Underpinning sustainable development
Our report with UNOPS finds that efficient infrastructure policy and disciplined investment decisions are vital for attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Infrastructure: Underpinning Sustainable Development highlights the need to understand infrastructure as an integrated system of systems – the interdependencies across sectors requires us to break down the ‘silo mentality’ in infrastructure development. We developed a new tool set to address these issues and help practice, so global policy-makers in global infrastructure development to develop policies that are sustainable and support achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
ITRC Consortium wins Infrastructure Award at the EG Tech Awards
Judges at the ceremony on 10 July 2019 said the winner hit the brief on so many levels. From innovative infrastructure analysis to a focus on future needs as well as the present. ‘The winner demonstrated a razor sharp approach to tackling infrastructure issues head on.’
The first long-term view of the UK’s infrastructure needs was published in July 2018 by the National Infrastructure Commission, underpinned by our advanced modelling and analysis of future scenarios. We are continuing to work with the National Infrastructure Commission in preparation for their next assessments.
Understand our work with the World Bank on how $4.2 Trillion Can Be Saved by Investing only extra 3% in building more Resilient Infrastructure in low to middle income countries. Sustainable infrastructure addresses inequalities: it gives a lifeline to better health, better education and better livelihoods to people, households and communities. A new report has been recently published.
ITRC-MISTRAL played an important role in the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) report Preparing for a drier future – England’s water infrastructure needs. This report assesses the options for ensuring stable water supplies even during droughts.