Infrastructure and Investment policy

According to G20 plans, infrastructure investments are to be doubled worldwide. But what kind of infrastructure will be built and who will benefit? How are such large-scale infrastructure projects compatible with the goals of sustainable development and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to zero? How should infrastructure be financed, and what role should public-private partnerships play in financing these projects?

Our dossier provides up-to-date information and analyses on global infrastructure and investment policies.

Infrastructure investment

Contracts for Sustainable Infrastructure

Infrastructure is essential to the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and to the success of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Our partner IISD presents why governments must invest in sustainable infrastructure and how they can integrate sustainability into infrastructure contracts.

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Infrastructure projects in Africa - „development for whom?“

Will the G20’s infrastructure finance model support people, especially the poorest and vulnerable ones that lack access to infrastructure, and bring greater equality? Or is it a means to create another plaything for financial markets to concentrate wealth at the top?
Aldo Caliari

The G20 Compact with Africa: innovative partnerships or business as usual?

Africa and the G20 – Considerations for Building a Meaningful Partnership