Three ways to tackle urbanisation

With nearly 70 per cent of the world’s population expected to live in towns and cities by 2050, rapid urbanisation is one of the biggest challenges of our time, putting unprecedented pressure on transportation systems, utilities and the environment. But emerging technologies are affording new, smarter ways to maintain, build and interact with infrastructure in an effort to make urbanisation more manageable

Infrastructure investors making ESG a priority

Growing awareness of responsible investing, which considers environmental, social and governance factors, has transformed the conversation in the infrastructure sector

Should private finance stop investing in infrastructure?

bird's eye view of Heathrow runway with planes on it

Concern over investing in regulated sectors is damaging UK infrastructure, but private finance is essential to meet future needs

Cities of the future: digitally-transformed infrastructure

Building infrastructure can result in a complicated and disjointed project desperately in need of digital technologies to connect all parties

UK rail networks need to get proactive and modernise

Shifting to a proactive, rather than reactive, model of investment and maintenance is vital to deliver the high level of reliability, punctuality and overall experience rail passengers expect

How Islamic finance could plug the UK investment gap

Set to take off in the UK, Islamic finance could fund major infrastructure projects and even be boosted by Brexit

The role of private investment in saving Britain’s infrastructure

Bridge

Political division over how to finance badly needed new infrastructure in the UK should not get in the way of progress

Why investing in the right infrastructure technology is crucial for the UK’s future

Prototype pods for the Hyperloop transportation system on display in California last year; the technology hopes to move passengers and freight up to 1,200km per hour, but is still some distance away from commercial development

In an era of rapid technological change, how can investors be sure that new infrastructure developments will remain relevant?