Voices

The Global Infrastructure Initiative’s insights from industry leaders and McKinsey experts on mission-critical themes.

Latest edition

Embracing technology & sustainability in freight transport

Developing the solutions needed to tackle decarbonization in freight transport will require innovation and fundamental change.

Inside this edition

Article

Introduction: August 2022

– Sustainable infrastructure investments in freight transport are growing—and new innovations and markets are paving the road... to the future.
Article

News from the Global Infrastructure Initiative: August 2022

– Welcome to the August 2022 edition of Voices on Infrastructure, which focuses on technology and sustainability in freight... transport.
Interview

Disrupting transport: An interview with Robert Falck of Einride

– Einride’s founder and CEO discusses how autonomous technology and digital infrastructure can decarbonize the difficult-to-abate... freight industry.
Article

Unlocking hydrogen’s power for long-haul freight transport

– As the demand for hydrogen in transportation increases, it is imperative to develop infrastructure to supply trucks, buses, and... cars.
Interview

DHL on sustainable, customer-centric delivery in the last mile

– Deutsche Post DHL’s head of sustainability for German Post and Parcel discusses how the logistics industry can work to decarbonize... road transportation and meet consumer expectations.
Article

Mapping the way: Decarbonizing roads

– Road developers and operators have a unique position in the transport industry and can enable significant change around lowering... emissions.
Article

Managing capital risk in the race to net zero

– How the Great Reallocation of energy and infrastructure investments is driving new strategies for managing uncertainty and risk.

Recent editions

June 2022

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.
April 2022

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.
February 2022

Charting new approaches to capital project delivery

Welcome to the February 2022 edition of Voices on Infrastructure, which explores what it will take to successfully scale... up the delivery of capital projects to meet net-zero targets.
December 2021

Improving project development and delivery

Welcome to the December edition of Voices on Infrastructure, tackling how we improve project development and delivery... at this critical juncture.
October 2021

Scaling EV infrastructure to meet net-zero targets

Welcome to the October edition of Voices on Infrastructure, where we explore what it will take to scale electric-vehicle... (EV) infrastructure to meet net-zero targets. In service of this goal, it has never been more important to expand the availability of publicly accessible EV chargers and accelerate the production of high-quality, cost-efficient, low-carbon batteries.
September 2021

Meeting the sustainable infrastructure challenge

Welcome to the September 2021 issue of Voices on Infrastructure, a collection of insights on how infrastructure can help... address the climate-change challenge.
July 2021

Preparing for energy transition in infrastructure

This issue shares perspectives on what it will take to dramatically reduce carbon emissions in the built environment and how to... accelerate the energy transition.
June 2021

Reimagining transit in a post-COVID world

This edition of Voices shares perspectives on reshaping the industry for the next normal, including technology platforms, changing... customer preferences, sustainability, and ways to win ridership.
May 2021

2021 GII Summit: Project of the future

This report recaps the best ideas of the 2021 GII Summit and shares the voices and perspectives of leaders from across geographies... and sectors.
January 2021

Restarting economies with infrastructure investment

Infrastructure investment is an important tool to support growth, create jobs, propel economic recovery, and position our economies... for sustainable growth.

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