Earth Day: 2022 marks watershed for climate change

Earth Day: 2022 marks watershed for climate change

This year saw the sad declaration that climate change will rise above 1.5°C, but it has also seen the launch of global verification of green infrastructure projects and fast-rises in renewable energy and sustainable finance.  Severe weather events are proliferating...
Carbon Trust seeks bids for 16 offshore wind R&D projects

Carbon Trust seeks bids for 16 offshore wind R&D projects

The UK’s Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), a collaboration between nine offshore wind developers, has launched the first of 16 new research and development (R&D) projects this year.  The research projects span five key areas: cables, electrical...
Tony Barry – Corruption is an integrity and leadership challenge

Tony Barry – Corruption is an integrity and leadership challenge

How do we combat and condemn bribery, while promoting ethics, integrity and transparency during times of corruption and conflict? This is the question FIDIC president Tony Barry attempted to answer for an international audience. Tony Barry has set out the need to...
IDB launches $1bn sustainable development bond

IDB launches $1bn sustainable development bond

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) upgraded its first five year $500m global sustainable development bond to $1bn under its new framework. The Inter-American Development Bank has launched its first five year $1bn global sustainable development bond under its...
How do we tackle gender inequality with infrastructure?

How do we tackle gender inequality with infrastructure?

Three infrastructure leaders – Mott MacDonald’s Mike Haigh (MH), Peter Oosterveer (PO) of Arcadis, and J.P. Morgan’s Angela Yoong (AY) discuss why women should join the sector, and how we address global inequality. Rewarding careers for womenIG: Infrastructure is a...