The Resilience Project
Facing the Global Challenge Together
The Global Challenge is the sum total of all stressors changing the world today. It affects all of us.
It’s an unprecedented global systems problem that we need to understand and navigate.
COVID-19 is a poster child for the fragility of global systems. Several dozen global stressors have created a “perfect storm” for humanity and the biosphere. The Resilience Project helps us to understand the Global Challenge. We can build deep resilience for the storms ahead.
The Global Challenge is far greater than any individual stressor. Most institutions—governments, corporations, international institutions, and civil society organizations—avoid thinking about the Global Challenge.
Most people have good reasons not to think about the Global Challenge:
We understand. We’re not here to argue. We’re here for those who choose to think about it.
If we prepare, future shocks may prove more survivable.
Those who choose to prepare may focus on building:
We care about all four forms of resilience work.
We have no choice. We must meet the Global Challenge. But there are reasons for hope. As we face the Global Challenge today: