In these uncertain times, raising the quality of infrastructure has been more challenging than ever: today’s political environments can mean that, even with plenty of private-sector capital ready for deployment, not enough is being put to use.
In its latest edition of Infrastructure Finance Outlook, S&P Global Ratings considers how different regions around the globe are advancing with infrastructure investments, but also how we assess different regulatory and political risk. The increase in global political uncertainties means that infrastructure investors are even more focused on long-term sustainability, which includes broad buy-in from communities, convinced of a projects’ social value, its price affordability and a balanced economic benefit for all stakeholders.
And, as environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations are rising to the fore of investment strategies, the leading rating agency dedicates this edition to providing greater insight to its newest offering, the ESG Evaluation.
IPFA members can download the report below.