Mega-infrastructure plans and financing and investment policies to promote private investments in the energy, transport and water sectors are on the rise. This publication provides recommendations to policy- and decision-makers on how human rights and environmental benefits can be maximized.
Meetings of G20 officials during the April 2018 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank set in motion revolutionary and lasting changes in the mission and organization of global financial governance.
By Nancy Alexander
For civil society agendas in support of sustainable development, human rights, and accountable and participatory governance, the increased involvement of institutional investors in infrastructure projects raises a number of issues.
The mega-infrastructure and investment agenda is here to stay, whether we like it or not. The key question for civil society remains how to build its own social infrastructure, in order to build structural power and present positive alternatives to key actors, especially democratic governments.
Are the plans of growth oft he G20 compatible with the sustainable development goals and emission reduction? This Dossier contains information and analysis about global economic governance and investment politics.
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.