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US mayors sound the alarm over impact of Covid-19 pandemic on their cities
04 Dec 2020
This was one of the messages from the Menino Survey of Mayors, the only national representative survey of America’s mayors conducted annually by Boston University’s Initiative on Cities.
Rockefeller Foundation pledges $10m to promote inclusive growth in 10 US cities
16 Jun 2020
A new collective will take a “place-based approach” to creating economic equity for low-wage workers through structural and systemic change in 10 locations across the US.
Baltimore launches first-of-its-kind Health Corps to help those hardest hit by Covid-19
05 Jun 2020
More than 300 residents who are currently jobless are being recruited to help address the city’s interconnected economic and public health crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
City resilience officers form global coalition for recovery
07 May 2020
The Global Resilient Cities Network’s initiative offers a platform to cities and other urban centres to engage in short- and long-term planning for a sustained, resilient recovery.
Chief resilience officers announce the Global Resilient Cities Network
11 Feb 2020
It is comprised of member cities and experts from the former 100 Resilient Cities programme and supports a community of resilience practitioners in 98 cities and 40 countries.
Rockefeller Foundation awards $3.7m to boost opportunity zones initiative
10 Sep 2019
Initiative aims to help cities build a pipeline of projects and small business investments that move beyond the early stages of planning and attract private investment in economically distressed areas.
Rockefeller Foundation launches new Climate and Resilience initiative
09 Jul 2019
The organisation is committing an initial $8 million to continue supporting the work of chief resilience officers and member cities within the 100 Resilient Cities Network.
Sydney gets prepared with resilience plan
25 Jul 2018
Plan was formulated after Sydney won a place in the 100 Resilient Cities initiative pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation
Pittsburgh reveals results of equity indicator tool
19 Jul 2018
The city has released details of 80 measures that report disparities by race, gender or income across areas that include infrastructure, transportation and civic engagement
Jacobs joins 100 Resilient Cities
30 Oct 2016
The company joins group of platform partners that provides tools for planning and implement resilience strategies
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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