Publications

21

Nov
The benefits of digital construction are well known in theory. They provide the chance to improve productivity, increase efficiency and attract a younger and more diverse workforce. By not acknowledging the use of digital technologies, the industry will become marginalized and at risk of significant disruption. “At the heart of the ...

03

Oct
The Fourth industrial Revolution is on the agenda. Its watchword is agility. The World Economic Forum estimates a steep rise of the global population residing in cities to 68% by 2050. The challenge for city administrators is to quickly adapt to changing needs in all urban infrastructures and processes by ...

03

Oct
The Fourth industrial Revolution offers opportunities to rethink the management of project data and mobile collaboration to reduce costs and improve schedules. Indeed, much has to be done. Poor data and communication are a burden on the construction industry and have to be tackled.“Time spent on non-optimal activities will cost ...

17

Jan
CICA SummaryPPIAF goals:strengthen the policy, regulatory and institutional underpinnings of private-sector investment in infrastructure in emerging markets and developing countries; building institutions; reducing policy, regulatory and institutional risks; building the capacity of counterparties;this foundation allows governments to generate a pipeline of bankable projects.PPIAF is targeting specific interventions and issues ...

22

Nov
Presentation made by Yamina SAFER, Capital Markets Officer, Finance Directorate, Capital Markets Department, European Investment Bank(EIB) in the margins of CICA Board-Council Meeting, Paris, November 22, 2016 EIB’s objective is to finance projects mainly in the European Union (EU), to do that they have a very simple model. They are a ...

15

Nov
CICA SummaryDeveloped countries committed to mobilize jointly USD 100 billion a year in climate finance by 2020. Public and private finance mobilized by developed countries for climate action in developing countries reached USD 62 billion in 2014 compared to USD 52 billion in 2013. Achieving the USD 100 billion a ...

15

Nov
CICA SummaryInfrastructure development and/or operations shall be carried out according to best management practices and contract terms that ensure applicable law is applied in accordance with international norms.An organizational structure shall be established, which includes: a clear separation of roles, an unambiguous allocation of responsibilities and duties, appropriate ...

15

Nov
CICA SummarySuRe® (the Standard for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure) consists of 76 criteria divided into 14 themes spanning environmental; social and governance aspects and relies on independent verification and certification of infrastructure projects. SuRe® aims to establish a common language and understanding of sustainable and resilient infrastructure projects between project ...

15

Nov
G20 Green FinanceCICA SummaryThe G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG)’s work supports the G20’s strategic goal of strong, sustainable and balanced growth.“Green finance” can be understood as financing of investments that provide environmental benefits. Green finance involves efforts to internalize environmental externalities and adjust risk perceptions. Green finance involves the ...

15

Nov
CICA SummaryIntroductionThe Green Bond Principles (GBP) are voluntary process guidelines. The GBP are intended for broad use by the market and are designed to provide the information needed to increase capital allocation to environmentally sustainable purposes.GBP is famed by the same four core components: Use of Proceeds, Process for Project ...
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