Taking action for the long term

June 2017

With sluggish economic growth and rising inequality across much of the world, long-term investment in infrastructure is critical to shift countries onto more sustainable, inclusive growth paths. But too often, governments fail to act—and the chasm between what's needed and what actually gets done continues to widen. How do we find fresh ways to set priorities, build consensus, and develop alternatives, such as private-sector financing mechanisms? What is the new 21st-century road map that governments, investors, and companies should follow?

  • Dominic Barton, Global Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Lincoln Leong, Chief Executive Officer, MTR
  • Michael Sabia, President and CEO, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
  • Moderator: Rik Kirkland, Partner and Director of Publishing, McKinsey & Company

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