U.S. Resiliency Council

Founding Year: 2015

Staff: 8

Budget:

resiliency

U.S. Resiliency Council (2015; Atherton, United States; 8 staff; usrc.org)

A non-profit that developed a rating system to assess “the performance of buildings during earthquakes and other natural hazard events, to educate the public to understand these risks, and to thereby improve societal resilience.” It strives to develop a national consensus about building performance and promote resilience-based building designs.

Programs:

  • Transaction Earthquake Rating: A report for making well-informed property investment decisions and managing risk exposure.
  • Verified Earthquake Rating: Building needs to meet specific performance thresholds for different rating levels.

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Leadership: Evan Reis (Executive Director, Co-Founder)

U.S. Resiliency Council contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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