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Preliminary evidence shows superior performance for some sustainable infrastructure investments in comparison with other infrastructure sector investments
Open data is another aspect of digitalisation that is gaining traction. This blog explores the importance of open data to infrastructure delivery and offers some practical steps for decisionmakers in the public and private sector to implement and utilise open data.
Inflation continues to soar globally, hitting 9% in the UK and exceeding 8% in Europe and the US. In India, wholesale inflation has remained in double digits for more than a year, reaching 15.9% last month. The IMF now expects global prices to rise 7.4%, significantly more than the 3.2% forecast in late 2020.
The GI Hub presented our report on Infrastructure Transition Pathways, which explores infrastructure transition pathways to achieve global climate targets and sustainable development goals.
The 2022 SIFP fellows hail from 12 countries, and 40% are women
Created in 2018, this executive leadership program offers academic and practical training to public-sector officials in emerging market government ministries, municipalities, organisations, and agencies charged with the development, financing, and operation of infrastructure.
Private investors have shifted away from non-renewables in both developed and developing markets. The appetite for renewables is stronger in developed markets.
Low private investment in the social, telecommunications, water and waste infrastructure sectors
The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) has announced the formation of a Technical Working Group of global infrastructure, finance, and climate experts to provide strategic advice to the G20 and GI Hub on a forthcoming framework that will offer new recommendations for scaling up private sector investment in sustainable infrastructure.
Integrating ESG into infrastructure decisions requires a systematic and verifiable governance (implementation) approach of a projects ability to reduce environmental and social risk alongside long-term value for investors
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
Private investment in infrastructure is dominated by the energy and transport sectors
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.
One Planet Summit reports on how blended finance can help scale up climate and nature investments.
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
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
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.
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