Public Works: Building More Resilient Cities
Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Cities: Apply Now for the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge
The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge , $100 million effort to improve urban resilience.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
USAID, Rockefeller launch $100 million climate resilience fund
A $100 million fund launched on Tuesday aims to make people in disaster-prone regions of Asia and Africa better able to cope with natural disasters and crises, so that they can get their lives and economies back on track more quickly and effectively.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Oakland Appoints its First Chief Resilience Officer
The City of Oakland just announced its first Chief Resilience Officer . "What's that?" I hear you ask.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
State Board of Education partners with Rockefeller, Walton foundations to target distressed schools
The state Board of Education today approved a partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and Walton Family Foundation aimed at developing a plan to strengthen education by targeting academically distressed schools and districts.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Insurance Journal West
U.S., Rockefeller Foundation $100M Fund Promotes Natural Disaster Mitigation, Insurance for Poor
The U.S. Agency for International Development and the Rockefeller Foundation are starting a $100 million project to prepare vulnerable communities for climate- caused humanitarian disasters before they happen.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Rockefeller Foundation and USAID Announce $100 Million Global...
Global Resilience Partnership that lays out a bold new vision for building resilience to chronic stresses and increasing shocks in communities across Announced at the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the Resilience Partnership will institute a new model for solving the complex and interrelated challenges of the 21st century such as persistent ... (more)
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Beth Viner Named CEO of Interbrand New York & San Francisco
She succeeds Josh Feldmeth, who was recently named CEO of Interbrand North America.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation...
Tony Sfeir was appointed as the city's Chief Resilience Officer , and will lead the Office of Resilience.