Public sector authorities are realizing that many times they are not ready to implement projects as P3s. They need more time to define their objectives and goals for the project, properly define the scope and phasing, and understand and fairly allocate risks between the public and private sectors.
As a result, a number of agencies are opting for or at least considering a different approach – engaging private-sector players earlier at a point more upstream in the planning process through what is known as a pre-development agreement (PDA).
CI's Marielle Canter Wienkel recommends what companies can do to address fresh water risk.
Dr. Troeng shares the importance of water consumption planning and ways to use existing water.
Experts from Conservation International share insights on what businesses and governments need to forge a successful partnership to deliver fresh water.
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Now's the time to replace crumbling bridges and roads with stronger, smarter alternatives.
Enhanced collaboration between civil society, government, and business in the planning, design and implementation of core and social infrastructures should grow economies; build resiliency; and help to solve societal problems.
Global megatrends require a step-change in the way we design, construct and operate structures and systems that will benefit society for the long term.