Documentary Showing: Built to last? Making homes safe and climate-resilient – 27 June

European Premier Showing of Documentary:

Built to last? Making homes safe and climate-resilient

The LSE Grantham Research Institute invites you to the European premier of the independent documentary ‘Built to last?’, produced by Rockhopper Media and inspired by the book ‘Resilience -The Ultimate Sustainability’. The 1-hour movie tells the story of ordinary people around the world who seek to make their homes safe and climate-resilient. The documentary will be shown on PBS in the US in June, and will begin airing in the UK this summer. CLICK HERE to view the trailer.

The movie will be followed by a panel discussion about climate resilience and what can be done to make homes safer.


Chair:  Dr Swenja Surminski,  Senior Research Fellow, Grantham Research Institute




Anya Sitaram, Executive Producer of Rockhopper Media

Aris Papadopoulos, Founding Chair of Resilience Action Fund, Distinguished Expert in Resilience, Florida International University, and initiator of the movie

Dr Tom Herbstein, Programme Manager of ClimateWise Insurance initiative, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Jonathon Gascoigne, Senior Risk Advisor, Capital, Science & Policy Practice – ?Willis Towers Watson
Graham Brogden,  Head of Technical Claims – Property & Specialty Risks, AVIVA Insurance


Please join us for a drinks reception after the movie and panel discussion.

Wednesday, 27th June, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

London School of Economics
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
265 Strand, London WC2R 1DH

RSVP here