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New City Resilience Index launched by Arup and Rockefeller Foundation

The City Resilience Index (CRI), developed by Arup with the support from the Rockefeller Foundation provides a comprehensive, technically robust and globally applicable basis for measuring city resilience. This first-of-its-kind tool allows cities, policy-makers,…

100 Resilient Cities Opens London Office

July 2, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

London, UK, July 1, 2015—100 Resilient Cities – pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) – today announced the opening of their regional…

Engineering Next-Generation Resilient Infrastructure

May 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

Imagine a future world where roads absorb stormwater rather than allow it to run off directly into waterways; where cost-effective 3-D printed seawalls…

Building for the Future: A New Federal Guide to Infrastructure Planning and Design

May 6, 2015 - in Corporate

The White House just released a comprehensive Federal Guide to Infrastructure Planning and Design. This Guide incorporates programs and opportunities from ten federal agencies and lays out a new set of principles to inform the work of utilities, local governments,…

Winners Of 2014’s “100 Resilient Cities Challenge” Announced

December 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2014—100 Resilient Cities (100RC), pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, announced today that 35 cities from around the world have been invited to join the 100 Resilient Cities network. The announcement was made during The Rockefeller…

HUD Launches $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition

September 23, 2014 - in Analysis, Financial, Planning

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today launched a $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition. He was joined by Dr. Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, in announcing that eligible states and…

Rockefeller Foundation Announces Support for RE.invest Initiative

January 21, 2013 - in Water

The Rockefeller Foundation announced its support for a new public-private program that will help cities across the country finance and build resilient and integrated urban storm water infrastructure systems in order to prevent damage during future severe weather…