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Pursuing new solutions in major projects and infrastructure
McKinsey’s Global Infrastructure Initiative (GII) is a community of the world’s most senior leaders in infrastructure and capital projects, committed to identifying tangible ways to improve the delivery of essential infrastructure.Read More
Oct 29 - 31, 2018 · Major project delivery and digital transformationLearn more
Key actions for leaders across the value chain
Looking into the industry's future
Engaging with Belt and Road
Real estate, energy, and more
in a fast-changing world
Welcome to the October 2018 issue of Voices on Infrastructure, a collection of insights from McKinsey and industry experts on future-proofing infrastructure in a fast-changing world. Infrastructure is a critical foundation for much of our economic activity and social life. Demand is rising not only for more infrastructure, but also for infrastructure that is produced effectively and efficiently. But we must put a high priority on making our infrastructure systems as resilient as possible to emerging trends, disruptions, and risks. Tragic accidents and natural disasters serve as stark reminders of a broad array of risks facing our infrastructure.Read Voices
To promote wider adoption of document and process standardization in the infrastructure industry, public- and private-sector organizations should foster greater collaboration during the early stages of project development.
In an era of rising customer demands, the infrastructure industry needs to support new solutions, reshape capital markets, and take a long-term term approach to asset development.
The hyperloop is a proposed mode of on-demand, all-electric, and autonomous transportation that moves people and goods at speeds up to 670 miles per hour through a low-pressure tube.
Bringing together experts to solve critical regional issues.
On June 12, 2018, McKinsey’s Global Infrastructure Initiative convened 20 of Canada’s leading infrastructure investors and owners to discuss these trends and insights. This peer-to-peer discussion explored the implications of technological disruptions on today’s major infrastructure investments.Learn more All roundtables
The global real estate market is changing. Standardization, prefabrication, and smart technology are gaining traction as rising populations confront the need for affordable housing and livable, sustainable cities. Senior partner Subbu Narayanswamy discussed these evolutions and more at GII 2017 with leaders from Barcelona Housing Systems, Arup, and the Centre for Liveable Cities.