The objective of the report and the accompanying index is not simply to rank countries, but to use score movements as a benchmark from which to investigate trends, identify successful PPP performers, and focus on the approaches that can facilitate a better understanding of common challenges and best-practice standards.
The purpose of these principles is to help government work with private sector partners to finance and bring to fruition projects in areas of vital economic importance, such as transport, water and power supply and telecommunications.
Over the last decade, much has been written about globalisation and how we’re more connected than ever before. In the infrastructure world, we think of connectivity as the “linkages of communities, economies and nations through transport, communications, energy, and water networks across a number of countries” .
The 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report represents a milestone in the four-decade history of the series, with the introduction of the new Global Competitiveness Index 4.0.
The IPD Global Quarterly Infrastructure Direct Asset Index highlights the performance characteristics of the asset class and builds a track record which can be segmented by region, sector and other key metrics.
This report aims to inform water system managers on the importance of andmeasures to build the resilience of water service provision to natural hazards and climate riskswhile ensuring that water systems can safeguard service provision by reducing their exposure tothe risks associated with natural hazards.
The third meeting of the G20 Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) was held in Sydney, Australia from the 4th to the 6th of June, with the GI Hub playing an active role.
Building Prospects (formerly known as Infrastructure Development Fund, IDF) was established in 2002 by the Dutch government and FMO to support private investments in infrastructure.
The PPP Risk Allocation Tool 2019 Edition is now open for consultation. Feedback provided through this process will inform the final version which will be released later this year.
In light of the potential for PPPs to contribute to a reduction of the $15 trillion infrastructure investment gap, the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) revamped its PPP Risk Allocation Tool with its updated PPP Risk Allocation Tool 2019 Edition.
InfraCompass is an interactive tool that looks at the infrastructure capabilities of 49 countries.
As outlined earlier in this blog series, private investors are looking for reliable returns to justify the risks that they are taking. Financing and procurement of cross-border projects will often be more complex than national projects due to the scale of the project and compounded risks, and the financial returns may be more uncertain than for national projects.
Risks can be hard to define, manage and mitigate. In infrastructure projects that cross regional or national borders and involve multiple parties from both the public and private sector, these risks may be amplified.
InfraTech has changed from a nice to have to a critical element in the ability to deliver sustainable, inclusive and resilient infrastructure.