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What Is Resilience?

The definition has evolved.

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Partners in Philanthropy


RMS partners with Build Change to design and retrofit safe buildings before and after disasters by training builders to make low-cost improvements, develop safe building standards, and work with local/national governments to implement positive change. 


RMS is a partner of the Risky Business Initiative. This effort, co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, and Farallon Capital founder Tom Steyer, quantifies the economic risks the United States faces from a changing climate. 

United Nations

RMS partners with the United Nations to extend scientific expertise to key U.N. initiatives, including: 

  • U.N. Global Compact 
  • U.N. Office of Disaster Risk Reduction 
  • U.N. Caring for Climate project 
  • UNEP Finance Initiative 

resilient cities

RMS is a core partner of the Rockefeller Foundation's Global Resilient Cities Network. As a commitment to the home of our headquarters – the Bay Area – we are partnering with San Francisco and Berkeley to quantify the economic risk of sea level rise and seismic risk. 

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