100 Resilient Cities: The Future of Resilience
8 Mar | Yumi Nishikawa from 100 Resilient Cities speaks about making cities more resilient, as we tackle the biggest challenges of future cities of urbanisation, globalisation, and climate change.
Urban Resilience is the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.
As we look to tackle the three biggest challenges: urbanisation, globalisation, and climate change of future cities, 100RC supports cities build resilience to tackle social, physical, and economic challenges of the 21st century.
Yumi Nishikawa is part of the City Solutions team in 100RC Singapore. She oversees 100RC partnerships with businesses, non-profit organisations, and academia by connecting cities with innovative set of tools and services. Prior to joining the organisation, Yumi worked in the financial services industry and in development. Her non-profit experience includes working for the Clinton Global Initiative, Impact Investment Exchange Asia, United Nations Global Compact, and the Rockefeller Foundation. During her time in finance, Yumi worked for Goldman Sachs, Ernst & Young, and J.P. Morgan in Japan.