Useful guides, reports and best practices for improving resilience.


A poll on London's resilience to cater for future growth.
Introduction to the WARM framework and its application within communities with three case studies.
A research report detailing resilience in cities with case studies from a real estate perspective.
A self-help scheme to highlight best practice in designing out crime and improving community engagement.
A joint London First and PwC survey on the state of resilience in business.
A report highlighting how G20 companies are managing in an interconnected, technologically disrupted and increasingly regulated world.

Best Practices / Case Studies

A paper outlining steps HR professionals can take to introduce resilience into organisational structures
A research paper on the perspectives of 50 plus CEOs from critical and non-critical infrastructure organisations in Australia, with a view to developing a research agenda.
A guide on what to do when the 'Critical' threat level is declared.
Steps to think about why and how you can help your community be prepared.
A review of 100 crises over the past 20 years, highlighting patterns that have emerged and their effects on businesses within a three-month window after the crisis becomes publicly known.
An examination of 100 profit warnings in a 12-month period and the effects on company value.
A 20-step, best-practice guide for effective risk management.

Community Resilience

A report produced by London First with support from community partners on how to improve resilience in local (micro-) city communities.
A paper on how access to lifeline resources in times of emergency will drive resilience.
An in-depth breakdown of the lifecycle of a coalition from establishing to evaluating
A report asking what makes communities go beyond bouncing back to thrive in the face of long-term challenges.
Guidance on how networks and individuals can support the emergency planning, response and recovery, and keep systems and services running.
An examination of case studies to show how social capital serves as a critical part of resilience.
A manifesto for Resilience First, an initiative to strengthen resilience in urban areas.