Voices

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

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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.

Inside this edition

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Introduction: December 2021

– As 2021 draws to a close, we are excited to bring together another slate of diverse voices to weigh in on the pressing, foundational... questions facing infrastructure today.
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News from the Global Infrastructure Initiative: December 2021

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

Perspectives on optimizing project performance in rail

– Rail-industry leaders from Hong Kong and the United Kingdom offer insights on optimizing project development and delivery to meet... changing environmental, social, and governance expectations.
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Creating capacity to deliver: Using investment to spur transformation

– The IIJA and the EU Green Deal present opportunities to reimagine the built environment for years to come. Infrastructure organizations... will need to radically change how they deliver projects.
Interview

Investing in the next generation of transportation infrastructure

– Two CEOs—one leading a global investment fund and the other heading one of the world’s largest transit agencies—discuss... the once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest in the infrastructure industry.
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Infrastructure investing to build a net-zero-carbon world

– Infrastructure investors face the opportunity—and the challenge—of helping Europe meet its decarbonization goals.... Their focus is to protect past investments, future-proof current ones, and find the next great project.

Recent editions

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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