We help communities and cities increase their resilience through community-driven efforts led by local leaders. Together, we develop a complete picture of the social, environmental, and economic threats they face; engage with local organizations and individuals who share the threat; learn about best practices; and then implement locally-led solutions that tackle immediate problems while strengthening the community overall. Learn more.
Regional Climate Action
We work with cities and local government to assess, prioritize, and tackle the local impacts of climate change, from strained water supplies and increased air pollution, to extreme weather and degraded coastlines. Learn more.
Peer-learning, training and technical assistance services to help local leaders advance, accelerate and scale-up sustainability initiatives. See more.
Regional Collaboratives for Climate Change – A State of the Art
Bound together by a shared focus on place, Regional Climate Collaboratives (RCCs), are harnessing the power of networks to build resilience to climate impacts and, in some cases, to reduce the emissions driving those impacts.
Preparing for Wildfire in Puget Sound
The possibility that a large wildfire could occur in the forests on the highly urbanized west side of Washington State’s Cascade Mountains is currently a remote, but real, possibility that grows every year as the region’s population increases, and our climate changes.
Launching Greater Houston Regional Resilience Initiative
ISC is excited to announce the launch of a new initiative that will create practical, community-led solutions to direct, accelerate, and streamline existing recovery and resilience efforts in Houston.
Leading with Equity: Communities Working Toward Resilience
After three powerful, and transformational days in Chicago with Partnership for Resilient Communities teams from across the country, ISC staff talk about four key ways to infuse sustainability and climate work with equity.
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