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Investments in infrastructure won't just fall into our laps

Public-private partnerships involving institutional investors are one key pre-requisite.


According to OECD and IMF projections, the global economy is beginning ...

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"The secret sauce of success is the private sector"

The European Commission's Investment Plan aims to mobilise at least EUR 315 billion in investments to reinvigorate growth in ...

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Investing in infrastructure is investing in our future

Raising global growth to deliver better living standards and quality jobs has been the G20's highest priority over the ...

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Infrastructure investments needed to control insurance costs

Every year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases an Infrastructure Report Card, which depicts the condition and performance ...

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The Pothole Vortex

Winter is the gift that keeps on giving. Long after the snow and ice have melted, potholes make their annual ...

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Being bold in Bandung

In a recent blog post for the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities website, Swiss Re's Martyn Parker says ...

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We should be spending more on infrastructure

This is the message conveyed by an article in the latest edition of the Economist.

Entitled the "The trillion-dollar gap ...

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High tax tops risk agenda in Brazil

With preparation for the forthcoming 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics offering global platforms to attract investment, the impact of ...

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Cost of material inputs concern in China

The Lloyd’s Risk Index 2013 is based on a global survey of over 500 C-suite and board level executives ...

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Ducking a Himalayan Tsunami

Noted Indian environmental activist Sunitha Narain, talks about sustainable development in the Himalayas in light of the recent flash floods ...

STORY URL: Reclaiming the Himalayas
The devastating floods in Uttarakhand underscore the problems in the way development is being undertaken in the Himalayas. Sunita Narain, Director General, C...

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