GreenBiz Interviews Doug Pierce About the Connections Between Finance and Resilience

LEED for resilience? Paying for shock-proof infrastructure

Think of it as LEED for resilience — but with the added bonus of lowering your insurance rates. That's the vision behind architecture and design firm Perkins+Will's new “RELi” resilience standard, an endeavor aimed at encouraging city planners, project developers and businesses to build and operate facilities that can better withstand shocks such as super storms, sea-level rise, drought, heat waves or even longer-simmering social unrest. Read the full article here.