Building a resilient global city with City of London Lord Mayor, Michael Mainelli

Monday 30 September 2024, 6pm for 6.30pm to 7.30pm, following by networking reception, London

Resilience First is delighted to invite our members to a fireside chat with Michael Mainelli, Lord Mayor of the City of London, on building a resilient global city. During the evening, our members will discover the Lord Mayor’s priorities for resilience and sustainability in the City of London, as well as his new initiative ‘Connect to Prosper’, which aims to leverage the City’s private sector strength to address global challenges.

Ghost towns no more: Rethinking Urban Resilience for the 21st century

Tuesday 23 May 2023 | 3.00pm to 6.00pm BST | Central London | Kindly hosted by Jacobs
Resilience First is delighted to invite its senior executive members to a panel discussion on urban resilience, in collaboration with Jacobs. As cities across the UK look to the future, there is a clear and pressing need to rethink how planning and policy decision makers can best support the often significantly changed communities they serve.

Resilience First Announces New Leadership and Continuing Commitment to Building a Resilient Future

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London, 9 May 2024 – Resilience First, the world's largest business network setting the standard for resilience leadership in the private sector, is pleased to announce that current Resilience First Chair and Board Director, Rick Cudworth, has stepped into the role of Executive Director, with effect from 1st of May. 

Resilience First, Resilience Rising and C2ES Launch Groundbreaking Climate Leadership Report and Principles for Businesses

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Developed with input from nearly 70 thought leaders, the new report and principles present a bold vision for a resilient economy and are a key milestone of the Corporate Climate Resilience Pathways Initiative.

Climate change poses an urgent threat. As the backbone of the global economy, businesses play a pivotal role in driving forward resilience and mitigating the dire impacts of climate change.

State of the Nation’s Resilience with Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the National Preparedness Commission

Thursday 22 February 2024, 6pm for 6.30pm to 7.30pm, London

Resilience First is delighted to be hosting a joint event with Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the National Preparedness Commission (NPC), on the state of the nation’s resilience, three years on from founding the commission. 

Catalysing Corporate Climate Resilience Action – Making the Business Case

Tuesday 27 June 2023, 9:30am to 12pm, central London
How can businesses create a climate strategy that addresses both mitigation and adaptation, and considers both the risks and opportunities therein,  relevant to their operations and activities? This roundtable will convene leading businesses to explore the case for climate adaption and resilience; adapting corporate strategy to climate risk and impacts and the key steps to embed resilience into operations, activities, and outcomes. 

Martyn’s Law – Navigating the Labyrinth

Tuesday 4 July 2023, 1pm to 2pm BST, online
As the much awaited Martyn’s Law progresses to draft legislation and scrutiny in the Houses of Parliament, Resilience First in partnership with Pool Re, invites our members to an important webinar to consider what businesses can do now to be prepared for when the bill passes and becomes law, which is expected to be by Spring 2024. During the webinar, we look forward to hearing from an expert panel and the practical steps that businesses should consider and begin implementing now to enable a smooth transition towards the legislation and ensure compliance.

Global Coastal Cities Summit 2023 | Strategies for Protecting City Infrastructure

Tuesday 30 May 2023, 9:00 to 18:00 IST, Mumbai
Resilience First has partnered with our member Mumbai First for the Global Coastal Cities Summit (GCCS), where we are delighted to host a session on enhancing the resilience of ports and coastal communities. The GCCS aims to address the pressing issues of future-proofing coastal cities, sustainable methods of controlling and combating flooding, as well as the cross-financing of efforts for both adaptation and mitigation.

Whole of Society Resilience: Steps to success

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Resilience First, with PA Consulting, have published a new report – Whole of Society Resilience: Steps to Success. This report focuses on action that aligns with the UK Government's Resilience Framework ambitions, to strengthen and underpin systems that provide national resilience to the threats we now face.