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Scaling smart mobility: An interview with Joost Vantomme

– Joost Vantomme, CEO of ERTICO - ITS Europe, explains how intelligent transport systems can connect the dots among industry players, road users, and infrastructure.

The strategic era of procurement in production

– As the industry transitions to sustainable construction, chief procurement officers will play key roles in helping companies decarbonize and improve profitability.

Attracting young people to traditional industries remains an uphill battle, but the increased use of tech is creating new channels of skilled talent.

Jennifer Lin, senior vice president and chief platform officer, Trimble Read the interview

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Building a biodiverse foundation: An interview with Katie Critchlow

– Katie Critchlow, CEO of NatureMetrics, discusses how infrastructure companies can measure the impact they have on the planet.

‘Whatever we can measure, we can manage’: An interview with Paolo Gallo

– The capex cycle is facing new and formidable challenges. Paolo Gallo of Italgas explains the importance of adopting a long-term... perspective.

Building better capital projects through sustainability benchmarks

– As leaders across industries prioritize sustainability practices, a clear and defined set of metrics and benchmarks will be necessary... to build sustainable capital projects.

The future of EV charging infrastructure: Executive perspectives

– Frank Mühlon of ABB and Giovanni Palazzo of Electrify America offer their insights into today’s and tomorrow’s... priorities for scaling EV charging infrastructure to meet demand.

Latest McKinsey Insights


Training your own capital-project talent

– With talent scarce, systemic capability building has become an imperative for the capital-project industry. Here’s how to... get it right.

Battery 2030: Resilient, sustainable, and circular

– Battery demand is growing—and so is the need for better solutions along the value chain.

One year into the BIL: Catalyzing US investments in energy

– The legislation provides an opportunity to improve the country’s clean-power infrastructure. More than a year since its... signing, we take stock of announced funding, programs, and the road ahead.

Financing the net-zero transition: From planning to practice

– Financial institutions will play a leading role in the transition to a net-zero economy. To maximize the opportunity, they must... make fundamental changes across portfolios and organizations.

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Decarbonizing the built environment

– In this issue of Voices, leaders offer perspectives about how best to decarbonize our built environment and erect a sustainable... future.

Embracing technology & sustainability in freight transport

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

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