The Quality Infrastructure Investment Database is an initiative of the G20 under the 2019 Japanese Presidency, in collaboration with the Global Infrastructure Hub, the OECD and the World Bank.
The database includes resources and facilities relevant to Quality Infrastructure Investment under the principles of Sustainable Growth & Development, Economic Efficiency, Environmental Considerations, Building Resilience, Social Considerations, and Infrastructure Governance.
The new renewable sources, such as sun or wind, show a specific set of characteristics such as geographical and temporal variability that challenge their integration into traditional energy systems to supply electricity.
This report reviews experiences with strategic infrastructure planning with a view to identifying international best practices.
The data presented in this report show that progress has been achieved in important areas such as legislation, vehicle standards and improving access to post-crash care. This progress has not, however, occurred at a pace fast enough to compensate for the rising population and rapid motorization of transport taking place in many parts of the world.
The Inclusive Design Standards bring together what LLDC consider the best of existing good practice guidance and consolidate this in a single benchmarking document to be used as a tool by design teams. This second edition of the London Legacy Development Corporation s (LLDC s) Inclusive Design Standards (IDS), originally published in March 2013, is evidence of the positive impact and continued legacy created by the enormous success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games held in London back in the summer of 2012.
This strategy will support and inform the planning applications that will set out the long term vision for the development of sustainable communities within Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
RAND researchers used a six-step scenario development process to develop two thought-provoking scenarios that address the future of mobility in the US in 2030. Three driving forces caused one path to emerge over another: (1) the price of oil, (2) the development of environmental regulation, and (3) the amount of highway revenues and expenditures.
The Navigator – a web-based platform – helps project teams, public authorities and financiers to find the right sustainable infrastructure tool from amongst 50+ rating systems, high-level principles and guidelines.
What might one expect for the future of mobility in China in 2030? Mobility is defined as the ability to travel from one location to another, regardless of mode or purpose. RAND researchers used a six-step scenario development process to develop two thought-provoking scenarios that address this question.
Focused on the electricity system, BloombergNEF s (BNEF s) New Energy Outlook (NEO) combines the expertise of over 65 market and technology specialists in 12 countries to provide a unique view of how the market will evolve. Each year BNEF makes a number of changes to NEO as they strive to improve the completeness and complexity of their analysis. Click on the link to BNEF s website to see the 10 key findings.
The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub), working with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), conducted a scenario-planning exercise to understand how a collection of 25 transformative trends—megatrends—could reshape the infrastructure industry in the future. The exercise involved surveying more than 400 practitioners across 70 countries on the certainty of direction, scale of impact and level of preparedness for the megatrends. The output of this exercise resulted in three scenarios and a set of implications for the infrastructure industry.