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

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Building the net-zero workforce

– A four-step strategy can help enable the next generation of industry workers to deliver the net-zero portfolio.
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Tokyo 2022: Navigating the new normal and decarbonization challenge in Japan’s infrastructure industry

– The changing macro-economic context puts infrastructure at an inflection point.
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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

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Building resilient infrastructure supply chains

– Navigating the net-zero transition will require the construction industry to not only grow its workforce but also attract and develop new talent.
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Here comes the 21st century’s first big investment wave. Is your capital strategy ready?

– A surge of investment in hard assets will pressure already strained supply chains and project delivery systems. CEOs who transform... their capital strategy fast—and first—may win a competitive edge.
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Closing labor gaps to revitalize US infrastructure

– US construction projects are short-staffed today, and the problem is set to get worse. Here’s what the sector can do to... close the gap
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Infrastructure leaders need new capabilities to move toward net-zero emissions

– As the infrastructure sector increases its focus on sustainability, leaders must acquire and hone capabilities to manage new complexities... in delivering projects on time and within budget.
Interview

Built to last: An interview with Jennifer Lin of Trimble

– Trimble’s chief platform officer discusses how becoming more tech-forward will help the industry become more sustainable,... efficient, and attractive to younger generations.
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Building the net-zero workforce

– A four-step strategy can help enable the next generation of industry workers to deliver the net-zero portfolio.

Roundtables

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Hong Kong 2022: Surviving the inflation and productivity crisis in Hong Kong’s construction industry

– A robust project pipeline, compounded by supply constraints and labor shortages, has fueled inflation in construction costs to an unsustainable level.

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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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