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Infrastructure Monitor identifies and analyses global trends in private investment in infrastructure to inform future investment and policy.
With infrastructure responsible for 79% of global GHGs, JETPs have great potential to rebuild trust among stakeholders and help mobilise private climate finance to support the climate transition and sustainable infrastructure development broadly. The JETP platform offers a valuable sandbox to co-create and validate new approaches and innovations while firming up political will
Public investment is 83% of all investment in infrastructure, and lack of data about how this investment is prioritised and allocated impedes private participation and investment. The GI Hub’s InfraTracker is the first annual tracker of public investment in infrastructure for the G20. This article delves into how we estimate public investment priorities, and why doing so isn’t as straightforward as it may seem.
The credit risk metrics for infrastructure debt improved during the COVID-19 pandemic, while those for non-infrastructure debt worsened. The performance of infrastructure loans demonstrates that infrastructure assets are resilient to adverse economic scenarios like pandemics.
A collection of resources to provide solutions and case studies of effective funding and financing approaches.
At last week’s meetings of the G20 Finance Ministers in Washington DC in the margins of the World Bank / IMF Spring Meetings, conversations continued to drive toward action on debt, reform of multilateral institutions, and sustainable finance and investment for the climate transition.
The GI Hub’s InfraTracker aims to help address this data gap by analysing public investment data presented in G20 government budgets
Comparison of InfraTracker data with private investment figures in Infrastructure Monitor also indicate that, in general, governments are the driver of investment in all infrastructure sectors except for energy.
Infrastructure investment undoubtedly has a strong impact on economic growth and development.
InfraTracker tracks public investment in infrastructure to help governments shape programs and budgets that achieve the best outcomes.
"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.
In 2022, infrastructure assets improved their ESG scores in all three pillars of ESG. The scores are encouraging, but they do not mean the assets themselves are more sustainable.
This article reviews five economic shocks that are worsening the bankability of new infrastructure projects, and eight approaches to improve bankability and get projects off the ground.
Recently, the GI Hub coordinated a discussion of asset recycling as part of a presentation to fellows of the ASEAN Sustainable Leadership in Infrastructure Program.
Infrastructure definitions and classifications (taxonomies) have a huge impact on how much gets invested in infrastructure and what types of infrastructure get this investment. This week the G20 and GI Hub held a roundtable on infrastructure taxonomies to explore how they can be used to help close the infrastructure investment gap.
Despite the turmoil in the banking sector, now is not the time to become more risk averse about investing in infrastructure.
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.
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.
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.