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Preliminary evidence shows superior performance for some sustainable infrastructure investments in comparison with other infrastructure sector investments
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
Private investment in infrastructure is dominated by the energy and transport sectors
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
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
Infrastructure debt has a highly attractive and resilient risk-return profile for investors. Expected losses are particularly low given high recovery rates in cases of default
Private investment in infrastructure projects in primary markets has been stagnant for seven years running
Private investment in infrastructure projects in primary markets was resilient to COVID-19 pandemic shocks
The discount rate used for project selection varies widely between developed and developing countries, and international institutions from 3% to 15%. The environmental, social and environmental benefits of transformative infrastructure projects are often not comprehensively captured.
carbon emissions in the 44 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Group of Twenty (G20) countries were priced at EUR 30 per tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2), the minimum price level to start triggering meaningful abatement efforts. An increase in effective carbon rates by EUR 10 per tonne CO2 is estimated to reduce emissions by 7.3% on average over time.
This landmark quantification of the infrastructure gap showed the world needed an additional USD15 trillion in infrastructure investment by 2040. The analyses of infrastructure need and projected spending remain relevant as this gap continues to grow
This map summarizes information on the connectivity of 67 important South Asian cities concerning infrastructure networks.
Public investment in infrastructure is more effective in increasing economic output than other types of public spending
Investment in public transit infrastructure can contribute to creating more inclusive societies. Public transit services are more often used by lower-income households, women and ethnic minorities.
Regulatory capital frameworks require banks and insurers to put aside more capital for infrastructure investments than is warranted by their historical credit performance
Infrastructure equities have an attractive risk-return profile providing a competitive alternative to other investment options.
Merchant infrastructure, larger investors and the transport sector have experienced larger declines in returns due to COVID-19.