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Infrastructure is key to achieving fair and sustainable economic growth and climate targets. Three trends to stimulate the private sector to fund the large-scale change to enable infrastructure to reach its climate and development potential
The last decade has seen a growing investor appetite toward sustainable infrastructure investments. However, there are challenges to accelerating these investments at the speed and scale needed. In this article we explore two projects - the Tibar Bay Port in Timor-Leste and the Clean Ganga Program in India - that illustrate how these challenges can be overcome.
Ahead of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting this week, GI Hub CEO Marie Lam-Frendo provides insights into the actions we’re helping advance in our work with the G20.
Nicholas Yandle, Head of Programmes - Project Futures, UK IPA shares insights on their recent Roadmap, exploring ways to achieve digitalisation, standardised approaches and carbon emissions reductions when it comes to infrastructure delivery.
The GI Hub recently hosted a webinar that provided participants with a data-informed understanding of the state of infrastructure investment. In this article we present the main takeaways from the event.
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.
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
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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 first Q&A in this series is with Maud de Vautibault, GI Hub’s Director of Practical Tools and Knowledge.
This article highlights research that has developed monetary measures to enable social inclusion benefits to also be included in cost-benefit analysis of transport projects
Low-income countries must maintain the necessary focus on basic goals such as improving energy access, providing safe and quality transport services, water, food security, and education - while forgoing opportunity, dealing with additional risks, and prioritising climate-smart investments.