ASSET MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE SERVICE DELIVERY IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: “The incorporation of climate change into business as usual is clarified by way of the planning process: Asset management + Natural assets + Climate change adaptation = Community resiliency,” wrote Christine Calihoo (Summer 2021 issue of Asset Management BC Newsletter)
Note to Reader:
The feature article in the Summer 2021 issue of the Asset Management BC Newsletter by Christine Calihoo is titled It is all about the provision of services: So why not strategically incorporate natural assets and climate change? She is a Land Use and Community Planner with experience in community‐based climate change adaptation planning. She has an interest and passion for community engagement and policy development with a focus on increasing community resiliency
Asset Management + Natural Assets + Climate Change Adaptation = Community Resiliency
“The track record of urban settlements being perpetuated in hazardous areas with little abatement has resulted in an increase in vulnerability of our assets which results in the degradation of these assets and interruptions in the expected levels of service. Therefore, the call to encourage registered professional planners to come together with asset managers becomes an understandable priority,” wrote Christine Calihoo.
“Further, in reviewing both the asset management planning framework and the community planning framework, one readily notes that these frameworks resemble each other; planning is planning is planning.”
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To read the complete article, download a copy of the Summer 2021 issue of the Asset Management BC Newsletter