Monthly Archives: June 2012

World Risk Day and organisational resilience

June 26th 2012 was the inaugural World Risk Day. Its aim is to both encourage businesses to think about risk in smarter ways, embedding this thinking within their organisations and to ‘provide a global forum for business leaders to share … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Urban resilience and climate change adaptation

How can cities prepare for the inevitable adaption required as a result of climate change? It is increasingly apparent that in responding to the risks associated with climate change urban resilience requires joined up solutions amongst a range of stakeholders. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Is resilience thinking useful in urban affairs?

The increasingly accepted use of the term resilience illustrates is importance, but is its overuse in danger of undermining its meaning and value? In the last few years resilience has become a ‘catch all’ phrase used to express a wide … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment