is the first in a series of posts on AECOM’s work with cities participating in the 100 Resilient Cities program, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. The program supports 100 cities globally in tackling issues of globalization, urbanization and climate change by developing a resilience strategy under the leadership of a chief resilience officer. AECOM has assisted […]

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Notes from COP 21: 100RC Resilience Pledge

Today at the Paris COP, 21 leading cities from around the world announced their commitment to the 10% Resilience Pledge. These cities will ensure that 10% of their annual budgets will be spent on resiliency improvements. The pledges guarantee that resilience planning and implementation will be dynamically integrated into city operations and policy. The pledges […]

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100 Resilient Cities: is yours one of them?

In early November 2014, newly appointed chief resilience officers (CROs) from 26 cities in 20 countries around the world met in New Orleans as part of first ever CRO summit of the 100 Resilient Cities program, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. Cities as large as Bangkok, Thailand, and as small as Byblos, Lebanon, were represented. Each faced […]

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