Urban
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Projects

Apr 15, 2018

Resilience bonds Resilience bonds

A green bond” is an instru­ment made avail­able on the pub­lic mar­ket by a pub­lic enti­ty or com­pa­ny to fund envi­ron­men­tal projects, such as, for exam­ple, the devel­op­ment of renew­able ener­gies, the improve­ment of ener­gy effi­cien­cy, or the devel­op­ment of trans­port infra­struc­ture with low GHG emis­sions (https://​www​.con​nais​sancedesen​er​gies​.org/​q​u​e​s​t​-​c​e​-​q​u​u​n​e​-​o​b​l​i​g​a​t​i​o​n​-​v​e​r​t​e​-​170504).

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Apr 15, 2018

Resilience and social cap­i­tal : youth Resilience and social capital : youth

Cit­i­zens play a cen­tral role in the resilience of a city. Where­as work on resilience devel­op­ment is often car­ried out with the work­ing-age pop­u­la­tion, kids and teenagers rep­re­sent an often-over­looked means of reach­ing the pop­u­la­tion (i.e. their par­ents and grand­par­ents), as well as cul­ti­vat­ing their own engage­ment as citizens.

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Apr 15, 2018

Resilience and social cap­i­tal : prepa­ra­tion for cat­a­stroph­ic events Resilience and social capital : preparation for catastrophic events

An impor­tant aspect of de devel­op­ment of urban resilience is social cap­i­tal, which rep­re­sents the col­lec­tion of social resources avail­able in a com­mu­ni­ty of cit­i­zens. This includes social con­tacts, com­mu­ni­ty belong­ing, etc. Social cap­i­tal enables con­struc­tive pop­u­la­tion response to unex­pect­ed events, reduc­ing the weight borne by the State, and speeds recov­ery. While social cap­i­tal relies essen­tial­ly on inter­per­son­al rela­tions, the State can play a role in fos­ter­ing it.

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