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18 August 2021

G20 Global Infrastructure Hub's Marie Lam-Frendo, CEO, on Circular Economy

Uxolo speaks with Marie Lam-Frendo, CEO, Global Infrastructure Hub, created by the G20, on the evolution of infrastructure, ‘InfraTec’, climate mitigation of projects and how the sector has the power to transition to Net Zero carbon neutrality via ‘Circular Economy’.

Marie introduces the GI Hub created by the G20 in 2014 and how they support the progression of the infrastructure sector (00:24), how climate change and the funding shortfall are significant challenges to infrastructure (03:15), ‘brownfield’ Vs ‘greenfield’ and climate mitigation of projects (07:15), driving a sustainability-led infrastructure future (09:54), how infrastructure technology AKA ‘InfraTec’ is no longer a nice-to-have with a water case study example (11:20), filling the funding gap needs to start with government vision for projects to leverage the private sector and improving the PPP model (15:40), how infrastructure has the power to transition to Net Zero carbon neutrality via ‘Circular Economy’ (18:50).

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