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Voices on Infrastructure: August 2022

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


Introduction: August 2022

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Roundtables

Article - Roundtable

Sydney 2022: Scaling EV infrastructure to meet net-zero targets

– Driven by policy, technological innovation, and expanded consumer choice, the global electric vehicle (EV) market has seen incredible... growth over the past decade, and it will only accelerate.
Article - Roundtable

Tokyo 2022: Navigating the new normal and decarbonization challenge in Japan’s infrastructure industry

– The changing macroeconomic context puts infrastructure at an inflection point.
Article - Roundtable

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

– Hong Kong’s construction industry faces a number of challenges resulting from supply-chain congestion, rising demand and... fuel costs, and a changing workforce.