Tackling risk and bridging the infrastructure finance gap.

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Infrastructure for Development

One of the priorities of the G20 under Argentina’s presidency is Infrastructure for Development. Infrastructure plays a key role in encouraging economic growth and prosperity, and millions of people around the world still lack access to basic services like electricity, water, and sanitation. Without investment in these fundamentals, we are unlikely to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Addressing risk

Investors are actively looking for long-term assets like infrastructure. Yet as crucial as infrastructure is for development, the risk of significant unintended negative economic, environmental and social consequences can deter investment.

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Accelerating sustainability and investment

There are three key moves we can make to promote sound investment in sustainable infrastructure.

Time for leadership

Infrastructure investment decisions have long-term implications for people, society, investors and our planet. And we need infrastructure to help meet the SDGs.

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