Promoting Resilience and Cross-Sector Collaboration for a Sustainable Future

Monday, June 26, 2017
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

The latest American Society of Civil Engineers Infrastructure Report Card gave America’s infrastructure a D+ grade. This impacts our resilience against disasters as well as our long-term competitiveness and our ability to become more sustainable. How can we pull best practices to help build resilience in our communities from the sustainability field?

Promoting Resilience and Cross-Sector Collaboration for a Sustainable Future will take a comprehensive look at the different social drivers that impact a community’s ability to prepare and respond. Starting with a holistic approach to community development, experts will discuss best practices to creating resiliency plans. Then, breaking down the pieces—from financing to infrastructure to materials reuse—industry leaders will analyze where the private sector can engage at different levels to support the adaptability of the community.