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Private investment in infrastructure is dominated by the energy and transport sectors
In line with the global focus on climate change and greenhouse gasses, Canada has committed to a Net Zero Target by 2050. The Quebec Government has developed the 2030 Plan for a Green Economy aiming at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 37.5% below 1990 levels by 2030
To seize the opportunities of this critical moment and increase private investment in infrastructure LMICs can implement a series of actions. The creation of a regulatory and institutional framework which promotes private investment or the development of solid project pipelines.
Respond to our annual Stakeholder Survey and help us drive change as pressing global climate and economic problems call for infrastructure that is exponentially more sustainable, more inclusive, and more resilient.
The GI Hub began examining the regulatory capital treatment of infrastructure investments in 2019, as part of our initiative to address barriers to the establishment and advancement of infrastructure as an asset class
Achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will require massive investment in developing countries. Blended finance, which combines concessional public funds with commercial funds, can be a powerful means to direct more commercial finance toward impactful investments that are unable to proceed on strictly commercial terms
IFC worked with Timor-Leste’s new PPP Unit to deliver a transparent tender process that attracted globally reputable port operators. The key bid variable was the Viability Gap Financing subsidy required by each bidder after a very strict technical pre-qualification
Infrastructure project preparation capacity is weak across most regions of the world. It is critical to strengthen these capabilities to address one of the major bottlenecks in attracting private capital to infrastructure, which is the lack of a bankable, investment-ready pipeline of infrastructure projects
For investors seeking to diversify and optimise their portfolios, infrastructure debt and unlisted infrastructure equities are very strong options, according to long-term data
Kathrin Heitmann, CFA, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Global Infrastructure and Project Finance Group, Moody's Investors Service explores data-related findings that highlight how project and infrastructure debt continued to perform well during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To increase understanding and improve the consideration of circular infrastructure, the GI Hub has formed a Circular Economy in Infrastructure Action Group that includes global, senior leaders in circular economy and infrastructure across the public and private sector.
This paper provides a contextual commentary on the state of infrastructure delivery around the world. The views within are not necessarily that of the GIobal Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) but are an important viewpoint to contextualise use of the GI Hub’s Improving Delivery Models initiative framework
Unlisted infrastructure equities have provided higher risk-adjusted returns to investors than an average global listed equity. With greater recognition of its attractive performance, investors’ demand has increased, and returns have aligned over time with its lower risk or volatility
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2022, we interviewed three female leaders at the GI Hub to explore how we can collectively #BreakTheBias and address inequality in infrastructure. The third Q&A in this series is with Monica Bennett, GI Hub’s Director of Thought Leadership.
IFC in close collaboration with the WB, MIGA and in consultation with key market and industry players, has worked on the development and design of the Scaling Mini-Grid (SMG) platform: a set of semi-standardised project preparation requirements, templates, risk mitigation instruments, and stapled financing
The GI Hub is seeking evidence of successful approaches for financing and developing InfraTech that can be scaled and replicated across sectors and jurisdictions
Equity and debt performance show that infrastructure as an asset class provides attractive and resilient returns for investors and unlisted infrastructure equities generated the highest returns and risk-adjusted returns.
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2022, we interviewed three female leaders at the GI Hub to explore how we can collectively #BreakTheBias and address inequality in infrastructure. The second Q&A in this series is with Cinthya Pastor, GI Hub’s Director of Economics.