Tag Archives: Infrastructure

Emerging Trends in Infrastructure 2018

Infrastructure continues to drive growth of the global economy.  Governments have the desire and ambition to invest, and new technologies and innovation are unlocking development opportunity, but social, financial and political division risks stalling critical action. This report by KPMG identifies the trends that will pose the greatest challenges and fuel new opportunities for infrastructure …
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Bridging global infrastructure gaps

Global infrastructure systems are straining to meet demand, and the spending trajectory will lead to worsening gaps. But there are solutions to unlock financing and make the sector more productive. This report by McKinsey offers an updated perspective based on the latest infrastructure spending data and a fresh evaluation of the world’s needs. It adds …
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Partnering Against Corruption Initiative

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with Deloitte has just published the report, “Partnering Against Corruption Initiative: Infrastructure & Urban Development Building Foundations for Transparency.” Building Foundations for Transparency is the second phase of a multi-year project conducted by the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) to address the specific needs of the Infrastructure & Urban …
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IESE Cities in Motion Index 2015

Barcelona and Madrid are Spain’s smartest cities, according to the IESE Cities in Motion (ICIM) index 2015. The survey is developed by the Center for Globalization and Strategy (CGS) under the direction of professors Pascual Berrone and Joan Enric Ricart. According to the ranking, the global top ten is headed by London, followed by New …
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The Safest Cities In The World

Tokyo named the world’s safest city, according to The Economist’s 2015 Safe Cities Index, followed by Singapore and Osaka in second and third position respectively. Barcelona in 15th position and Madrid 21st, the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list.  Here are the factors it ranks 50 cities on: Digital security — …
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Attracting Private Capital To Public Infrastructure Projects

The World Economic Forum has just published a new report, “Infrastructure Investment Policy Blueprint.” Although infrastructure building is considered a key driver of growth, a significant number of viable infrastructure investments are not realized, due primarily to political risks which put off many infrastructure investors. The study provides advice on how governments can attract private …
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China and Africa Partnership

The African Development Bank has just published the book China and Africa, An Emerging Partnership for Development? The study analyzes the economic exchange betweenChina andAfrica and outlines policy recommendations to ensure that the China-Africa relationship contributes to sustainable growth and poverty reduction. Chinese enterprises have increased their trade and investment relations with African counterparts by …
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Transportation & Logistics 2030: Transport Infrastructure

This report by PricewaterhouseCoopers examines how the industry is facing up to present challenges such as rising demand, constrained finances, increasing population densities, and bottlenecks in supply. It also forecasts that infrastructure operators, governments and the wider transport industry will have to adopt new approaches if market and environmental demands are to be met. The …
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