Written on 04 November 2021.
Working with each other to prepare the future was precisely the objective of the G20 Summit held in Rome on 30 and 31 October, in order to prepare the COP 26 climate change conference. Following the Summit, G20 representatives highlighted the major role of infrastructure investment, notably by citing EDHEC Infra which was described as “further consistency in data collection through improved methodologies and common terminologies”. This endorsement acknowledges the position EDHEC Infra occupies in public debate, thanks to its high-quality research and its expertise in collecting data relating to infrastructure investment worldwide.
This document, transmitted to G20 Finance Ministers, illustrates how EDHEC Infra’s work facilitates decision-making geared to optimising investments: “G20 could consider actions to address the need to better inform infrastructure investment decisions, including through the ongoing work of related initiatives by international organizations on access to data, such as the Infrastructure Data Initiative, and in cooperation with the various institutions collecting infrastructure data (e.g. EDHEC Infrastructure Institute and other relevant institutions).”
The G20 members consequently underlined the need for infrastructure development and the benefits it can bring for society. A vision also conveyed by EDHEC Business School, in line with its role of supporting changes in practices in the investment field and the emergence of new initiatives within the economy.