An interview with Manuel Wu, CEO of Metro Lima Line 1 Mass transit development is critical for urban growth and quality of life, but it can involve complex economic, social, and environmental trade-offs. Metro Lima Line 1, winner of the 2014 IDB Group Infrastructure 360º Award, is a good example of how to manage these complexities by integrating sustainable infrastructure … [Read more...] about The Business Case for Sustainable Infrastructure: Metro Lima Line 1
Three years ago, Anne Marie Slaughter’s article why women still cant have it all created an international firestorm, feeding into the ongoing conversation on women, work, leadership and work-life balance. Counter to Sheryl Sandberg’s assertion than women weren’t leaning in, Slaughter showed that for many women, leaning in was simply not enough – how society thinks about work, … [Read more...] about Can women have it all in Mexico?
Whether you’re a global tourism operator in Jamaica or a midsize recycling company in Honduras, corporates of all sizes often face similar business challenges. … [Read more...] about CEOs Talk Shop – Four sustainable investments to tackle business challenges
I recently attended the Regional Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) in Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile. At this forum and in the business world, we witness how issues of sustainability and green growth are transforming the real economy. In the coming years in Chile, non-conventional renewable energy will make up more than 70% of new installed capacity. In … [Read more...] about The investor world and green growth
* By Ana María Vidaurre-Roche A sustainable approach to project design has allowed a metro line in Peru to reduce greenhouse gas emissions up to 80% above what regulations require. The line connects 11 districts across Lima and improves access and mobility, increasing the city’s productivity level by reducing commuting times by almost four times. The project has … [Read more...] about Infrastructure 360º Awards: promoting best practices in sustainable infrastructure