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In this article, the authors explore the successes and failures of the built environment’s digital transformation to date, why the Smart City concept is necessary but not sufficient and 3 steps for achieving the Adaptive City of the future – one which works for everyone.
The GI Hub is helping ‘connect the dots’ among governments, technology providers, and investors to scale up technological adoption and seize the opportunity for more sustainable roads. Here, we discuss why this is important and what we aim to achieve.
"We have multiple gaps to fund, requiring not billions, but trillions"
Transformative changes are needed to unlock infrastructure financing and fill multiple gaps in financing climate, biodiversity, and infrastructure gtargets.
The Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI) today announced that it has successfully completed the transfer of its portfolio of government and investor-focused climate tools, solutions, and financial instruments to not-for-profit partners. Supported by the CCRI board, the GI Hub is intended to take the role of Secretariat, responsible for collaborating with and supporting the CCRI legacy partners who will continue delivering the core programs begun by CCRI.
Post-COP15, GI Hub's Strategic Adviser Denis Crevier explores some meaningful outcomes for biodiversity and its influence on infrastructure.
EBRD’s Director of Sustainable Infrastructure Policy and Project Preparation Matthew Jordan-Tank shares insights on how Egypt’s 6th of October Dry Port supports sustainable infrastructure development.
This resource and its hundreds of case studies give project proponents a catalogue of proven mechanisms to fund and finance infrastructure.
This report from the World Bank looks at the European Union's experience in furthering a circular economy, highlighting lessons that can benefit countries within and beyond Europe’s borders.
The Global Infrastructure Investor Association (GIIA) in partnership with PwC, published Unlocking Capital for Net Zero Infrastructure. Based on interviews with infrastructure investors, the report identifies an urgent and immediate need for additional investment in order for the UK to meet its ambitious net zero targets.
This report discusses the specific risks to infrastructure investors under each of the key risk categories outlined by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, as well as crucial levers for achieving climate resilience at both the portfolio and asset level for the infrastructure sector.
This report outlines an approach to country platforms to help channel technical assistance and public and private finance to emerging and developing countries in order to support the achievement of net zero targets.
At COP27 this week, GI Hub CEO, Marie Lam-Frendo moderated a panel session on Accelerating, Targeting, and Blending Sustainable Investment at the Sustainable Markets Initiative Terra Carta Action Forum.
During COP27, our guest authors from WAPPP, CPCS Transcom Ltd and Princeton University explore recommendations for integrating and mainstreaming three climate-related risks.
The G20/GI Hub Framework on How to Best Leverage Private Sector Participation to Scale Up Sustainable Infrastructure, which sets out opportunity areas and actions for the G20 to enable the private sector to scale up its investments in sustainable infrastructure.
In the context of the US Inflation Reduction Act, GI Hub’s Director of Knowledge Mobilisation, Sam Barr explores the complexity of intergovernmental coordination and the risks this poses to climate action.
In 2021, the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors asked the G20's Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG) to develop a multi-year G20 Sustainable Finance Roadmap identifying the G20’s sustainable finance priorities, and to work on specific priority areas. This report characterises challenges, reviews existing practices, and proposes a set of recommendations to progress in the priority areas.
This paper from EDHECinfra explores how institutional investors should incorporate ESG elements into the financial management of their portfolios.
This report leverages the experience of NGFS members and observers, as well as a survey of 25 central banks and 24 financial supervisors, to examine key challenges related to market transparency in green finance - particularly with regard to taxonomies; green external review and assessment; and climate transition metrics, frameworks, and market products. It also aims to inform a broad dialogue with market participants to find potential solutions to policy challenges.