Tue, Nov 15, 2022

Catalyzing insurance sector action to protect communities from extreme heat

Advancing the insurance sector’s core risk management capabilities will help nations, regions, and communities address the growing physical risks of climate change and extreme heat.


Innovative policy and finance

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

Arsht-Rock Partners with Marsh McLennan and UN Climate Change High-Level Champions to Advance Insurance Sector Action on Climate Adaptation 

Arsht-Rock partners with Marsh McLennan to help mobilize the insurance sector in support of the UN’s Race to Resilience by championing innovative disaster risk reduction initiatives.


English Innovative policy and finance
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Wed, Nov 9, 2022

Arsht-Rock announces the Cool Capital Stack: A $750 million investment pipeline to protect the world from extreme heat

Arsht-Rock announces the Cool Capital Stack at COP27 to address the urgent climate crisis of extreme heat with an aggregation of projects and technologies to protect people and local economies.


Extreme heat Innovative policy and finance

Wed, Nov 9, 2022

Nancy Pelosi and Kathy Castor talk climate and resilience with Arsht-Rock at COP27

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COP Innovative policy and finance

Mon, May 23, 2022

As Temperatures Rise, New Tool Empowers Cities to Address Extreme Heat, Build Climate Resilient Urban Communities

Today, during the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting at Davos, likeminded organizations launched a new, online tool to help cities organize action to counter the rising heat.

Digital tool

Extreme heat Heat Action Platform

Wed, Dec 15, 2021

Can cities lead on climate change?

With 70 percent of global CO2 emissions generated in urban areas, cities are where the battle against climate change will be defined.

Blog by Mauricio Rodas


Wed, Oct 20, 2021

Building heat resilience in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Freetown, Sierra Leone, is taking the lead to grapple with extreme heat in this fast-expanding African city. This week, in collaboration with Arsht-Rock, Mayor Aki-Sawyerr will appoint a Chief Heat Officer, a city official focused on heat and protecting the well-being of city residents.

Articles by Kathy Baughman McLeod

Chief Heat Officer COP

Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Reaching one billion people by 2030

The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center is committed to reaching one billion people with resilience solutions to climate change, migration, and security by 2030.

Issue brief

Individual and community resilience Individual Resilience Initiative

Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Kathy Baughman McLeod on Financing a Sustainable Planet podcast

Kathy Baughman McLeod was interviewed on the Euromoney "Financing a Sustainable Planet" podcast series — listen to her clip.


Innovative policy and finance

Mon, Jun 1, 2020

The perfect storm: Global pandemic, recession, and hurricanes – As these crises pile up, how do we build a resilient recovery?

Many Caribbean countries are in the crosshairs


Individual and community resilience Innovative policy and finance