Filling the Global Infrastructure Gap

Filling the Global Infrastructure Gap

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As countries around the world continue to develop at unprecedented rates, the effects of globalization, urbanization, and climate change are having dramatic environmental, financial, and social impacts. A critical component of this growth is the infrastructure needed to sustain global communities, from safe and reliable energy sources to bridges and roadways that can support new models of transportation. The time is now for increased investment to rebuild aging infrastructure and to fund new projects, from renewable energy to smart-cities technology. Communities, developers, and government leaders alike are searching for methods to increase private investment while making public-sector funding more effective. What are the biggest funding gaps in global infrastructure development? What are best practices for creating public-private infrastructure financing models that address the needs of sustainable development? Panelists will discuss ideal financing structures for projects that utilize a mix of public and private capital and deliver financial, social, and environmental returns.

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Moderator

Brian Sullivan
Anchor and Senior National Correspondent, CNBC

 

Speakers

David Bohigian
Acting President and CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

 

Jim Yong Kim
Partner and Vice Chairman, Global Infrastructure Partners; Former President, World Bank Group

 

Raymond J. McGuire
Vice Chairman, Citigroup; Chairman of Citi Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory

 

Hiromichi Mizuno
Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Government Pension Investment Fund, Japan; Co-Chair, Global Capital Markets Advisory Council, Milken Institute

 

Angela Rodell
CEO, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation