To build a skilled workforce, Gabon implemented the National Infrastructure Master Plan, which has become the prototype for project management organizations delivering infrastructure in other countries.
According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the world needs to invest around $3.3 trillion dollars in infrastructure through 2030 to meet economic growth forecasts. A skilled construction workforce is essential to meeting this demand.
Bechtel's president for Latin America discusses the importance of developing a sustainable global supply chain and working with suppliers from Latin America.
With global population expected to swell to an estimated 9 billion by 2050, the intelligent use of limited resources in production and consumption has become a subject of socio-political, environmental, and economic discussion.
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.
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.
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.
Use of local workers and suppliers can be the most efficient way to execute key aspects of a project, while other jobs may require specialized skills not available among nationals. This reality can become a source of socio-economic and political tension when local supply and project demand are not well understood by all stakeholders.