The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub), working with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), conducted a scenario-planning exercise to understand how a collection of 25 transformative trends—megatrends—could reshape the infrastructure industry in the future. The exercise involved surveying more than 400 practitioners across 70 countries on the certainty of direction, scale of impact and level of preparedness for the megatrends. The output of this exercise resulted in three scenarios and a set of implications for the infrastructure industry.
The World Economic Forum publishes a Financial Development Index annually, which measures and analyses the factors enabling the development of financial systems among different economies.
The Nabarro Infrastructure Index is a composite index, based on empirical and verifiable sources, which have been aggregated and weighted for application to listed countries to provide a unique tool to assist in the decision-making process.
Given the pivotal role of public finance agencies in scaling up climate finance, Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have a major role to play in mainstreaming climate change and in providing finance in an effective, catalytic manner.
Infrastructure investment needs to be substantially increased in most developing and emerging economies to meet social needs and support more rapid economic growth.
This report gives an overview of the main types of government and market based instruments and incentives able to boost the mobilisation of financial resources to long-term investment.
This paper takes stock of existing indicators and points to recurrent issues affecting the mobilisation of greater investment in infrastructure.
The objective of this survey-based study was to understand the main problems encountered by pension funds when investing in infrastructure.
This report assesses infrastructure PPP investments in an expanded list of Fragile and Conflict Affected States (EFCS2), as well as the PPP regulatory frameworks during the 2012-2016 period.
The paper “Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs’ Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development” presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
The present study Review of success stories in urban water utility reform was commissioned in 2015 as a follow-up to an independent evaluation of SECO s Corporate Development activities.
The UNECE International PPP Centre of Excellence has as its core vision the implementation of PPP solutions to promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).