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The Global Briefing Report Review looks at the outcomes and discussions of the Indonesian G20 Presidency and provides an in-depth review of the Summit that gives readers insights into how it will influence global affairs in the future.
Private infrastructure investment has been stagnant for eight years running, however the number of transactions has been trending up since 2016. This is mainly due to a tripling in the number of solar photovoltaic projects. Unfortunately, their average transaction size is the lowest among all infrastructure sector projects so does not translate to an increase in the total private investment amount.
In partnership with seven MDBs, the GI Hub has issued a Call for Submissions for technology-enabled solutions for sustainable roads. The program will provide governments and investors with a pipeline of technology-enabled solutions to make roads more sustainable, and will give technology solution providers an opportunity to pitch their solutions to MDBs for use on current and future road projects.
To mark International Women’s Day 2023 we invited infrastructure students from University College London to quiz GI Hub leaders on how innovation and technology can advance gender equality.
This week the Australian British Chamber of Commerce, the GI Hub and KPMG co-hosted an intimate infrastructure roundtable with the Lord Mayor of the City of London and senior Australian private sector participants, industry associations, think tanks, government, and infrastructure agencies.
In this Q&A we speak to IRIS CEO and Co-founder Emil Sylvester Ramos, to find out how winning the GI Hub’s 2021 innovation competition has helped IRIS to scale globally and reach emerging markets.
The first meeting under the Indian G20 Presidency of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Bengaluru, India was a productive meeting, despite the ongoing problems evident on the global stage. Our CEO Marie Lam-Frendo discusses the outcomes.
This report was produced by an expert panel tasked with independent review of multilateral development banks’ capital adequacy frameworks. This panel was convened by the G20 to provide benchmarks to evaluate MDB capital adequacy frameworks and to enable stakeholders to develop a consistent understanding and consider potential adaptations to maximise MDBs' funding capacity.
Rapid and sharp interest rate hikes in 2022 lowered the market value of existing infrastructure debt locked-in at the previous lower rates. Still, the attractiveness of infrastructure debt increased among private investors on account of its lower credit risk than corporate debt and increasing investors’ risk aversion
Amidst rising interest rates and soaring inflation, infrastructure debt is an increasingly attractive investment strategy for private investors. Alex Murray, Vice President, Research Insights, Preqin explores this trend and what it means for infrastructure investments.
Post-COP15, GI Hub's Strategic Adviser Denis Crevier explores some meaningful outcomes for biodiversity and its influence on infrastructure.
What qualifies as critical infrastructure, and what can governments and industry do to increase its resilience? We spoke to four experts for their perspectives.
Infrastructure equities provide stronger protection against inflation shocks than the broader equity market. During the rapid inflation shocks in 2022, the return on infrastructure equities was more resilient than that on global equities, which drove private fundraising for infrastructure to record levels.
Watch our CEO Marie Lam-Frendo explore solutions and challenges for decarbonising the transport sector in the latest episode of CNBC's 'Greenprint for a Sustainable Future’ series.
A summary of the first G20 Infrastructure Working Group meeting under the Indian G20 Presidency in January 2023
In this Q&A our CEO, Marie Lam-Frendo explores how the G20 has the power to help bridge the current infrastructure investment gap - a gap that is hindering strong, sustainable development.
In 2021, private investment in infrastructure projects in primary markets recovered to its pre-pandemic level but remains stagnant and far shy of what is needed to close the infrastructure investment gap.
This book questions the premise that Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) have a performance advantage over traditionally procured projects. It examines novel research comparing the differences in performance between PPP and traditionally procured infrastructure projects and thoughtfully scrutinises the supposed advantages of PPPs.