- Six year, US$59m programme aimed at building climate change resilience in small to medium sized Asian cities.
- Focus on cities facing climate change risk, rapid urbanisation and poverty.
- Wide range of services provided by Arup, from strategy and program management, through knowledge management and technical support, to local capacity building.
Since 2008 Arup International Development have been working closely with the Rockefeller Foundation on a major initiative to build the resilience of cities to the impacts of climate change.
Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) is a network of ten cities across India, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia working together to generate practical examples of how cities in fast urbanising, low and middle income countries, can build urban resilience to the various impacts of climate change.
Arup is collaborating with a range of international and locally based partners on the ACCCRN program. These include International Institute for Environment and Development(IIED), MercyCorp, ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability, Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC), Verulam, TARU, Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG), International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).