Infrastructure financing levels could double by the year 2030. This will be a threat to people and the planet if massive investment - especially by institutional investors (e.g. pension funds) - does not aim to achieve global sustainable development and climate goals. Who are these institutional investors, and how can governments and civil society ensure that these investors work towards a sustainable future?
This video provides a lively introduction to the questions of how private investors (especially certain institutional investors, such as pension and insurance funds, which hold over $100 trillion) are financing infrastructure and whether they can help achieve public goods, such as low or no carbon economies.