It’s Infrastructure Week, and everyone is saying that it’s #timetobuild. We agree! The next 5-10 years offer a once-in-a-generation opportunity for hundreds of US cities to upgrade to the smarter, cleaner and greener systems their citizens want and expect.
Public-sector innovation is hard, even for big, high-capacity cities. Innovation is even tougher when the subject is something essential to the health and safety of a city, like water infrastructure.
Interview segment (1:10—8:00) The new bridge was built in six hours, using a method called Accelerated Bridge Construction. But the pedestrian walkway across a eight-lane highway at Miami's Florida International University came down in a
To date, "green bonds" have been seen as the primary vehicle for environmental or social impact in the fixed-income market. Green bond issuance has grown significantly since the market was initiated in 2007, with offerings by the European Investment Bank and the World Bank.
California officials are downplaying the risks of climate change to bond investors while citing those same risks as the basis for a lawsuit against oil companies, according to a conservative think tank that has asked securities regulators to investigate.
In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Donald Trump called out the nation’s crumbling infrastructure and called for more spending on bridges and roads.
Coastal communities from Maine to California have been put on notice from one of the top credit rating agencies: Start preparing for climate change or risk losing access to cheap credit.
As disasters strike, infrastructure crumbles and investors scramble to find value in catastrophe bonds, a new kind of debt instrument has been launched that may be welcome news.