Promoting Resilience and Cross-Sector Collaboration for a Sustainable Future
June 26, 2017
Resiliency Starts at the Community
By rethinking and redesigning the way our current urban systems operate, we can enable long-term resilience, resource optimization, economic prosperity, and community health and well-being. Learn from these experts as they’ve analyzed the drivers in their communities, put together a holistic resiliency plan, and have seen a return on the investment.
Innovation Blitz: Paying for Resiliency—The Smart Investment
The Business Case for a Strengthened Infrastructure
The latest American Society of Civil Engineers Infrastructure Report Card gave America's infrastructure a D+ grade. This not only affects a business' ability to operate, but it also directly affects the way goods and people move into and out of cities—especially should a disaster strike. These experts will discuss the pain points in our current infrastructure and the steps that need to be taken to provide a more resilient system.
Leveraging Natural Resources Efficiently
Using a circular economy model focused on greater resource productivity not only supports profitable and sustainable businesses but can also be a useful framework for building resilience. Learn best practices for supporting responsible use of energy, water, and materials.