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Partnering Early Helps Transportation Agencies Deliver More Value for Travelers

Partnering Early Helps Transportation Agencies Deliver More Value for Travelers

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).

October 30, 2019 3 min read By: David S. Blaisdell, Senior Manager, Bechtel Enterprises (BEn)
One thing business can do to address fresh water risk

One thing business can do to address fresh water risk

CI's Marielle Canter Wienkel recommends what companies can do to address fresh water risk.

January 18, 2017 By: Marielle Canter Weikel, Conservation International
Balancing fresh water consumption and capacity

Balancing fresh water consumption and capacity

Dr. Troeng shares the importance of water consumption planning and ways to use existing water.

January 16, 2017 By: Dr Sebastian Troeng, Conservation International
Key ingredients to a successful partnership

Key ingredients to a successful partnership

Experts from Conservation International share insights on what businesses and governments need to forge a successful partnership to deliver fresh water.

January 12, 2017 By: Dr Sebastian Troeng, Conservation International
Cultivate business in Latin America

Cultivate business in Latin America

Small businesses are an unmistakable engine of economic growth in Latin America, and a critical part of any international company’s supply chain when it works in the region.

November 15, 2016 By: Hector Garcia
How infrastructure companies deliver real benefits

How infrastructure companies deliver real benefits

Sustainable infrastructure is a confluence of ideas. It’s physical, eco-friendly, and smart. It seeks to minimize costs and maximize the use of resources. It’s also global.

October 12, 2016 By: Craig Albert
Emergency, emergency, this is America

Emergency, emergency, this is America's infrastructure calling

Now's the time to replace crumbling bridges and roads with stronger, smarter alternatives.

November 24, 2015 By: Brendan Bechtel, Chairman and CEO of the Bechtel Group
Public-private partnerships are critical in addressing global challenges

Public-private partnerships are critical in addressing global challenges

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.

September 01, 2015 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
Smart cities as innovation hubs

Smart cities as innovation hubs

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.

April 27, 2015 By: Amos Avidan