The COVID-19 health crisis has highlighted the chronic underinvestment in social infrastructure around the world. Dr. Georg Inderst discusses Global Infrastructure Hub’s recently released Infrastructure Monitor 2020 report and what can be done to attract more public and private investors to social infrastructure.
In the late 1990s, the National Health Service (NHS) was struggling with its numerous rundown health facilities. New buildings were needed, particularly where old facilities were obsolete, often in the poorest areas of the country
This is a study in 22 low- and middle-income countries in Asia revealing a strong positive relationship between social protection spending and health outcomes.
The Guide defines, inter alia, the scope of application, the definition and basic principles of social responsibility, and provides specific requirements on social responsibility management.
The widespread recognition by infrastructure fund managers, lenders and investors of the importance of ESG principles appears only to have strengthened since the global pandemic. The distinct shift continues, from useful consideration to future-focused must-have.
Chinese international contractors attach great importance to corporate social responsibility (CSR), and in recent years have comprehensively promoted social responsibility-concerned ideas and practices.
The Reference tool is meant to serve as a practical tool to help governments and other stakeholders understand and implement the critical success factors that deliver inclusive infrastructure. The Framework for Inclusive Infrastructure summarises the following six Actions Areas and related practices that ought to be considered for the systematic implementation of inclusivity in infrastructure at the policy and project levels.
Infrastructure development should demonstrate social outcomes, argues Marie Lam-Frendo, CEO of the Global Infrastructure Hub.
This OECD paper provides a stocktake of investor practices and adoption of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in their investment processes.
We asked innovators from all over the world, how can digital ideas be applied to solve economic or social infrastructure issues? Today we’re announcing our Top 10 finalists for InfraChallenge!
The USD 244M1 Elazig hospital Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project is part of the 'Health PPP' program developed by the Turkish Ministry of Health (MoH), to extend and modernize the country's healthcare
Lowline is a project to transform an abandoned trolley (tram) terminal on the Lower East Side of Manhattan into the world?s first underground park
We speak to Sue Barrett, EBRD to find out how the implementation of inclusive infrastructure can be practically achieved at the project level.
The Reference tool is meant to serve as a practical tool to help governments and other stakeholders understand and implement the critical success factors that deliver inclusive 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.
It is a forward-looking pipeline of planned projects and programmes in economic and social infrastructure.
The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) welcomes the G20 Osaka Leaders’ Declaration that was released over the weekend and endorsed the Principles for Quality Infrastructure Investment as the G20’s common strategic direction and high aspiration.
Don't miss out on the final event for InfraChallenge, our global innovation competition aiming to accelerate the infrastructure industry
We asked the Top 10 teams a few questions to find out what makes them tick, key learnings from their start-up journey and what drives them.