shows how much economic output 279 cities would lose annually on average (GDP@Risk) from 22 man-made and natural threats. in five categories: finance, economics and trade; geopolitics and security; health and humanity; natural catastrophe and
climate; and technology and space. The cities in the index are some of the world’s leading cities, which together generate 41% of global GDP.
The data contained in this report will help policymakers, businesses and insurers make cities more resilient. Risk is managed most eﬀectively by societies which anticipate and learn from each disruptive event, making the next generation safer. Read the executive summary and regional analyses.
Based on original research by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, the Index shows how governments, businesses and communities are highly exposed to systemic, catastrophic shocks and could do more to mitigate risk and improve resilience.
Identifying the risks, modelling and measuring their impacts, and investing in greater resilience – from better infrastructure to increased insurance protection – are the first steps in this process. Read more