Global Infrastructure Initiative

McKinsey’s Global Infrastructure Initiative (GII) is a community of the world’s most senior leaders in infrastructure and capital projects, committed to identifying tangible ways to improve the delivery of essential infrastructure.

Latest from GII

Interview

Perspectives on optimizing project performance in rail

– Rail-industry leaders Rob McIntosh from Network Rail and Roger Bayliss from MTR offer insights on optimizing project development... and delivery to meet changing expectations.
Article - Roundtable

Glasgow COP26 2021: Decarbonizing the built environment

– The cement and construction value chain accounts for nearly a third of global CO2 emissions, including operational... and embodied carbon.
Article - Site Visit

Optimizing existing infrastructure to build the future

– With a budget of approximately US$ 4.7 billion, the REM, a 67-km integrated, public, electric light-rail transit network under... construction in the Greater Montreal, is the largest public transit project undertaken in Québec in the last fifty years. CDPQ Infra, a subsidiary of global institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is responsible for the planning, financing, construction and operating phases of the REM. Through an exclusive onsite experience, participants will witness firsthand how REM is incorporating and updating century-old infrastructure into the project and navigating the economic and social impacts of the project.
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Voices on Infrastructure

Issue

Reimagining engineering and project development to meet net-zero targets

– Our April 2022 edition explores how companies on the cutting edge of engineering and project development are navigating the transition.
Interview

Engineering the energy transition: An interview with Aleida Rios of BP

– Aleida Rios, senior vice president of engineering at BP, sheds light on how oil and gas companies can innovate and transform to... enable a net-zero future.
Article

Capturing the net-zero opportunity with portfolio synergies

– Planning for the net-zero project portfolio presents a long-awaited opportunity to update conventional thinking, transform work... processes, and dramatically improve performance.
Interview

The innovation function: An interview with Shaun Kenny of Bechtel

– Infrastructure companies can help meet the needs of future generations by focusing on innovation today. Shaun Kenny discusses... how teamwork, training, and technology can help companies get it right.
Article

Infrastructure for a net-zero economy: Transformation ahead

– Eliminating greenhouse-gas emissions would entail major changes to the world’s stock of infrastructure assets. New McKinsey... analysis measures the shifts that could take place during this transition.
Article

How big business is taking the lead on climate change

– Business leaders have made bold commitments to reducing emissions. The challenge will be fulfilling these pledges across industries.

Roundtables

Article - Roundtable

Glasgow COP26 2021: Decarbonizing the built environment

– The cement and construction value chain accounts for nearly a third of global CO2 emissions, including operational and embodied carbon.

Featured video

Our seventh GII Summit took place virtually, in Montréal, from April 6-8, 2021, and focused on realizing the “project of the future” in a post-COVID-19 recovery.

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